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image from mybandmarket.com(UPDATED) Now that a myriad of services deliver 10-15 million songs to our pockets, simple and personalized music discovery has become the music tech's holy grail. To add to their discovery efforts, Spotify has acquired Tunigo, a music discovery app that scours Spotify's library and playlists; adding news, new releases, and an advanced music player. 

Tunigo has reportedly raised $3 million, but details of Spotify's acquisition were not announced.

The Tunigo Spotify and iPhone apps, which include a number of Songza-like features, will continue to be available, according to Peter Kafka of AllThingsD, who also reports that the acquisition is, in part, about working with the Tunigo development team.

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