Weekly Summary: Startup Mistakes; Dhingana Buyout; Quikr’s $90 Mn & More

Not a dull moment in the world of startup and technology. If you missed some of our posts, here’s a quick recap.

Skype Founders’ Music Service Rdio Acquires Dhingana

Music streaming service Rdio has acquired Dhingana, which had recently shut down its operations. The acquisition amount has not been disclosed as yet.

Weekly Summary: Dhingana Shutdown; Startup Hiring & More

If you have missed out on all the action we covered this week, here’s a curated list.

Music Streaming Service Dhingana Shutdown

Goodbye! We hope that you enjoyed listening to Dhingana as much as we enjoyed building it. But alas, all good things must come to an end. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for letting us be a part of your musical moments! – The Dhingana Team”

Music Streaming Service Dhingana Shutting Down?

Music streaming site Dhingana might be shutting down. The company has been struggling to monetize while record labels have hiked licensing costs.

No More Data Charges for Music Downloads from Dhingana on Idea Cellular

Indian music streaming service Dhingana has partnered with telecom operator Idea Cellular to launch a co-branded music subscription service which allows users to download unlimited music with no data charges. Users will have to pay the usual subscription fee though.

Dhingana Launches New Ad Free Subscription Service with Unlimited Offline Sync

The subscription is an in-app purchase and costs $1.99. New users get a 15 day free trial. At present, the only way the site makes money is through advertisements.

Dhingana launches Radio Jockey curated radio stations

The radio stations are programmed and curated by Dhingana’s music experts, the company said.