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Apple completes takeover of Shazam

Tuesday 25 September 2018 | 09:24 CET | News

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Apple has completed its acquisition of Shazam after earlier winning clearance from the Europen Commission earlier this month. The EU said the companies provided complementary services in the main and that the deal will not affect competition on the market. One lingering concern was that Apple's access to Shazam's user data could give the company an unfair advance in the music streaming market. But the EU said this data, while important, will not shut out competing providers.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Shazam
Countries: World
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