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SCA’s LiSTNR acquires children’s podcast company Kinderling

Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) has acquired Kinderling, an Australian children’s radio and podcast company. Kinderling was founded by a group of parents who wanted to introduce children aged zero to seven to the world of music, storytelling and creative expression. Since its inception in 2014, Kinderling has won the award for Best Digital Radio Format […]

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Pocket Casts podcast app acquired by the owner of WordPress․com Automattic

Following its acquisition of the popular Day One journaling app last month, Automattic announced that it is also acquiring the popular Pocket Casts podcast app. For those who aren’t familiar, Automattic is the company behind WordPress.com and Tumblr. Automattic made the announcement in a blog post today, claiming that Pocket Casts will continue to be […]

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Twitter acquires ‘Breaker’ podcast app to improve its new chat platform called Spaces

After Amazon acquired podcast maker Wondery and merged it with its Amazon Music division, another podcast platform fell into the lap of a tech giant. Breaker – the self-proclaimed podcast app with a social media twist – has been taken over by Twitter. Financial details of Twitter’s acquisition of Breaker have yet to be revealed, […]

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Stitcher podcast app reveals massive redesign with new features

Podcast platform Stitcher has introduced a massive redesign to its mobile app, which brings an updated and clean design, along with new features and more. The new interface comes amid the massive rise in popularity of podcasts and the subsequent rise of major competitors, including platforms like Spotify and audio apps like Google Podcasts. The […]

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Stitcher podcast app reveals massive overhaul with new features

The Stitcher podcast platform has introduced a massive overhaul of its mobile app, a design that brings an updated and clean design along with new features and more. The new interface comes amid the skyrocketing popularity of podcasts and the rise of major competitors, including platforms like Spotify and audio apps like Google Podcasts. The […]

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Stitcher announces revamped podcast app to streamline listening experience

Stitcher has been around for a very long time in the podcast market, but a lot of people are unaware of the size of their platform. They are number three in terms of market share after Apple Podcasts and Spotify. Today, they are announcing that a whole new app experience is coming very soon. With […]

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Stitcher Unveils Redesigned Podcast App For A Personalized Podcast Experience

NEW YORK, October 22, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Stitcher, the largest company dedicated to listening, producing and monetizing podcasts, announced that it has released the public beta of its newly redesigned mobile apps for Android and iOS alongside of its web listening platform. Stitcher is a subsidiary of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI). […]

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Apple buys Scout FM podcast app amid heightened competition from Spotify

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and can earn commission as an Amazon Associate and Affiliate Partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple this year bought Scout FM, a startup that used artificial intelligence to organize and deliver podcasts to users, according to a new report. Quoting sources […]

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Apple acquired the Scout FM Podcast app earlier this year

In order to continue improving its experience with podcast offerings, Apple earlier this year purchased the Scout FM podcast app, reports Bloomberg. Scout FM’s website is now gone, but it was available on iPhones, Android devices, and Amazon smart speakers. Scout FM generated podcast stations covering various topics, similar to a radio station but for […]

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Which Podcast App is Best for You

2019 was the year of podcasts. Some of the most popular YouTubers join the platform. Meanwhile, Spotify, the world’s largest music streaming service, is on a podcast company buying spree. Apple and Google have stepped up their podcast offerings since iOS and Android app stores feature some of the best third-party podcast apps like Pocket […]

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Spotify Podcast App Anchor Now Helps You Create A Trailer

Spotify continues to expand the functionality of its recently acquired podcasting suite, Anchor, this week they introduced a useful new tool to help its creators promote their podcast with classified trailers. Spotify’s goal with Anchor is to be the one-stop-shop for everything a new, novice podcaster needs to get started. So with this, users of […]

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The excellent Castbox podcast app lets you tip with crypto for any reason

There’s nothing like a good podcast. Whether you want to keep up to date with the latest news, learn something new, or relax and listen to fun content, there’s a podcast for you. Of course, to enjoy a good podcast, you need a great podcast app. Castbox is, for me, the essential podcast listening tool. […]

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Luminary launches new free podcast app and premium subscription network with over 40 podcast originals

NEW YORK–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Luminaire, a podcast technology and content company, today launched its free podcast app and premium subscription content network. Luminary Premium subscribers will have access to over 40 podcasts of some of podcasting’s most recognizable voices, legendary artists, and diverse and emerging voices. “We’re excited to bring Luminary’s free podcast app and […]

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Pocket Casts new features make it arguably the best podcast app

Even with a number of free services available for listening to podcasts, Pocket Casts is a popular option for episodic audio. Indeed, it costs you a few bucks, but the app is well-designed and offers a more comprehensive set of features that some freeware doesn’t. Following its May sale to a public radio group that […]

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Google has a podcast app, but does it have a podcast strategy?

Last month, with fanfare, Google launched Google Podcasts, a new podcast player app for Android. Unlike Google’s previous podcasting players, this one could target the heart of the podcasting tech market, 10 miles southeast of the Googleplex: Apple. Apple has dominated podcasting technology as well as music downloads for the past 15 years. As podcasting […]

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New podcast app lets users search for information in audio

Tired of browsing podcasts looking for a specific topic rather than an entire channel? A new podcast app has developed a way to solve this problem. CastBox allows users to search for specific keywords or phrases within the podcast itself rather than general podcast titles which may or may not relate to a particular topic. […]

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Google acquires the 60dB podcast app team, the service will be shut down next month – TechCrunch

The abbreviated 60dB podcast app will shut down next month and its team will join Google in an apparent acquisition. “Today, we are announcing that we will be shutting down 60dB on Friday, November 10, and we will join the Google team,” read a Medium article signed by the co-founders of 60dB. “As we considered […]