Apple is going to buy a popular service for music recognition Shazam. About This is reported by TechCrunch , referring to their sources.
One of sources of nine, the other says that Shazam will cost Apple 300 million pounds sterling, and this is about 401 million dollars. At the same time, the latest estimates, Shazam costs $ 1.02 billion.
When they sign the agreement
It is expected that the agreement on purchase will be signed today or tomorrow , and official statement of the transaction will follow in Monday, December 11th. So far neither at Apple, neither at Shazam Entertainment Ltd, which owns the service, does not comment on these rumors.
TO word, the " soil " for the deal has long been prepared. Apple and Shazam cooperate on for several years. For example, the music found by the service can be downloaded from the iTunes, also Shazam is integrated into voice assistant Siri.
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