Apple acquires Shazam

Over the weekend TechCrunch broke news from undisclosed sources in Apple that the tech giant was close to acquiring market-leading music-ID platform Shazam. Apple could integrate Shazam’s music intelligence into the Apple Music subscription service, and possibly deprive Spotify of its Shazam linkage. Shazam’s usage footprint is based on over one-billion app downloads. Users in 190 countries activate […]