Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

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There are various ways that Shazam's business would overlap with Apple's.

Last week, it was reported that Apple acquired Shazam, a music and image recognition service based London. While the company has not revealed the financial terms of the deal, it is reportedly worth around $400 million. "We have exciting plans in store, and we look forward to combining with Shazam upon approval of today's agreement". It is now unknown what the company plans to do with Shazam, only telling BuzzFeed "we have exciting plans in store, and we look forward to combining with Shazam upon approval of today's agreement".

While music has been an integral part of Apple's venture, it is believed that Shazam might help in improving the experience of Apple's music and video streaming service.

Tech giant Apple is buying Shazam, an app that can identify songs playing near a user's phone. Shazam is now one of the highest rated apps on the App Store, and allows users to discover new music by holding their smartphones near a speaker.

'Apple Music and Shazam are a natural fit, sharing a passion for music discovery and delivering great music experiences to our users. It was set up by a team of music lovers frustrated by their inability to find the song name being played on the radio. There's also speculation that Shazam's music-recognition feature might be added to Apple's long-delayed HomePod intelligent speakers. However, the company did confirm the acquisition and said it has big plans for this affair.

Shazam, one of the first apps to be popular globally, has been downloaded over 1 billion times and is used 20 million times a day around the world. The Pixel constantly listens out for music so you can see what's playing near you with a glance at the home screen - no need to dive into apps or tap icons. However, various media organisations have recorded that the Apple is paying about $400 million for the Shazam App. However, the app is struggling to expand its users base.

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