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Apple to buy talk radio app Swell

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Apple is reportedly close to buying Swell, an app that streams talk radio. (Source: CNN) Apple is reportedly close to buying Swell, an app that streams talk radio. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) - Apple is making moves to expand its radio service.

The company is reportedly close to buying Swell, an app that streams talk radio. According to technology website Re/code, the deal is worth about $30 million.

Swell did not confirm the Apple deal, but its parent company revealed in a statement the app would no longer be available and thanked users for their support.

Apple did not respond to a request for comment.

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