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Shazam strikes ITV deal to bring its TV-tagging tech to the UK

We've been covering Shazam's diversification beyond music recognition to TV-tagging over the last year or two: its technology is being used in the US to tag TV shows and advertisements to access related content.
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WiMP goes live on Sonos in Scandinavia

Aspiro has announced that its WiMP subscription music service is now available on Sonos' wireless hi-fis in Scandinavia, including the service's editorial content.
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Check out the hacks from San Francisco Music Hack Day

Teams of developers spent this weekend slaving over hot laptops in San Francisco for the latest Music Hack Day event. As usual, you can browse all the hacks created on the official Wiki page.
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Apple has shelved high-fidelity music plans says Neil Young

When you're Neil Young, you probably worry less about revealing some of Apple's secrets at a high-profile technology conference.
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BitTorrent has 150m monthly active users

Technology company BitTorrent has announced a new milestone: 150m monthly active users. That's up from 100m this time last year, and covers people using the company's uTorrent and BitTorrent Mainline software.
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HMV sales down, but stores selling more tech record rise

British entertainment retailer HMV has reported more worrying sales figures for the last five weeks of 2011 - the crucial pre-Christmas period.
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Justin Bieber set to invest in tech startups

We blame Ashton Kutcher. Ever since the actor invested in a bunch of hot Silicon Valley startups, other celebrities have twigged that providing seed funding may be a suitable way to invest and multiply their earnings. Justin...
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Get set for the iPhone nano rumours to return

The Apple rumour-mill is running wild this week. After speculation that iPad 3 may be on the way in September – before iPad 2 has even been announced – Bloomberg is now reporting that Apple is working on a new...
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Nokia CEO calls for change in ‘Burning Platform’ memo

In the last three years of smartphones, Nokia has fallen behind its rivals, missed major trends, and isn't even fighting them with the right weapons.