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Music subscription service Rdio launched in India Thursday, offering local users access to a catalog of more than 32 million songs. Rdio’s basic Pandora-like service will be free, and the company is charging 120 Rupees (about $2) per month for full on-demand access. Rdio’s launch in India follows its acquisition of local music service Dhingana ten months ago.

Two days after Amazon’s original drama Transparent won a Golden Globe for best TV series, the company announced it’s signed Woody Allen to write and direct a half-hour comedy series. It’s the first TV show Allen has done and will be available exclusively through Prime Instant Video in 2016. More details “will be made available in the future.”

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