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Nokia Turns to Echo Nest for MixRadio Service on Windows Phone

November 15, 2011

Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Nokia Oyj turned to The Echo Nest, a six-year-old U.S. supplier of music software, to supply the MixRadio application that comes with its new Windows Phones.

The MixRadio software can create customized streaming radio from the user’s music collection and Nokia’s catalog, Somerville, Mass.-based Echo Nest said in an e-mailed statement.

The Echo Nest, founded in 2005, is privately held by investors including Matrix Partners and Commonwealth Capital Ventures.

--Editors: Simon Thiel, Robert Valpuesta.

To contact the reporter on this story: Diana ben-Aaron in Helsinki at dbenaaron1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Kenneth Wong at kwong11@bloomberg.net


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