Microsoft Offering Xbox Music Service

Say goodbye to Zune and hello to Xbox Music. Microsoft is launching a new digital streaming service to compete head on with Apple’s iTunes, Amazon’s Cloud Player and the slew of other services blanketing the music scene such as Rdio, Pandora and Spotify. Current users of the Xbox in 15 markets worldwide, including the US […]

Rdio to come pre-installed on Kobo Vox

Kobo announced today announced that Rdio will come pre-loaded on the company’s new Kobo Vox, a $200 Android tablet with WiFi connectivity and a seven inch LCD multi-touch colour screen.

Zune Music Marketplace coming in October

Microsoft Canada has announced that it will be expanding its Zune Music Marketplace next Monday October 3rd along with the Zune Music Pass.

The company says the Music Marketplace now offers more than 14 million songs from the four major labels – EMI, Warner Music Group, Sony BMG and Universal Music Group – as well as and tens of thousands of indie labels.

Rdio offers free streaming of Polaris Music Nominees for limited time

Rdio, the on-demand music service and Polaris Music Prize have partnered to bring Canadian music fans free full album streaming of Short List nominated albums for the Polaris Music Prize.

Now in its sixth year, the Polaris Music Prize awards $30,000 for the Best Canadian Album, as voted on by a jury of music journalists, broadcasters, and bloggers from across Canada.

Rdio now offered through Telus

Telus has announced an agreement with Rdio (pronounced ar-dee-oh), a premium music streaming service, whereby Telus wireless subscribers can subscribe to the service and have it billed directly to their Telus invoice.

Beginning today, Telus customers can sign up to the service for $9.99 per month.

Rdio now available on Sonos

Sonos, makers of wireless music systems for the home, and Rdio, a premium music streaming service this week announced today that Rdio (pronounced ar-dee-oh) is now available to Sonos users.

Beginning today, Sonos customers in the United States and Canada can sign up to the service for $9.99 per month.