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‘Shazam’ Director Opts for Two Actors Over De-Aging Technology

Movies nowadays are using technology more and more to tell better stories. "Shazam" director David F. Sandberg wants to go in the different direction and employ two different actors to play the magical superhero.

Shazam Reports Higher Revenue, Loses, User Growth In 2014

When it comes music apps, there are few as ubiquitous as Shazam. Since its humble beginnings in 1999, the music identification service has grown into world renowned app with over one hundred million users and elevated itself to "unicorn" status as a ...

Shazam Announces Visual Recognition Feature, New Partnerships

Since its inception in 1999, Shazam has become one of the most widely used music technologies in the world. With over 100 million active users each month, the Bay Area-based company has identified over 15 billion songs to date and that number is only ...

Shazam Reveals Hit Prediction Data: Is Omi's 'Cheerleader' Next?

Predicting what songs will be a hit can be an inexact science. Sometimes some songs seemingly come out of nowhere to become summer hits like Nico & Vinz "Am I Wrong" or the Robin Schulz remix of Mr. Probz "Waves." Staying ahead of trends and knowing ...

Shazam Gets $1 Billion Valuation After $30 Million from New Funding Round

Shazam has hit the magic $1 billion valuation mark. After a recent round of funding worth reportedly $30 million, the song-identification and discovery app has found itself joining the billionaire boys club — the real one. Fittingly, according to ...

Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' most tagged song of 2013 on Shazam: Avicii, Macklemore, Rihanna also make list

Did you ever find yourself in the car listening to the radio and wondering what the heck was with all these "Blurred Lines?" If so, you were not alone in 2013. Music searching service/smartphone app Shazam has revealed its most tagged songs of the ...

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