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European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

After launching an investigation into Apple's proposed acquisition of Shazam in April, the European Commission has cleared the deal. The EC looked into whether data obtained in the purchase would allow Apple to target its competitors' music streaming… Source: Engadget | European Commission approves Apple’s purchase of Shazam

European Regulators Approve Apple's Acquisition of Shazam

The European Commission today announced it has approved Apple’s proposed acquisition of music recognition service Shazam. “After thoroughly analyzing Shazam’s user and music data, we found that their acquisition by Apple would not reduce competition in the digital music streaming market,” said Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition. The regulatory body concluded that Apple and …

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European Regulators to Review if Apple Acquiring Shazam Will Significantly Hurt Competition

The European Commission today announced it has accepted requests from Austria, France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, and Sweden to assess Apple’s proposed acquisition of Shazam. The agreement is still pending approval. The regulatory body will consider whether the transaction may lead to a significant adverse affect on competition in Europe:On the basis of the elements …

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Shazam Debuts Redesigned Apple Watch App That Identifies Songs Faster

Shazam, the service designed to listen to music and identify lyrics, today updated its iOS app with support for iOS 11 and watchOS 4. The update includes an entirely revamped version of the Shazam Apple Watch app, with a new look and feel and some impressive speed improvements. Shazam for Apple Watch is able to …

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