• BlackBerry PlayBook Will Come With 7digital Music Store Installed At US Launch

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion this morning announced that it will launch its PlayBook tablet computer with 7digital‘s music store pre-installed. The music store will come installed on the tablet at its launch in the United States and Canada, with further international roll out in 2011, the companies said. Read More

  • 7digital adds Visual Music Discovery to its arsenal via partnership with Mobile Acuity

    Stick a camera in an Internet-connected smartphone and it leads to all sorts of visual discovery technologies. From full on Augmented Reality to less ambitious bar codes, with applications ranging from genuinely new content experiences to advertising and marketing opportunities. Enter a new partnership between Mobile Acuity, which develops mobile visual search technology, and ‘digital… Read More

  • 7digital's BlackBerry app gets some Last.fm love

    [UK] 7digital has updated their BlackBerry app to include integration with Last.fm. Users of the MP3 download store and media player can now link their Last.fm account to the app, enabling them to ‘scrobble’ tracks played on their mobile phone and send listening data to the Last.fm website in real-time. As a result, the ‘Now Playing’ status on a user’s Last.fm… Read More

  • MP3 store 7digital expands into Finland and Norway – partner Spotify stands to benefit

    [Finland/Norway] UK-based MP3 music download service 7digital has opened two new stores in Europe. As of today, music fans in Finland and Norway can download tracks from 7digital’s catalogue of over 8 million “high quality” (320kbps) MP3s. This brings the total number of countries where the company operates to 16. 7digital won’t be the only one to benefit as its… Read More

  • VCs Exit As Music Retailer Buys Half Of 7Digital For $12.6 Million

    Laggard UK music retailer HMV is buying a 50 percent stake in the UK-based online music retailer 7Digital for $12.6 Million (£7.7 million). The move looks set to give HMV a ‘great leap forward’ in digital, since 7Digital has been fleet of foot in pushing non-DRM MP3s, open formats, its white label API and signed deals with tech rock stars like Spotify and many major record… Read More

  • 7digital wins £4.5m funding round

    UK digital media and music retailer 7digital has taken £4.25 million in a round led by Sutton Place Managers that included original investor Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Europe). 7digitial currently has 1.1 million customers with access to a library of over 3.5 million music and video downloads available from 99p each. The company starting offering DRM free downloads in December and… Read More

  • 7digital Takes £4.25 million

    UK digital media seller 7digital has taken £4.25 million ($8.5 million) in a round led by Sutton Place Managers that included original investor Balderton Capital (formerly Benchmark Europe). 7digital offers downloadable music, video and movies to customers in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany. The company also provides branded digital solutions for clients such as ITV & Channel… Read More