Slacker Expands Radio Service To Canada

San Diego-based Slacker, the personalized Internet radio service backed by Mission Ventures, Austin Ventures, Centennial Ventures, Rho Ventures, and Sevin Rosen Funds, reported Thursday that it has expanded its service into Canada. Slacker said that it has expanded its service to Canada through its web site, along with free applications for BlackBerry and Android phones. The firm claimed it is the first, and only personal radio service available for Canadian listeners, and came after getting agreements in place with key content owners in the country.