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Playing Favorites: Hands-on with Rdio's redesign

Rdio rolled out a fresh new design, but the stripped-down navigation works better on the mobile apps than the desktop.

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The 20 best Chromecast apps, and counting

Google's $35 streaming stick is quickly catching up to boxes like Apple TV and Roku as more and more apps add support.

Rdio plans free ad-supported streaming service

Cumulus Media, which owns a 20 percent stake in Rdio, says the service is coming later this year and will feature content from Cumulus's radio stations.

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Rdio dumping music recommendation engine after Spotify buys Echo Nest

Streaming radio will rely on other recommendation sources instead.

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Beats Music doubles trial period after first week sign-up snags

The new mobile-focused music subscription service wasn't quite ready for its popularity out of the gate.