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Google buys music service Songza to take on Apple and Beats

Google buys music service Songza to take on Apple and Beats | Google buys Songza | Scoop.it
Google announced today that it's acquiring the streaming-music service Songza for an undisclosed sum. Over the coming months it will be integrating the company's smart playlist creation into Google...
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They're heating up the industry with this one. I don't think that Google will be able to standup to Apple and Beats with only Songza to back them up but only time will tell can't wait to see the results.

 

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Google Buys Songza As Streaming Arms Race Heats Up

Google Buys Songza As Streaming Arms Race Heats Up | Google buys Songza | Scoop.it
Songza is the latest example of the escalation of the a race among the world's largest tech companies to dominate the streaming music space: Google purchased the streaming service today for an undisclosed sum. The total is said to be significantly more than the $15 million number reported last month before the deal was finalized.
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This touched on the subject, but it could have been more informative more a long the lines of being just a headline.

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What is Songza, and why is Google buying it for a rumoured $39m?

What is Songza, and why is Google buying it for a rumoured $39m? | Google buys Songza | Scoop.it
The latest streaming music acquisition could bring contextual playlists to Google Play and YouTube alike. By Stuart Dredge
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Spoke on all aspects of the buy, it also gave previous dates where breakthroughs occurred to help further the research.

 

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Here’s why Google bought Songza

Here’s why Google bought Songza | Google buys Songza | Scoop.it
Google confirmed rumors it is buying Songza, a music app that makes customized playlists.
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I'm not surprised, Google has been buying out a lot of companies lately. I'd say this is a good move on their part.

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Google Buys Songza | TechCrunch

Google Buys Songza | TechCrunch | Google buys Songza | Scoop.it
Google has acquired music streaming service Songza after weeks of speculation around a potential buyout. Songza uses information about the user and..
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Very informative; gave me a in depth look at what is going on with Googles purchase of Songza. I'm curious on how they will merge the two.

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