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  1. Shazam Predicts 2013 Chart Toppers

    November 30, 2012 7:04 PM EST Predicting which artists will hit the Billboard charts can be a vexing parlor game. Shazam wants to turn that game into a science, sprinkled with a little human intuition. The London company, whose name-that-tune app is used by more than 250 milli ...

  2. Shazam Hits 250 Million Users, Expands Across U.S. TV

    September 17, 2012 10:34 AM EDT Audio identification app Shazam announced Monday it has surpassed 250 million users worldwide and has expanded its Shazam for TV service to every channel in the U.S. With one quarter billion users, Shazam is easily one of the most common and most ...

  3. Exclusive: Indie-Rock Stock Exchange TastemakerX Launches With Apple iOs App, Open Website

    June 14, 2012 7:00 AM EDT Sports enthusiasts have fantasy leagues, box-office buffs have the Hollywood Stock Exchange. Now social game startup TastermakerX, co-founded by two former A&R reps, has its sights set on being a virtual stock market for the guy who totally kn ...

  4. Shazam's David Jones Talks Train Album Preview Campaign, American Idol

    April 16, 2012 3:15 PM EDT Shazam has two new partnerships that show how mobile technology is changing how music fans discover, experience and purchase music. One is the FilterForGood project with Brita that offers Shazam users an exclusive stream of Train's upcoming a ...

  5. Shazam To Offer Exclusive Content For Fans Tagging Songs During Super Bowl

    February 02, 2012 11:00 AM EST Screenshot of Shazam tagging Superbowl content courtesy of Shazam Shazam, the fourth-most-popular iOS app of all time, plans to let Superbowl viewers tag the audio coming out of their television sets on Sunday. Tagging audio essentially provides l ...

  6. Shazam Reacquires Audio Recognition Technology from BMI, Renews Partnership

    November 29, 2011 9:00 AM EST Shazam announced today that it has reacquired ownership of its Audio Recognition technology from business partner BMI in a new agreement that will allow the music discovery app company to expand its services. The new agreement reinstates Shazam� ...

  7. Echo Nest Adds Music ID Features with Echoprint

    June 23, 2011 11:07 AM EDT Music ID apps are hot. Just ask Shazam, the pioneering app in this space which just scored $32 million in new funding . But soon Shazam, and rival SoundHound, will find themselves with multiple competitors, thanks to the first open-source music ID ...

  8. DEAG Classics Ups Stake In U.K. Promoter

    June 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT DEAG Classics, a subsidiary of Deutsche Entertainment in Berlin and Sony Music Classical in Munich, has increased its shareholding in the British classical music promoter Raymond Gubbay Ltd (RGL). The Berlin-based classical promoter now has 100% o ...

  9. Researchers Look to a Mobile Future

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As marketers clamor for useful data, change is coming in the profession that supplies much of it. Released last week at an Advertising Research Foundation conference in New York, a survey of research professionals by GfK Custom Research North Amer ...

  10. Canadians Prefer Web Over TV, Says Survey

    March 23, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Canadians surfing the digital wave for the first time are spending more time on the Internet than on the couch watching TV. Pollster Ipsos Reid reported that Canadians with high-speed Internet access currently spend around 18 hours each week onlin ...

  11. Shazam Clarifies Reports On Download Figures

    January 29, 2010 12:00 AM EST Music identification outfit Shazam is coverting tags to downloads at a 13% rate at some - but not all - of its partners download stores. "We're approaching 260,000 downloads a day," a Shazam representative told Billboard, making cle ...

  12. Analysis: Recorded Music Forecasts And Their Spotty History

    January 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST Last week, two market research reports were released that forecast the trend of recorded music revenues. The reports are notable for two things: the dates when digital-physical equilibrium will be met and the errant forecasts of their predecessors ...

  13. The Long Tail Redrawn

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Files shared on P2P services skew more toward hits than had been previously believed, according to a preview of a research paper on the long tail of music's black market. The study was done by PRS for Music chief economist Will Page and Eric ...

  14. Shazam Recruits Orange Exec Pride

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Shazam, the mobile-to-Web music services provider, has recruited Dominic Pride from Orange as director of product marketing. Until recently, Pride was head of music market development for Orange's content division. His role at London-based Sh ...

  15. EMI Music Licenses Catalog To Qtrax

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Service expected to launch beta later this year. Service expected to launch beta later this year. News ...

  16. Chrysalis Sells Books Unit for $21.8M

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST MBO Anova buys loss-making business. MBO Anova buys loss-making business. News ...

  17. Shazam Recruits Fisher As CEO

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecoms veteran Andrew Fisher as CEO. He replaces former CEO Jerry Roest, who left the company last October. Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecom ...

  18. Shazam Recruits Fisher As CEO

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecoms veteran Andrew Fisher as CEO. He replaces former CEO Jerry Roest, who left the company last October. Mobile music recognition firm Shazam Entertainment has appointed telecom ...

  19. Fnacmusic Set To Launch In France

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Retailer at odds with some labels over DRM. Retailer at odds with some labels over DRM. News ...

  20. Shazam Launches In Japan

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. Shazam, which already operates in 12 other coun ...

  21. Shazam Launches In Japan

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. London-based audio technology firm Shazam today launches its music-recognition technology in Japan. Shazam, which already operates in 12 other coun ...

  22. Jackson Hearing Centers On Sealed Papers

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Court, media at odds over secrecy issue. Court, media at odds over secrecy issue. News ...

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