Apple buys Shazam for $400 million

Tech giant Apple have bought the music identifying app for $400 Million, Learn more about the huge purchase below.

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Apple have now officially purchased the massive music identifying app Shazam for a reported $400 million USD. Whilst the acquisition was originally announced in December of 2017, the deal is now official. Reportedly the American tech company will make Shazam ad-free for all users; a god send to any frequent users.

The deal between the two tech companies was part of a bidding war between Apple and Snap, whose primary app Snapchat has integrated Shazam into its user interface. There have been rumours about Apple integrating Shazam into iOS for instantaneous music recognition.

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