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Apple plans to purchase original podcasts for exclusivity

Enlarge / Apple will replace iTunes with music, podcasts and TV on the Mac. Podcast fans will want to keep their ears to the ground with the latest Apple news. Bloomberg reported that Apple may be looking for deals to provide its podcast listening platform with exclusive original shows. According to unnamed sources, the company is turning to media companies …

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The BBC removes their shows from Google's Podcasts app

In a post explaining the situation, BBC Sales and Business Development Director Kiera Clifton said: "As a public service, we want our content and services to be available to as many people as possible, and we provide These are available on a number of third-party apps for free, but as the BBC, funded by the UK royalty, we need to …

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Spotify gets serious about podcasts with two acquisitions

Spotify commits to building a podcast network today. The music streaming giant has acquired Gimlet Media and Anchor to increase its podcast credentials as the company seeks to increase its share of the podcast market. Gimlet Media is a startup podcast network, and Anchor provides creators with tools to create, publish, and monetize podcasts. "In less than two years we …

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Spotify Is Reportedly Looking to Acquire Some of Your Favorite Podcasts in Deal With Gimlet Media

Image: Spotify Spotify may be in discussions to acquire Gimlet Media and its roster of beloved podcasts, including titles like Reply and Crimetown. Recode's Peter Kafka reported Friday Gimlet for a deal worth more than $ 200 million, citing unnamed sources. Kafka noted that the acquisition would be significant for a couple of reasons. But it would also be a …

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Spotify is in talks with Gimlet looking for more podcasts

Spotify is in advanced talks to buy the podcast studio Gimlet Media. Two people who were informed about the proposed deal could help the music streaming service improve its profit margins and reduce reliance on major record labels. 19659002] The two persons spoke on Friday on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the talks publicly. …

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Pandora, Spotify is looking for podcasts to increase profits

Spotify and Pandora want to expand beyond music streaming into the world of podcasting by increasing consumer listening time and ultimately increasing their profit margins. Podcasting is a small but growing medium that attracts young, engaged listeners. However, producers and distributors have not yet found a solid model for making money. Spotify and Pandora say they are well-positioned for this, …

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Apple and Spotify now block Infowars and Alex Jones podcasts.

A man is being interviewed by someone from the far-right Infowars website during a campaign meeting for Patriot Prayer founder and Republican Senate candidate Joey Gibson in Portland, Oregon [19659004] Thomas Patterson / Getty Images Update, 12:24 pm Now YouTube has banned the Alex Jones Channel with 2.4 million followers. The Google-owned company said, "All users agree to abide by …

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