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Apple’s Making Shazam Ad-Free with its Acquisition

Apple has announced it’s finalized its acquisition of Shazam, a popular music identification service. The app was originally confirmed to be acquired by the trillion-dollar company back in December of last year, but things were never finalized until now. With today’s news, Apple is also

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SiriusXM Announces Acquisition of Pandora for $3.5 Billion

It’s no secret Pandora has been struggling in recent memory. It’s tried launching new plans to draw in more customers, redesigning its app for simpler navigation, and pushed its advertising approach even further to, hopefully, stray folks away from using services like Spotify and Apple

Apple Music Update Separates Singles and EPs from Albums

Apple recently introduced its own top charts for its Apple Music streaming service, and now, the company is making another change that further improves the way you navigate around the app. Rolling out as an over-the-air update for all Apple Music users now, the streaming

Apple Music is Getting its Own Top 100 Charts

Many streaming services such as Spotify have their own top charts to show you what music people all around the world are jamming to. For whatever reason, Apple hasn’t included the feature in its Apple Music streaming service and kept it exclusively within the iTunes

You Can Now Use Pandora Premium with Google Home

If you’re subscribed to Pandora’s Premium music streaming service, today’s your lucky day. According to a blog post, Google has announced its adding Pandora Premium support to its line of Google Home smart speakers. This also applies to smart displays like the one from Lenovo.

Google Launches YouTube Music in 17 Countries

After slowly rolling out the service to some users in the US, Google today officially made the new YouTube Music available to everyone. The new streaming platform will take better aim at competing with the likes of Spotify and Apple Music by offering a blend

Google Assistant Can Now Recognize Songs

For whatever reason, Google Now has reigned supreme when compared to the new Google Assistant in one regard for quite some time: song recognition. Whereas the former can perform the function, the latter never gained the ability. However, it now appears this is changing as Google

Apple Music is Now Integrated into Facebook Messenger

Facebook is now rolling out a new extension to all Messenger users that allows them to share music from the streaming service Apple Music, as reported by Engadget. Members can search for a listen to full songs in the messaging service, while those who aren’t subscribed

Spotify Will Soon Fully Integrate with the Google Assistant

Spotify has announced that its music service will soon fully integrate with the Google Assistant. Previously, users could control music playback with the Google Home, but now, Spotify will soon be controllable via any device with the Assistant on board, including all Android devices. Today,

Microsoft is Replacing Groove Music with Spotify

Microsoft has announced that it’s replacing its Groove Music streaming service with one of the leaders in the industry, Spotify. This comes the same day as the company also announces the discontinuation of Groove Music in favor of other music streaming platforms such as Spotify.

Amazon’s Music App for iOS and Android Now Includes Alexa

Amazon today announced the integration of its voice assistant, Alexa, into its Amazon Music apps for iOS and Android. Simply updating the apps will gain users the option of controlling their music with their voice by tapping the push-to-talk button in the app. By doing