In its juggernaut charge across all aspects of our daily lives, Google closed a deal this week that will put them behind the music we listen to – or maybe more importantly for them, the information about the music we listen to.
The expert-curated playlist service Songza was acquired by Google for an undisclosed amount, which translates as being too little money for the company to be affected. Amazing.
How this breaks down is that the value of the world’s music listening can be rounded down to zero.
The acquisition is Google's play (pun intended) in the music streaming arms race that has them pitted against Apple, who recently acquired Dre's Beats for $3 billion.
What's interesting about this purchase...
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