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Roku and Rdio make beautiful music with remote control, billing integration

Sorry Spotify and Pandora; set-top darling Roku is playing favorites with a different streaming music service.

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Rdio matches Spotify on family pricing as the music streaming battle royale continues

Rdio is dropping the prices of its family plans by $5 to match rival Spotify's recently announced multi-user deals.

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More Beats than Spotify: Microsoft to kill free Xbox Music streaming

Subscribers will be able to rock on past December 1, but Microsoft's pressing Stop on non-paying listeners. We explain why--and where you can turn to for free tunes from here.

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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.