Rdio to Leave Echo Nest after Spotify Acquisition

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Hypebot reports that streaming music service, Rdio, will no longer use the music intelligence services of The Echo Nest after the company was acquired by Spotify, a competitor of Rdio. According to Rdio CEO, Anthony Bay, the company’s decision was due to the competitive nature of the acquisition.

rdio_ss_sqHypebot reports that streaming music service, Rdio, will no longer use the music intelligence services of The Echo Nest after the company was acquired by Spotify, a competitor of Rdio. According to Rdio CEO, Anthony Bay, the company’s decision was due to the competitive nature of the acquisition. He also stated that Rdio is a top tier competitor in the market. “There’s only about three companies offering this kind of service on a global basis, so in that category, it’s our goal to be the best” said Bay. Read More

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