Apple announced Monday the completion of the acquisition of the service, Shazam is able to recognise melodies and images. A message posted on the company website.

“With a shared love of music and innovation, we are excited to join our team, to provide users with even more wonderful opportunities to discover, try and enjoy the music” — presented in a press release, the words of the Vice-President of Apple in charge of Apple’s audio streaming service Music, Oliver Susser.

As noted in the message, the app Shazam will soon be advertising.

In September of 2017 representatives Shazam reported that the app needed to use the service, has been downloaded over 1 billion times. The company Shazam Entertainment, which owns the service, in recent years, incurred losses. Estimates for 2014, the number of active users Shazam was about 100 million, the application at the time it was installed about 500 million mobile devices.

Founded in 1976, Apple manufactures iPhones, iPads, MacBook laptops, iMac desktop computers, iPod music players and other equipment. Corporation with headquarters in Cupertino (California) is one of the largest in the world, its market capitalization is over a trillion dollars.

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