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Apple reportedly may buy music identifying app Shazam for $400M

Apple Inc. is reportedly close to completing a $400 million acquisition of Shazam Entertainment Ltd., the London-based developer behind music identification app Shazam. According to a report by TechCrunch, sources say the deal could be signed as early as this week, with an official announcement planned for Monday. Founded in 1999 before officially launching in 2002, Shazam was one of […] The post Apple reportedly may buy music identifying app Shazam for $400M appeared first on SiliconANGLE.
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