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The deal Apple’s purchase Shazam will test the European Commission

Сделку Apple по покупке Shazam проверит Еврокомиссия European regulators have expressed concern about the deal.

The European Commission accepted the request of several European countries, including Austria, Norway, Iceland and Sweden to assess in the framework of the law the desire of the American Corporation Apple to purchase the rights to the Shazam service. According to EU politicians, such transaction would adversely affect competition in the European economic area.

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At the end of last year, “Apple”, the company declared intention to buy the service. A little earlier representatives of Shazam noted that the program required for use of the service, has been downloaded over one billion times.

The company, which owns the resource, in recent times bear the losses. Estimated in 2014 the number of active users Shazam was 100 million, the application is then installed on 500 million mobile devices.

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Apple operates in the market since 1976, it produces iPads, iPhones, MacBook laptops and a number of other equipment. Firm is one of the largest on the planet, its market price is 900 billion dollars.

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