Startup that Makes Music with AI Bought by Apple

A startup named AI Music was recently acquired by Apple Inc., according to a source familiar with the matter. The startup utilises artificial intelligence to create customised music, and adds technology that could be employed to the entirety of its offered audio catalogue. The purchase of the London based startup, which was created in 2016, was completed recently. AI Music, before the purchase, has close to two-dozen employees.

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Apple Has Acquired iPad Magazine Publishing Company PRSS


Apple has recently acquired digital magazine company Prss. Prss is a Dutch startup company and has made a web App to create iPad compatible magazines through its platform that does not require any coding knowledge. The news about acquisition was first reported by Dutch blog iCulture which was unsure about the acquisition, but the news was later confirmed by Apple:

Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.

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EU Regulators To Decide On Apple’s Beats Acquisition


Apple announced its Beats acquisition for $3 Billion last month. The first step in the process of acquisition is getting the regulatory approval from various governing bodies where the companies conduct business. As per Reuters report, European Union’s Antitrust Commission is expected to make a decision on Apple’s $3 Billion deal to buy Beats by July 30. Read MoreReviewsCollect Ad

Apple Acquires Social-Based Search Engine Spotsetter


According to a report by TechCrunch, Apple has acquired Spotsetter. Spotsetter is a social search engine that offered personalized recommendations on places to go. Spotsetter worked on a technology that involves layering of social data on top of a maps interface. It uses an algorithm to collect information from users’ social networks like Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, and Instagram. Then it pairs the collected information from the social networks with information from services such as Trip Advisor, Yelp, The New York Times, Zagat and Michelin to provide recommendations on where to go. Read More