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December 11, 2017
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Apple acquires song identifying app Shazam for undisclosed sum

Apple on Monday confirmed that it has purchased popular service Shazam, an app that listens for and identifies songs. It was rumored that the deal was for about $ 400 million, but no official sale price was given. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

August 11, 2017
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Song meant to spoof car audio systems climbs into top 50 on Apple’s iTunes charts

A track consisting of nothing but 9 minutes and 58 seconds of silence is currently sitting at 49th place in Apple’s iTunes charts, apparently out of frustration with the way many car audio systems work. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 25, 2015
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Apple Paying 0.2 Cents for Each Song Streamed Free During Apple Music Trial Period

Apple will pay record labels 0.2 cents for each song that customers stream for free during the three-month Apple Music free trial, reports The New York Times. The rate is similar to what Spotify pays out for songs accessed through … Continue reading