Apple is finalizing an agreement to procure Shazam, which is an app that enables you to identify songs, TV shows, and movies from an audio clip, as per Tech Crunch.
Yesterday we posted a report that noted it had been a busy 24 hours in the streaming music business with news of a new YouTube music service and Spotify and Tencent acquiring minor stakes in each other.
Shazam has crossed 1 billion downloads in September 2016, which will eventually benefit Apple. Recode adds that Snapchat parent Snap also approached Shazam for a deal, but eventually Apple won.
The buyout would cement an already cozy relationship between the two companies, with Shazam letting buy songs on Apple Music once they've been pinpointed. Because according to The Wall Street Journal, Shazam accounted for 10% of all digital music purchases previous year.
The report suggests that the deal will be a "nine-figure" acquisition, with one source suggesting that Shazam will go for £300m (circa $400m). Shazam launched its AR platform in 2015 allowing users to scan magazines, books, posters, advertisements and other physical products and launch 3D animations, product visualizations and even 360-degree videos. "And, of course, with Apple's war chest, it can afford to make bets that may pay off in a big way or may not matter much in the long run".
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However no announcement has yet been made by the country's president, Vladimir Putin , or the Russian Olympic Committee. Should Russia boycott the decision, it would mark the first time it has missed the Olympics since boycotting in 1984.
The Datally app is now available on the Google Play Store free of charge for all devices which are running Android 5.0 and higher. Datally's Data Saverfeature lets users control data on an app-by-app basis, so that data only goes to apps they care about.
The attacks targeted Hamas, the Islamist militant group that rules Gaza, and used both tank and air power. The announcement was a major shift by Washington that overturns decades of USA foreign policy.
The Democratic candidate leads by 18 points with women while Moore is ahead by 15 points among men, according to the survey. Among all likely voters, almost two out of ten (18%) think the allegations, whether true or false, are not serious.
Forgoing royal family history, Prince Harry may opt for a more intimate venue, unique to him and his fiancé. It is flanked by two stones taken from the collection of Princess Diana, the prince's late mother.
The last close places the company's stock about $6.3 off its 52 week high of $13.2 and $0.65 above the 52 week low of $6.25. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of Barnes & Noble by 130.4% during the 1st quarter.
However, in DE , the quake jolted downtown Dover, sending lawmakers and workers in the statehouse outdoors to see what happened. MORE: Can hurricanes cause earthquakes? Readers may recall the 2011 quake that had an epicenter 38 miles northwest of Richmond.
A source close to the family told People : " Kylie isn't going to publicly address her pregnancy until she gives birth". I'm thankful that I can rest before I have a third kid. "It's truly the meaning of life".
Kosachev added that there is no alternative to the Russian-Chinese settlement plan for the North Korean situation. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has said Feltman is not visiting Pyongyang on behalf of Washington.
This year the the Miss Universe pageant changed things up by selecting the top 16 finalists based on continents. South Africa's Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters won the Miss Universe crown held in Las Vegas on Sunday.
In a statement to the court on Wednesday, Nassar said he wanted to "move the community forward and stop the hurting". Judge Rosemarie Aquilina told Nassar he used his position of trust "in the most vile way" to abuse children.
Ariz. Rep. Franks resigns before Ethics probe
Franks is a strong backer of President Donald Trump, represents a district encompassing suburbs north and west of Phoenix. Franks is one of three lawmakers to step aside in a week as sexual misconduct allegations rocked the Capitol.
Google Launches New App to Save Mobile Data
Google noted that Android has grown to more than 2 billion active devices around the world, with more users in India than the US. Like we already said, the app is now available in India and Indonesia, and, it's available for download from Google Play Store.
Crimes in India in 2016 increased 2.6 per cent: NCRB
Out of the 23,117 persons who were rescued during the year, children made 61.3% of the victims (including victims of 2015). Maharashtra accounted for 19.3 per cent of all cyber crime cases registered in the country a year ago , with 2,380 cases.
Top Democrats pull out of White House meeting after Trump tweet
The other reason why this is a bad move for the Democrats is that there's no lock on who will take the blame if a shutdown occurs. On December 8, the US government will run out of money (though the deadline may be temporarily extended to later in the month).
Trump plans to replace Tillerson with Pompeo
Trump has given final approval to the plan", but that Chief of Staff John Kelly has drawn it up and widely circulated it. Tensions have also run high between Tillerson and veteran diplomats who oppose his proposed staff and budget cuts.
Microsoft unveils plans for a new modern headquarters
The project is slated to take around five to seven years to complete and, according to Bloomberg , will cost multiple billions. Having been the bane of many Microsoft employee for their confusing corridors, it's unlikely they'll be missed.
New 2019 BMW i8 Roadster and Coupe Revealed
The Roadster's soft-top is all-electric and opens in 15 seconds at a button's push while traveling up to 31 miles per hour . Also included is new technology such as BMW's controversial "display key" as well as the latest iDrive infotainment system.
Christmas trees and decorations are a fire hazard
He also said in 2011 Cardinal Tree Farm planted more trees with the thought of this lower supply coming on. He says depending on the type of tree, he believes the shortage is expected to last about five years.
Record heat on Thanksgiving in Salt Lake City
The Carmel Valley, Pinnacles National Park and King City hit highs of 90 degrees, with Big Sur sitting a warm 80 degrees. Downtown Los Angeles reached 93 degrees Wednesday, breaking the record for the date of 89 degrees, set in 1950.