Shazam updates music discovery features

Shazam introduced a music discovery feature which lets users follow their favourite artists and see what they are “Shazaming”. Fans will also be kept up-to-date about new singles, albums, and videos from the artists they follow. “This gives fans a …

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Shazam moves into visual search

Audio recognition app company Shazam announced its move into the visual space, which it said extends its “mobile engagement platform” to “create a world where everything from posters, to packaged goods, to print media, and more are transformed from static images into …

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Shazam to broaden service offering; plays down Facebook threat

Having closed a $30 million investment that valued it at $1 billion, Shazam’s chief marketing officer Patricia Parra told Mobile World Live the company is focused on broadening its offering. And Parra isn’t afraid of competition from the likes of …

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Shazam closes $30M investment; valued at $1B

Shazam, the company behind the app that helps users identify music, has closed a $30 million investment to support growth, making it the fifth UK tech start-up to be valued at over $1 billion. In the past year, Shazam has …

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Shazam adds beacon technology to armoury

Shazam announced a partnership that will see proximity-based marketing integrated into its music recognition app. The partnership with Gimbal, which produces context awareness, proximity and personalisation technology, should enable brands and advertisers to provide a more personalised experience to Shazam …

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