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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...
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Interview: Shazam boss talks iPhone, biz models, and D2C

It's been a pretty good week for music ID service Shazam. Not only did it announce a new preload deal with Samsung and T-Mobile, but it also trumpeted the fact that its iPhone application has now been downloaded by more...
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Shazam reveals 1.5m iPhone app downloads

How big is the iPhone App Store for music firms? Well, Shazam has just announced that its iPhone application has been downloaded by more than 1.5 million people in the six weeks since it launched.What's more, its users...