Streaming music service Rdio has held its second internal Hack Day, giving its engineers “the freedom to create any feature they wanted to see in the product, jump into some unexplored code, or create web apps using the Rdio API”. The results included drag’n’drop for Tdio’s iPhone app; keyboard shortcuts for its website; features showing the heaviest listeners for each artist; custom playlist artwork; and a tool to suggest new releases by artists in an Rdio user’s collection. All (useful) iterative improvements rather than big whizz-bang innovations, which is likely a function of this being an internal Hack Day.

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