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Apple wins EU clearance for Shazam takeover

Thursday 6 September 2018 | 16:39 CET | News
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The European Commission has cleared Apple's acquisition of Shazam, after an extended investigation found no major threat to competition from the deal. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / European Commission / Shazam / Spotify
Countries: World
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