Apple Acquires Shazam, The Music-Recognition App

Apple confirmed Monday that it is acquiring Shazam, the popular app that identifies any song, TV show, movie, or ad by listening to a few seconds of it. “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple,” Apple spokesperson Tom ... ( read original story ...)

Apple snaps up song recognition app Shazam

The US tech giant has reportedly paid $400m for the company it says will be a "natural fit" with its Apple Music service. 20:52, UK, Monday 11 December 2017 Image: Apple's music streaming service has 27 million users Apple has confirmed it is snapping up ... ( read original story ...)

Apple buys music identifying app Shazam

Apple is buying Shazam, a popular app that identifies music for users by listening to a short snippet of it. Technology website Techcrunch first reported on the possibility of the merger last week before Apple made it official in a statement Monday. ( read original story ...)

Study finds iPhone health app miscounts your daily steps

Ever find yourself a few steps shy of hitting the 10,000 mark? Turns out your smartphone might be holding you back. The popular iPhone health app isn't the most reliable personal trainer, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. ( read original story ...)

The 20 most popular iPhone apps of 2017

Apple on Thursday released its year-end list of top US apps for iPhones and iPads. The apps Apple chose are the most popular of the year, meaning they're the apps that consistently topped the free apps chart in the App Store. Facebook, Google, and ... ( read original story ...)