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Smush: Music app maker Smule and Khush sound great together in new deal

Social music app maker Smule is betting big that the world is getting more musical and more social. The company today acquired rival app maker Khush. The acquisition was an “eight-figure deal” in cash and stock, Smule’s co-founder and chief executive officer Jeff Smith told VentureBeat.

Music app maker Smule: The Verizon iPhone sets us free

It doesn’t look like the Verizon iPhone will offer much in the way of new features for application developers. But Jeff Smith, co-founder and chief executive of music app-maker Smule, seemed pretty giddy about the announcement when I talked to him this morning.