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Rdio discontinues video-streaming platform Vdio

Friday 27 December 2013 | 21:21 CET | News
Six months after launching its video-streaming platform Vdio, Rdio has decided to shut down the service, according to an email sent to customers, reported TechCrunch. When launched, Vdio was expected to complete against Netflix and Amazon as a new streaming video product. However, the service ended up becoming more of a competitor to traditional on-demand video rental services like iTunes or Google Play. The shutdown of the service follows a layoff that affected 35 people at the company. In an email sent to customers, the Vdio team said it was not able to "deliver a differentiated customer

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Companies: Amazon / Google / Netflix / Rdio
Countries: World
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