Apple has closed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam and says it will soon become ad-free, in a deal sources say was for $400M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Apple has closed its acquisition of music recognition app Shazam and says it will soon become ad-free, in a deal sources say was for $400M  —  Last year, we broke the news that Apple was buying the music recognition startup and app Shazam for about $400 million, and nearly one year later, the deal has finally closed.



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