Google Buys Songza To Give Music Lists A Human Touch

Google seems to agree with Apple‘s view that people are better than computer algorithms┬áwhen it comes to figuring out what songs other people want to hear. The search giant just announced its acquisition of Songza, which “uses contextual expert-curated playlists to give you the right music at the right time,” the company says today in announcing its acquisition. While it plans no changes now, the plan is to “bring what you love about Songza to Google Play Music. We’ll also look for opportunities to bring their great work to the music experience on YouTube and other Google products.” (more…)

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