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Apple Music uses Shazam to compensate creators in DJ mixes

Apple Music uses Shazam to compensate creators in DJ mixes

Music streaming has become a giant industry in itself for the past few years, but there are still plenty of kinks to be ironed out in the prevalent business model. Proper compensation is always a thorny issue for music that's aired over the Internet. DJ mixes are even more problematic because they, well, mix content from different artists. That's a very niche but problematic area that Apple Music wants to specialize in, thanks to music-fingerprinting technology from Shazam.

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Shazam gets new UI on iOS, browser tool for Mac and Chromebooks

Shazam gets new UI on iOS, browser tool for Mac and Chromebooks

Music ID app Shazam has received an updated design on iOS, giving fans a sleek new interface that makes it easier to discover new music. In addition, the company is now testing a beta version of its tool for desktop browsers, though it is only available on Chromebooks and Mac at this time with support for Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.

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