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Apple reportedly to acquire Shazam

Apple is reportedly putting the final touches on an official deal to acquire Shazam, the music recognition app. TechCrunch reports that the deal could be finalized as early as Monday morning.The company, founded in 1999, originally acted as an SMS service where users could identify songs and identify television shows and films. The company officially […]

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Apple reportedly to acquire Shazam

Apple is reportedly putting the final touches on an official deal to acquire Shazam, the music recognition app. TechCrunch reports that the deal could be finalized as early as Monday morning.The company, founded in 1999, originally acted as an SMS service where users could identify songs and identify television shows and films. The company officially […]

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Major Chinese media startup acquires Musical.ly for $800-million

An $800-million-dollar acquisition has allowed Chinese media giant Beijing ByteDance Technology Co. to obtain Musical.ly. A popular Chinese social networking app designed for video creation, Musical.ly represented an attractive opportunity for companies beyond Beijing ByteDance Technology Co., with the Chinese viral video streaming service, Kuaishou, also bidding on the app.Musical.ly boasts a robust network of […]

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