Asaii can help Apple compete with Spotify Technology SA`s efforts to work directly with smaller artists, like a music label, the report added.
Apple and Asaii were not immediately available for comment outside regular business hours.
Last month, Asaii announced its service would shut down.
Asaii specialized in highly detailed data analytics for artist recommendations, aimed primarily at those in the music industry rather than individual listeners.
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