Music discovery service Shazam has announced its first corporate acquisition.
Technology from California-based Tunezee is being added to the Shazam Encore app, enabling users to view song lyrics synchronised in real-time with the music they are listening to. It's currently available for more than 25,000 songs.
Figures from Juniper Research suggest that fewer than 4% of smartphones and tablets have third party security software.
However, awareness of the need for mobile security will increase, with mobile security software providers expected to enjoy a $3.6 billion market by 2016.
Dolby Laboratories has filed patent infringement lawsuits against Research In Motion, claiming that RIM is using Dolby's digital audio compression technology in some of its BlackBerry smartphones and its PlayBook tablets without having obtained licences.
The legal action has been filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California and the District Court of Mannheim in Germany.
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