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This Week in Tech: 3rd – 7th September

7th September 2018 - Duncan McClean

In this week’s roundup:

  • Apple set to acquire Shazam
  • YouTube rolling out Dark Mode on Android
  • Design refresh on its way for Google Chrome

Apple set to acquire Shazam

Apple is set to acquire Shazam. Shazam is an app which can identify films, adverts, music and TV shows based on short samples recorded via a microphone.

The deal comes after a 5-month investigation by the EU. The deal is estimated to be worth $400 million.

YouTube rolling out Dark Mode on Android

YouTube is rolling out a Dark mode to users of its Android app. The feature was announced in March of 2018

You can already enable a dark version on the YouTube website.

Image Credit: Digital Trends

Design refresh on its way for Google Chrome

Google is working on refreshing Chrome with material design changes. The most noticeable part of the new design are the tabs. 

The refresh is coming in Chrome 69.


Duncan McClean

Founder of Iamlittle Tech Blog. Duncan writes most of the articles on Iamlittle Tech Blog.

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