Apple closes Shazam buy
December 12, 2017
Apple has acquired Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400 million.
The US tech giant, which revolutionised music with the introduction of the the iPod and iPhone, said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service.
“Apple Music and Shazam are a natural fit, sharing a passion for music discovery and delivering great music experiences to our users,” the company said in a statement.