- Safi Bello
European Commission clears the way for Apple’s acquisition of Shazam
Digital Trends ---------- News of Apple’s acquisition of music-recognition app Shazam has made waves not only in the music world, but in government as well. In February, a few months after Apple officially confirmed the deal, the European Commission officially accepted a request from member nations Austria, France, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, and Sweden to assess the proposed acquisition — and they’ve now cleared the proposal, meaning the acquisition will go ahead as planned. The examination was aimed at determining whether or not the acquisition would “threaten to adversely affect competition,” something American tech companies are often accused of in Europe. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.