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Shazam! Technically Exists in the Same Universe as David F. Sandberg’s First Feature Film

Well, this is interesting: according to David F. Sandberg, director of the upcoming Shazam!, the DCEU film will technically share a universe with his previous film. Read More >>

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Apple’s Purchase of Shazam Gets Put on Hold While EU Investigates Anti-Trust Concerns

While the US Department of Justice battles Time Warner and AT&T in court to block one mega merger, another business deal is getting held up by officials overseas. On Monday, the European Commission announced that it is has opened an anti-trust investigation into Apple’s buyout of Shazam, potentially postponing the acquisition for months—or even killing it altogether. Read More >>

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Apple Is Reportedly ‘Close to Acquiring Shazam’

Apple’s got more cash on hand than any other company on the planet, and some of that cash may go towards acquiring Shazam. Read More >>

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Shazam Is DC’s Next Movie, and Now It Has a Director

DC has confirmed that the Shazam movie will be the next live-action superhero film on their docket. And we’ve also learned who will direct the debut of the young Billy Batson, who gains the ability to become an adult superhero when he yells “Shazam,” too. Read More >>

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Dwayne Johnson’s Shazam Villain Is Getting His Own DC Solo Film

DC’s proposed Shazam movie doesn’t have a director, star, or even a finished script. What it does have is a villain, Black Adam, played by Dwayne Johnson, and that means he’s getting his own movie. Read More >>

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Warblr “Shazam for Birds” App Turns Anyone into a Chris Packham

An app that claims to be able to recognise the calls and songs of birds has been released, saying that for £3.99 it can differentiate between the sounds made by 220 British birds. That must be all of them. Read More >>

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Shazam Now Lets You Quickly Add Tagged Songs to Spotify Playlists

Shazam's latest update is perhaps its most useful yet – tag a song, and you can instantly have it added to a specific Spotify or Rdio playlist using the top-right plus button. [Shazam] Read More >>

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Shazam Now Does Image Recognition, Probably to Sell Ads

Shazam has announced a move into visual recognition, adding the ability to scan QR codes and take snaps of marketing materials that feature the Shazam logo to its app -- then sit back and enjoy the #marketing #content they they deliver to your dispassionate eyes. Read More >>

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A Partnership With Google Means Shazam is Officially a Verb Now

Today Shazam has announced that it's expanding its partnership with Google to turn the phrase 'Shazam' into a command on Android devices. That means you can ask your phone to Shazam a song and it'll do it for you, officially making Shazam a verb. Read More >>

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Shazam for Wearables Coming This Year, Game Tagging Being Considered

It's on your phone, it's on your tablet, and now Shazam song and TV tagging looks set to come to wearables too. Speaking to Rich Riley, Shazam's CEO, at MWC 2015, he revealed the company is aiming to have Shazam applications ready for smartwatches like the Apple Watch and other wearable devices before the end of the year. Read More >>

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Identify Songs Without Shazaam by Using Google Now

There are plenty of apps for identifying music while you're listening to it, but you might not know that the same functionality is built into Google Now as well—it's just one of the many features available inside Google's digital assistant that aren't immediately obvious to the casual user. If you hear a tune you would like to identify, here's how to get Google Now on the case. Read More >>

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​Shazam Now Has an Integrated Music Player Powered by Spotify and Rdio

Today the Shazam app for iOS is getting a big update that could completely change how you use the sound ID service. Don't worry, you'll still be able to Shazam songs on the fly as before, but now, you'll also be able to play them from directly inside the app as well. Read More >>

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Spotify and Shazam are Bestest Buddies Again

After briefly removing the feature, music recognition app Shazam will once again direct its users to Spotify streams of tagged songs. Read More >>

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iOS 8 is Getting Shazam Song Recognition in Siri

As rumoured, Siri will be getting Shazam song recognition in Apple iOS 8, so that figuring out what you're listening to is as easy as holding down your home button. This is faster, increasing the likelihood that the song won't end before you figure out what it is. Read More >>