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Apple Buys Shazam for $400 Million

Apple has completed its acquisition of Shazam and will soon roll out an ad-free version of the song identification app for all users.

The free version of Shazam currently features banner advertisements, while a paid version called Encore is ad-free for a one-off cost of $6.99/£2.99 – and includes an integration with Apple Music rival Spotify.

It’s unclear if Encore will continue, and what extra features it will offer. Continue Reading...


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