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Online Payday Loans Market Expected to Generate Explosive Revenues by 2026

Global Online Payday Loans Market Report – Professional Analysis of Production and Consumption (Impact of COVID-19) is the latest research study published by Market Intellix assessing the market, highlighting opportunities, risk analysis and supporting strategic and tactical decision making. The influencing factors of growth and regulations regarding the use of information, the availability of highly […]

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PayDay Say Company Acquired Personal Money Services Company – Company

PayDay Say Company has just acquired Personal Money Service, an online platform designed to connect borrowers with direct creditors across the United States. The acquisition will better meet the needs of PayDay Say customers across the country, as this company aims to help every borrower meet their urgent financial needs through its website. Consumers from […]

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Legal action challenges the inaccessibility of major podcast platforms

NAD and five Deaf Americans who each wish to use but are excluded from the defendants’ podcast services have brought this action to end discriminatory business practices by SiriusXM, Stitchers and Pandora. The National Association of the Deaf (“NAD”) and Disability Rights Advocates (“DRA”) have filed a lawsuit against three major podcast providers, SiriusXM, Stitcher, […]

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What not to do when your podcast app is acquired

Hello Hello. Welcome Tuesday; I hope everyone has found ways to keep “working” before the holidays and don’t dream too much about the hordes of food that we will be eating here in the States in just a few days. Today’s issue is a mishmash of things – a good mix. Today we are talking […]

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Reservoir, SiriusXM Back Podcast Company Increases Volume by $ 12 Million

About a month after signing a “global” administrative agreement with Joni Mitchell, Reservoir (NASDAQ: RSVR) backed audio entertainment and podcast production company Audio Up in a $ 12 million Series B run by SiriusXM. Reservoir recently announced its participation in Audio Up’s multi-million dollar Series B, which debuted last year and has already raised $ […]

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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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Podcast Company Paradiso Media Completes Series A Funding Round

The French leader in podcast production Paradiso Media has finalized a series A round table to continue its international development, strengthen its workforce and continue to produce more film and television adaptations. Although Paradiso Media did not disclose the amount of the funding round, a source close to the company said a total of 5 […]

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Youth From Kashmir Delivers Valley’s First Podcast App To Promote Kashmiri Language

With the intention of promoting the Kashmiri language and Sufi poetry, a medical student from the Anantnag district in southern Kashmir has become an inspiration to many. Saadath Mohi-ud-din Bhat is the CEO and founder of Kashmir’s premier podcast app, “Aao Unhe Yaad Karai-Waliv Tem Karhoukh Yaad”, which intends to promote the poetry of Kashmiri […]

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Apple spotlights LIZHI Podcast app in App Store

LIZHI Podcast is the first Chinese-language podcast app to be introduced by Apple GUANGZHOU, CHINA, May 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LIZHI INC. (“LIZHI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LIZI), a leading online UGC audio community and online interactive audio entertainment platform. China, is delighted to announce that its new app LIZHI Podcast (LIZHI BOK in Chinese) […]

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Preet Bharara Joins Vox Media After Acquiring His Podcast Company

Former Manhattan US attorney Preet Bharara joins Vox Media after the firm’s purchase of Cafe Studios Inc., which publishes its “Stay Tuned With Preet” podcast. Vox bought out the podcast company with the aim of expanding its presence in the podcast realm and will keep Cafe Studios under its ownership with Bharara as host and […]

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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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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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Twitter Acquires Podcast App Breaker; fuboTV sees success in 2020

In today’s ExchangeWire news summary: Twitter Strengthens Plans For Its Own Podcasting Network By Acquiring The Breaker Podcast App; fuboTV live sports streaming service reports better-than-expected results for 2020; and the American box office sees its revenues plummet by 81%. Twitter leverages Spaces with purchase of Breaker Twitter has acquired Breaker, a social podcasting app, […]

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Amazon to buy podcast company Wondery

Amazon announced Wednesday its intention to acquire Wondery. The startup will be part of Amazon’s subscription music service, Amazon Music. Why is this important: The move reaffirms Amazon’s growing ambitions to enter the podcasting space. Podcasts are a natural fit for the company, which already has a subscription music business, an audiobook business and has […]

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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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Spotify launches podcast streaming ad insertion and measurement

Spotify hopes to change the game of podcast advertising – which is largely stuck in the static past. The music and audio streaming company announced the launch of Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI), a new proprietary podcast advertising system that will allow advertisers to purchase targeted spots that are inserted into podcasts when they are broadcast […]

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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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Castbox podcast app raises $ 13.5 million, launches own original programming – TechCrunch

Driven by growing consumer demand for podcasts, a startup called Castbox this morning announced it was closing a $ 13.5 million Series B funding for its tech-powered podcast app. The round was led by SIG China and includes the participation of existing investors IDG Capital, Qiming Venture Partners and GSR Ventures. To date, Castbox has […]

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Homeless former Chinese Google employee raises $13 million on podcast app

Wang Xiaoyu literally bet the house on making his startup work, quitting a lucrative job at Google in late 2015 and selling his house to build a podcast app. Two years later, she still takes turns sleeping on a common bed in her Beijing office and has yet to take a day off. But his […]

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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. […]