Janus Friis

Type: Person
Name: Janus Friis
Title: Entrepreneur and Investor
Date of Birth: --/--/1976
Place of Birth: Denmark
Nationality: Denmark
Fact Sheet: Biography for Janus Friis
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Partnerships Make Canada Second Largest Market for Rdio's Streaming Music Service

As the official music partner with the Toronto International Film Festival, streaming media service Rdio is providing a highly visible branded music player and curated playlists during the 11 day festival, along with live concerts and other special e ... [Published Mediacaster - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Rdio Updates App to Lead with Free Internet Radio Service, Introduces Suite of Innovative Features for Personalization and Discovery

Rdio, a leading global music streaming service available in 60 countries, today updates its app to lead with a free Internet radio service and introduces a suite of new features making it even easier for subscribers to listen to music any way they want, ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Obama says he should have called Estonia for help with healthcare.gov

President Obama praised Estonia's digital accomplishments today, joking that he should have called on the country when setting up his administration's troubled health care website.During a joint press conference in Tallinn on Wednesday with President ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Video chat

Whether used for business conferencing or to stay in touch with far-flung relatives, there’s no question that video chat has changed the lives of millions The biggest innovation to change my life has to be Skype. I’ve spent the past 12 years travelling ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

MSN Messenger Is Completely Shutting Down On October 31st

It’s the end of an era for one of Microsoft's most popular instant messaging software products. Microsoft started to phase out MSN Messenger (also known as Windows Live Messenger) globally in April 2013 and it will be completely shut down on October 31st. ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rdio buys TastemakerX app to boost streaming music discovery

Deal follows rival Spotify’s acquisitions of startups Tunigo and The Echo Nest to fuel similar ambitionsStreaming music service Rdio has bought music app TastemakerX.Rdio may not be the most popular streaming music service – it has never said how many ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 2 reports

Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder ventures into health and wearables with Project Florida

Skype’s co-founder Janus Friis is looking to take on Fitbit with a new data-heavy health and wellness-focused wearable device, and he’s assembled a high-profile team to do so: Friis has been busy hiring senior talent people from Chartbeat, Foursqare ... [Published GigaOM - May 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Artificial Intelligence Startup Vicarious Grabs Funding From Bezos, Benioff And Jerry Yang

No billionaire left behind. After Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel and other Silicon Valley notables plunked down capital in a $40 million growth round for San Francisco-based artificial intelligence startup Vicarious, a few more billionaires showed up. Amazon ... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Futureful, The Janus Friis-Backed AI Predictive Discovery Engine, Rebrands As Random

Futureful, the AI predictive discovery engine backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis which we last covered back in August, has a new name and a new interface -- evolving its proposition of serendipitous browsing to more clearly flag up the randomness ... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Why Random is developing an irrational browsing experience

Sometimes a company is interesting not because of the utility of what it can provide now, but because of the slightly hard-to-pin-down possibilities it opens up — particularly if those possibilities may help us navigate a new age of user interfaces and ... [Published GigaOM - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Random Launches for iOS, Changes How We Discover the Web

Personalized content discovery app makes web browsing fun again. Random, a fresh way to discover new and interesting content on the web, today launched an iOS app for anonymous and personalized web browsing. Backed by Skype co-founder, Janus Friis, Random ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 27 2014]

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Partnerships Make Canada Second Largest Market ... [Published Mediacaster - Sep 09 2014]
Rdio Updates App to Lead with Free Internet Rad... [Published Individual.com - Sep 04 2014]
Rdio Updates App to Lead with Free Internet Rad... [Published Nation's Restaurant News - Sep 04 2014]
Obama says he should have called Estonia for he... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 03 2014]
Video chat [Published Telegraph - Sep 03 2014]
MSN Messenger Is Completely Shutting Down On Oc... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 31 2014]
Rdio buys TastemakerX app to boost streaming mu... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 01 2014]
Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder venture... [Published GigaOM - May 13 2014]
Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder venture... [Published GigaOM Network - May 13 2014]
Artificial Intelligence Startup Vicarious Grabs... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 07 2014]
Futureful, The Janus Friis-Backed AI Predictive... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 04 2014]
Futureful, The Janus Friis-Backed AI Predictive... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 04 2014]
Why Random is developing an irrational browsing... [Published GigaOM - Apr 04 2014]
Why Random is developing an irrational browsing... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 04 2014]
Random Launches for iOS, Changes How We Discove... [Published PRWeb - Mar 27 2014]
The Factory Releases Ins & Outs Baby-Tracking A... [Published PRWeb - Feb 04 2014]
Fact Sheet for Skype Limited [Published Silobreaker - Jan 19 2011]
Fact Sheet for Atomico Ventures [Published Silobreaker - Mar 24 2010]
How the US$3b marriage of eBay and Skype ended ... [Published Malaysian Insider - Sep 06 2009]
Canonical hits back at Microsoft in ne... [Published ZDNet UK - Apr 14 2009]
Biography for Janus Friis [Published Able2Act - Nov 20 2007]
Biography for Niklas Zennstrom [Published Able2Act - Oct 18 2007]
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Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder venture... [Published GigaOM - May 13 2014]
Skype’s co-founder Janus Friis is looking to take on Fitbit with a new data-heavy health and wellness-focused wearable device, and he’s assembled a high-profile team to do so: Friis has been busy hiring senior talent people from Chartbeat, Foursqare ...
Stealth startup alert: Skype co-founder venture... [Published GigaOM Network - May 13 2014]
Skype’s co-founder Janus Friis is looking to take on Fitbit with a new data-heavy health and wellness-focused wearable device, and he’s assembled a high-profile team to do so: Friis has been busy hiring senior talent people from Chartbeat, Foursqare ...
Artificial Intelligence Startup Vicarious Grabs... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 07 2014]
No billionaire left behind. After Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel and other Silicon Valley notables plunked down capital in a $40 million growth round for San Francisco-based artificial intelligence startup Vicarious, a few more billionaires showed up. Amazon ...
Futureful, The Janus Friis-Backed AI Predictive... [Published TechCrunch - Apr 04 2014]
Futureful, the AI predictive discovery engine backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis which we last covered back in August, has a new name and a new interface -- evolving its proposition of serendipitous browsing to more clearly flag up the randomness ...
Futureful, The Janus Friis-Backed AI Predictive... [Published TechCrunch Europe - Apr 04 2014]
Futureful, the AI predictive discovery engine backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis which we last covered back in August, has a new name and a new interface -- evolving its proposition of serendipitous browsing to more clearly flag up the randomness ...
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