Skype founders start streaming music venture Rdio

Wednesday 14 October 2009 | 16:17 CET | News
Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis have created a new start-up called Rdio. With offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, Rdio is focused on the market for streaming music services, the New York Times reports. Rdio is hoping to introduce a music subscription service by early next year that offers seamless access to music from both PCs and mobile phones. Drew Larner, Rdio's chief executive, said the company is in talks with the music labels on licensing content. Mark Piibe, the head of digital business development at the EMI music label, confirmed that talks were under way with

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