Rdio acquires TastemakerX

On the heels of Google's acquisition of Songza to compete against Apple's $3 billion Beats Music deal, Rdio has announced that it is bringing TastemakerX under its umbrella. The deal will allow Rdio to offer better music discovery to its streaming audience.

San Francisco, California-based TastemakerX was originally founded to help artists connect with fans and enable listeners to discover new music.

"TastemakerX enables listeners to discover new music, build and listen to virtual collections, and view artists based on social discovery," Rdio said of its acquisition.

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Source: Rdio