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Spotify on the verge of overtaking Apple Podcasts as the # 1 podcast app in the US

Source: Spotify / The Verge It looks like Spotify could go number one in another area: podcasts. The No.1 streaming music service is also set to overtake Apple Podcasts as the No.1 podcasting service, according to a new report from eMarketer. The report predicts that Spotify will end the year with 28.2 million monthly podcast […]

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South Kashmiri teenager brings Kashmiri language and literature to podcast app | Indiafleurit

Srinagar / IBNS: Saadath Mohiuddin Bhat, a 19-year-old from Anantnag district in southern Kashmir, has launched a podcast app as a way to intensify the representation of Kashmir language and literature. Bhat, an undergraduate student, said in 2020 that he started a series of videos on the precious writings of many former Kashmiri Sufi saints. […]

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Pocket Casts Podcast App Owns Again

Pocket Casts is one of the most popular podcast apps on Android and iOS, with a history stretching back several years. However, Pocket Casts eventually had to find a way to make enough money to support the ever-increasing development costs – or find a new owner willing to pay the bills. The app was bought […]

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Tumblr’s parent company buys popular Pocket Casts podcast app

Automattic, which runs Tumblr and WordPress, buys a popular podcast app – Pocket Casts – from a collective of public radio groups, including NPR and BBC Studios. Automattic has not disclosed how much it will pay for Pocket Casts. The company said Pocket Casts will join Automattic, making it easier for podcast fans to discover […]

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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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Automattic, owner of Tumblr and WordPress.com, buys the Pocket Casts podcast app

Pocket Casts has a new owner. Automattic, which runs WordPress.com and recently bought Tumblr, today announced it has acquired Pocket Casts, the well-regarded podcast app. The blog post announcing the purchase didn’t offer much in terms of an overview, but it did tease potential future integrations. “As part of Automattic, Pocket Casts will continue to […]

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Listen in your podcast app.

Once upon a time, we all learned that audiobooks are meant to be sold in a certain way: as a monthly subscription, in a standalone app, in the only store in town. But it turns out we got it all wrong in our audiobooks. Today, Slate is launching an audiobook store that shows there is […]

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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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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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Twitter acquires the Breaker podcast app to create audio conversations on the platform

Twitter began publicly testing Twitter Spaces at the end of December. Twitter describes the Spaces as online sites built around the voices of people using Twitter. Now Twitter has acquired Breaker, a podcast app to help create spaces on the platform. (Photo: Reuters) STRONG POINTS Twitter acquired the Breaker podcast app on Tuesday to work […]

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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 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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The excellent Pocket Casts podcast app is now free on Android and iOS

I’ve been using Pocket Casts to listen to podcasts on my phone for several years now, and all the while I’ve been glad I paid for it. It’s carefully designed and makes it easy to manage my listening sessions on a multitude of podcasts. And now, dear reader, it’s available for free on both android […]

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Spotify reportedly in talks to acquire podcast company Gimlet Media

Music streaming service Spotify is in “advanced” talks to acquire startup podcast network Gimlet Media, reports Recode. If a deal were made, it would give the streaming service a boost as it diversifies its offerings beyond music. According to Recode, Spotify offers to pay more than $ 200 million for the company. Gimlet Media, which […]

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Google is finally launching a podcast app for Android

Google is finally adding an app that’s been long missing from Android: an official podcast player. Tuesday, the tech giant spear the new Google Podcast app on the Play Store. It’s essentially the company’s response to Apple’s podcast offerings on iTunes; the Google app will allow you to search, subscribe and play audio content on […]

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Castro 3 Versus Overcast: Which Podcast App Is Better?

Most of us listen to a podcast or two, three or ten. Podcasts can be in video or audio form. When you have a good queue of podcasts lined up, you have entertainment for hours and they always provide useful news, interesting stories, or just fun chat with friends. I’ve been listening to podcasts for […]

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Google’s new podcast “app” is already on your Android phone

Google has quietly rolled out a new way for Android users to listen to podcasts and subscribe to the shows they love – and it’s already working on your phone. Podcast production company Pacific Content got the exclusivity: Essentially, Google now shows podcast show information and episode listings in search results on your Android device, […]

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Pocket Casts Desktop for Windows 10 is a fantastic podcast app

Pockets Casts has established itself as one of the best podcast apps available. It allows you to sync your podcasts across all devices, no matter what platform you are using. Now, that same convenience is available on Windows 10 through Pocket Casts Desktop. The app is available for free on Windows 10, Windows Mixed Reality, […]

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Podcast app aims to be the easiest way to listen to podcasts – TechCrunch

While we sometimes have the impression everyone has a podcast these days, the truth is, most Americans still don’t listen to podcasts on a regular basis. The Y Combinator-backed team behind The Podcast App plans to change that. And yes, that’s the real name of the app. Co-founder and CEO Martín Siniawski argued that most […]

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Why Grover Pro is still the best podcast app for Windows 10

Grover Pro comes highly recommended by our own editor Daniel Rubino, and you can read all about it in his early 2016 review. At the time, the phone version was still in development, but time has passed and the app and its developer haven’t stopped. For example, this excellent Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app is […]

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New Howl Is Audio Netflix podcast streaming service

Podcast advertising network Mid-roll media relaunched Howl, an ad-free subscription listening app, with the goal of creating a podcast content network similar to Netflix or Hulu. A comprehensive archive of popular shows like WTF with Marc Maron and Bang Bang Comedy will be available to subscribers with original programming and a library of specials from […]