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Acast buys New York Times-backed podcast company RadioPublic

Growing podcast audiences have led to a trading frenzy led by music streaming providers Spotify, Apple and Amazon. Today, industry giant Acast is looking to expand its reach through a major acquisition. The company has purchased the New York Times-RadioPublic, a podcast tech startup backed for an undisclosed price. As part of the deal, Acast […]

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Zach Horowitz sees ‘huge’ opportunity in new podcast company for Latin listeners

Former Universal Music Group executive Zach Horowitz has co-founded a new podcast company, Pitaya Entertainment, dedicated to producing content for Latin Americans – and he sees similarities to the potential of the Latin music market that he helped unlock during his time in the music business. Pitaya launches with five series presented by hugely popular […]

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Industry powers launch new Latino podcast company in US – Pitaya Entertainment

LOS ANGELES, February 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Five powerful executives from the entertainment, podcasting and advertising industries have joined forces to create Pitaya Entertainment, a new company dedicated to producing podcasts for Latin Americans. Pitaya Entertainment kicks off with six podcast series featuring some of Latin America’s most popular entertainment personalities, including TV […]

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Earshot Brings Immersive Dolby Atmos Audio Experience to Podcast App

Popular digital entertainment company Earshot has announced the launch of Dolby Atmos on its podcast streaming service app. With Dolby Atmos, the Earshot podcast app promises to deliver an immersive audio experience in multiple Indian languages, including Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, and Bhojpuri, in addition to English on mobile phones. “Earshot has brought top-notch journalism and […]

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Mark Cuban’s Fireside is a podcast app where you can be a part of the show

Billionaire Mark Cuban co-founded a podcast app with Node CEO Falon Fatemi, according to The edge. Fireside will merge the premise of existing podcast applications with that of Clubhouse while possibly incorporating some live streaming functionality. Focused on conversations that can be recorded and monetized natively, fans will be able to interact with the podcast […]

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Mark Cuban co-founded a podcast app where hosts can talk to fans live and monetize their conversations

Mark Cuban is getting into the audio and podcasting hype. Alongside co-founder Falon Fatemi, he plans to launch Fireside, a “next-generation podcast platform” that facilitates live conversation, according to an email sent to potential creative partners seen by The edge. The idea of ​​the app is similar to the Live Audio Starter Clubhouse, except for […]

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Lincoln Project co-founder launches new podcast company

Ron Steslow, a political strategist who hosted the Lincoln Project podcast, is launching a new podcast company called Politicology, promising “blinderless politics.” Why is this important: His company could capture a wide audience seeking to understand America’s troubled political undercurrents. The big picture: It comes amid a transition and crisis for the Lincoln Project, a […]

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Lincoln Project Co-Founder Launches New Podcast Company

Ron Steslow, a political strategist who hosted the Lincoln Project podcast, is launching a new podcast company called Politicology, promising “politics without blinders.” Why is this important: His business could attract a large audience seeking to understand America’s troubled political currents. The big picture: It comes amid a transition and crisis for Lincoln Project, a […]