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iHeartRadio inks hospitality industry deal, bringing music to hotel guests

iHeartRadio’s music programming will soon be available in hotel rooms thanks to a new partnership with KEYPR, a cloud-based guest service platform for the hospitality industry. iHeartRadio will be accessible directly on KEYPR in-room tablets. These devices can also provide guests with a directory of hospitality services and a keyless entry option for their room. Continue Reading

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Electric Jukebox’s Roxi is available in the U.S. with 7digital-powered music catalog

Last month, we reported on the upcoming Roxi set-top streaming device from Electric Jukebox. There were no definite U.S. release dates at that time, but the company has started shipping the device stateside beginning today. B2B music provider 7digital will be Electric Jukebox’s partner, providing the Roxi music catalog for the U.S. market. Continue Reading

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Tech luminary Ty Roberts exits UMG after one year

We learn from Billboard that Ty Roberts, Chief Technology Officer of Universal Music Group (UMG) has left the company after a little more than a year. Ty Roberts’ sideways career move from Gracenote to Universal was seen by many as a significant signal that the music industry could, to some extent, reinvent itself as a technology industry — or at least a tech-flriendly, tech-fluent one. Continue Reading