podcasts Stories May 3, 2018

NPR, public radio consortium acquires popular podcasting app Pocket Casts

In recent weeks, Google announced significant podcasting plans beginning with Search and Assistant integration, while it explores AI features for the future. The space was long brewing before the Google initiatives, and today a consortium of very well-known U.S. public radio stations is acquiring Pocket Casts.

podcasts Stories February 22, 2018

Anchor aims to be one-stop app to record, edit, host, publish & distribute podcasts

Anchor, an app that started out trying to create an audio version of Twitter, has now pivoted to becoming a one-stop app for podcasters. The relaunched app now allows anyone to record, edit, host, publish and distribute podcasts free of charge …

podcasts Stories March 7, 2017

For the past few years, YouTube has made original content in the form of TV shows and movies for its Red subscription service. Google Play Music is now getting in on the action with an original podcast about music. City Soundtracks focuses on “people, places and moments that shape our musical lives.”

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podcasts Stories April 20, 2016


Earlier this week, podcast listening, subscribing, and syncing features were finally added to Play Music. While that app update is still rolling out, the Google app for Android has just gained similar podcast listening features.

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podcasts Stories April 18, 2016


As leaked by NPR last week, podcasts are now live in Play Music. Google announced the feature last October and podcasters have since been able to upload their shows. Besides just subscribing and listening, Google will apply the same recommendation features for music to podcasts.

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podcasts Stories April 14, 2016

Podcasts reportedly coming to Google Play Music on April 18

Google announced in October that podcasts would be coming to Play Music. Since then, Google has been working with podcast networks and podcasters could begin adding their shows. According to NPR (via Android Police), Google will finally launch the feature on April 18th, this coming Monday.

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