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Logos of APple and Shazam. PHOTOS | COURTESY

By EDDY KAGERA

Apple Inc. has fully acquired music discovery app Shazam. The US-based company said the deal was closed on Monday after getting European Union’s approval.

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The acquisition was first revealed in December 2017. With the deal now closed, Apple is now expected to give Spotify, the industry leader in music streaming services, a run for its money.

For starters, Shazam allows users to discover what music is playing on a speaker, if it’s on their database.

Tech reviews said Apple will kill all adverts from the app.

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