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10/07/2008 Shazam is born

Shazam was developed and released by Shazam Entertainment Ltd as an application which purpose was to identify music, movies, advertising and TV shows, using a microphone of the device and short sample. The app debuted on iPhone 2.0 with the launch of Apple’s App Store. It enabled the user to buy the song directly from iTunes.


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