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Shazam intends to make the world 'shazamable' by adding geo-location and other features

According to their CEO Rich Riley, Shazam matches 20 million songs a day and it is doing that faster than ever before. The app accounts for 7-10 percent of online sales and their data is also a strong predictor of what will be on Billboard charts three weeks in advance.

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Post by PSFK.

Most people know Shazam for its ability to find a song, buy it, and find some quick content to contextualize the track. But the music detection and discovery app is taking a two-pronged step forward to evolve its role and positioning in the technology space, turning its attention to retail through a partnership with Home Depot and others.

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