Tag: 7digital

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Could the MQA format win Neil Young back to streaming music?

As soon as Neil Young announced he was planning to withdraw his back catalogue from streaming music services on audio-quality grounds, our thoughts turned to some of the companies who are already trying to boost that audio...
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urRadio taps 7digital for new social music service

New internet radio startup urRadio is certainly ambitious. Check its pitch: “not just another music app, but the Future of radio”. Capital-F Future. What is it? The iOS and Android app is tapping 7digital for the actual...
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Tesco tipped to sell Blinkbox Music to Guvera

Tesco has just sold its Blinkbox Movies service to British ISP TalkTalk, but it seems its Blinkbox Music service may also be finding a friendly buyer: Australian digital music firm Guvera. The Financial Times reported yesterday...
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Bose planning to launch streaming music service

Streaming services like Spotify and Deezer are mustard-keen to sign partnership deals with hi-fi makers, but the latter companies may have their own streaming ambitions too. Latest in that group is Bose, which is interesting...
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Technics launches high-def downloads store with 7digital

Audio hardware brand Technics is getting into the digital music space with the launch of Technics Tracks, a FLAC-quality music downloads store due to go live in the UK and Germany in January. The company is working with 7digital...
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Streaming service Guvera goes live in India

We’ve written a lot about Indian streaming services like Saavn, Gaana and Dhingana over the last couple of years, but rivals from other parts of the world are eyeing the market too. Rdio, for example, which snapped up Dhingana...
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Will.I.Am set to unveil his music-playing smartwatch

Will.I.Am’s last venture into hardware was an easily-forgettable iPhone camera accessory, but now he’s coming back with something more interesting: a smartwatch. It’ll be unveiled on Thursday in San Francisco –...
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New ERA chairman ‘uncomfortable being stereotyped as the digital guy’

The UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association has appointed a new chairman: Raoul Chatterjee, SVP of music at 7digital. The former Warner Music exec is the first person to hold the role with a digital background, although...
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7digital signs up as a Music Ally Digital Music Awards sponsor

We are delighted to announce that 7digital will be the sponsor of the Best Music App category for our Music Ally Digital Music Awards, which are taking place in October. The company joins MusicQubed, MixRadio, Gracenote,...
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UBC Media confirms it’s paying £16.5m for 7digital in reverse-takeover

UBC Media’s merger with digital music company 7digital has been rumbling along for months, but yesterday the radio firm confirmed its final plans. UBC will pay £16.5m for 7digital in a reverse takeover, with the new...
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7digital teams with Onkyo for HD music

Digital music firm 7digital’s latest partnership is with hi-fi maker Onkyo, and will include launching the Japanese company’s high-definition downloads store to Europe and the US. The e-onkyo store launched in...
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7digital makes app available on Tizen, partners with AdsWizz, launches new SDK

7digital is creating an app for Tizen, the open source OS, opening up its licensed catalogue of 25m tracks to devices running Tizen