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Shazam tops 50m users and takes new investment

Mobile music discovery service Shazam has announced that it now has more than 50 million users, with 10 million of those having downloaded its iPhone app.
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Shazam tops 50m users and takes new investment

Mobile music discovery service Shazam has announced that it now has more than 50 million users, with 10 million of those having downloaded its iPhone app.Meanwhile, the company has taken new investment from VC firm Kleiner...
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Midomi to announce $4m funding for music recognition apps

Midomi might not be as high-profile as its rival Shazam, but the music recognition firm has nevertheless secured a $4 million round of funding on the back of becoming the top-ranked paid music app on iPhone.
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Google expanding AdSense for mobile apps tests

Google is ramping up its AdSense for mobile apps program, opening up its private beta for more developers to take part.
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Are there too many mobile app stores?

With every handset maker, mobile operator and D2C firm launching their own app store, is there a danger of overload? Yes, said a panel at yesterday's MEM conference in London.
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Apple patents location-based music buying technology

You're walking round a physical store, and want to identify the song that's playing. Turn on your iPhone, and it'll identify the music and let you buy it from the iTunes Store, while paying a commission to whatever store...
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Shazam adds 15m users in just five months

Shazam has announced that it now has 35 million people using its mobile applications, tagging more than a million tracks a day, and generating more than 100 million page impressions a month. It passed the 20 million milestone...
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MidemNet 2009: Shazam’s top-tagged chart predicts hot music artists for 2009

Music identification firm Shazam has released its chart of hot artists for 2009, based on what tracks its users have been tagging with their mobile phones. Here's the list:1. Kid Cudi2. Lady Gaga3. Empire Of The Sun4....
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Shazam increases database by two million tracks

Shazam has announced that it's boosted its music database from six to eight million tracks, thanks to a raft of new partnerships and direct sourcing.That said, the company isn't saying who those partnerships are...
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Our dozen favourite iPhone music apps

We've been banging on about iPhone applications for a while ago, and in last week's issue of the Music Ally Report, we covered some of the ways iPhone apps are coming onto the music industry's radar. But which...
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Video reviews of first Android music applications

The first handset running Google's Android operating system went on sale in the US yesterday. The T-Mobile G1 didn't quite see iPhone-esque queues around the block by most accounts, but it's still created plenty...
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Shazam launches Android music application

Flushed with the success of its iPhone app (1.5 million users and counting), music recognition firm Shazam has announced a version for Google's Android platform.The first Android handset goes on sale this week, so Shazam...