1. WindowsCentral.com's Avatar

    In a surprise announcement, LINE messenger has picked up MixRadio from Microsoft. LINE is one of the biggest messaging services around, although it is mostly prevalent in non-Western countries at the moment.

    Microsoft announced the news on the Lumia Conversations blog. The deal is expected to be completed by "early 2015" with the MixRadio team staying in Bristol, UK.

    Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...
    12-18-2014 10:30 AM
  2. Stefan Holder's Avatar
    This was a surprise.. Who would've thought LINE buying the service and vowing to keep it running too.. I'm shocked! 😨
    12-18-2014 10:43 AM
  3. Johnny Tremaine's Avatar
    Keeping it 'running' and keeping it updated with modern funtionality are two entirely different things.

    Look at TuneIn Radio: their WP app is still technically 'running', but it hasn't been updated since the WP platform launched. The UI on iOS and Android is two generations ahead, bears no resemblance to the older WP version.

    The news for this platform keeps getting worse by the hour. First Nokia and HERE, now this....
    12-18-2014 10:51 AM
  4. RichHowerton's Avatar
    they need to support other windows phone devices, beside lumias...
    12-19-2014 12:02 PM
  5. matt john2's Avatar
    Isn't it a good idea to let someone do the work? Its just an app anyway.
    12-19-2014 12:16 PM

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