Amazon has two horses in the race – Amazon Music and Audible – but has a long way to go to reach the scale of Spotify and Apple Podcasts.
Porsche and Apple have partnered to introduce a seamless podcast experience on Porsche Taycan with support for Apple Podcasts.
Spotify has launched a new audio experience combining music and talk content. These will have radio-like talk commentary interspersed with full music tracks.
Amazon has acquired the highly coveted podcast.com domain name as well as podcasting.com.
Spotify has introduced Promo Cards for podcasters to promote their podcasts or its episodes across social media platforms.
Spotify has shared that the number of shows on its platform has increased by 240% so far in 2020.
JioSaavn, one of India’s largest music and audio streaming service, has shared that the service has clocked a 200x increase in its podcast catalog since 2019.
Spotify is testing a new Polls feature that allows podcasters to engage with their audience. While in preview, the feature is available on select podcasts.
Podcasts are available on Amazon Music on the web, the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android as well as on Amazon Echo devices for all tiers of Amazon’s subscription service.
The New York Times has announced Sway, a new interview podcast hosted by Kara Swisher. The twice-weekly podcast will have new episodes drop every Monday and Thursday.