the many rumors that have circulated last week now Apple finally
officially acquire Shazam with an estimated value of US $ 400 million.The
relationship between Apple and Shazam has been going on for a long
time, Shazam is one of the first applications that appeared on the App
Store in 2008. At that time, people who have Shazam on their iPhone 3G
can recognize the title song, then buy it from iTunes.
still going on to date, and starting from iOS 8, the introduction of
the title track from Shazam is already integrated into Apple's digital
Shazam already has a number of new features, including recognizing
television series, movie posters, magazine ads and augmented reality
content (AR).Although Apple's main interest in Shazam is about music, Apple CEO Tim Cook has an interest in AR.
usually does not want to tell the public when it acquires a company,
but different things happen when the acquisition of Shazam.They released a press statement calling the acquisition, even writing the name Shazam.While the so-called acquisition value of US $ 400 million is an estimate of Shazam's valuation.
are very impatient Shazam and his talented team to join Apple.Since the
launch of the App Store, Shazam has consistently entered the list of
most popular applications for iOS," Apple wrote in a statement.