Apple Inc. has successfully completed a deal to acquire the Shazam music recognition service, a Reuters source reported citing official representatives of the company. According to available information, Shazam will be naturally integrated with Apple Music, enabling subscribers to discover new songs for themselves.
As official spokesman for Apple, Tom Neumeier, Shazam is an extremely convenient application for music recognition, and also very popular among users of various platforms. "We have exciting and ambitious plans, we are looking forward to merging the association with Shazam," he said.
The issue price remains undisclosed by Apple, but according to preliminary forecasts, the acquisition cost the Cupertinovians more than $ 400 million. Shazam employees will not be disbanded, but will join the Apple team, with a possible move to Apple Park in the future.