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S-Town podcast hits 40 million global downloads

<i>S-Town</i>, the new podcast from Serial Productions, has surpassed 40 million downloads worldwide. The seven-episode series debuted in its entirety one …

How Amazon Is Redefining Radio's Retail Business

<i>Paul Jacobs is the sales side of Jacobs Media, and helps guide things at jācapps. Over the years, he has made hundreds of sales presentations to our</i> …

Ford Motor Company

Spotify to Develop Its Own Hardware to 'Affect the Way the World Experiences Music'

Thanks to a new job listing, Spotify has choreographed plans to join tech companies like Amazon and Snapchat in building its own music hardware. …

Amazon Echo

Bridge Ratings posts podcasting best practices and discovery data

Bridge Ratings has released new survey info about podcast discovery for listeners, and best practices for creators. Based on its latest data, from …

The Man in the High Castle

Seventeen years after the Allies lost World War II, pirate radio stations broadcast in secret, keeping the memory of a former America alive.

BIA/Kelsey finds online revenues still growing for radio

U.S. radio stations saw a 14% increase in online revenue in 2016, according to the latest BIA/Kelsey data. In contrast, over-the-air advertising …

Advertising

SBS sees 50% growth following WideOrbit programmatic ad pilot

The Spanish Broadcasting System saw more than 50% growth in CPM after a pilot test for programmatic digital audio advertising. The broadcaster …

Advertising

C'è aggregatore e aggregatore: noi, preferiamo quello che viene dalla Radio...:-)

GM and AT&T plan starts new era of in-car WiFi, could accelerate challenge to radio

We noted in Inside Radio that GM and AT&T have partnered to provide in-car WiFi across the GM model line of cars equipped with OnStar 4G LTE WiFi …

Android Auto

Amazon adds Apple CarPlay support for its music app

Amazon Music has updated its iOS app to add support for Apple CarPlay. This means that drivers with the in-vehicle digital dashboard can use it to …

Apps

Mercato discografico italiano conferma forte crescita dello streaming musicale nel 2016

• <b>Ricavi complessivi tra fisico e digitale stabili a +0,4%</b>• <b><br>Vinile +52</b> <b>%</b><p>Dopo il risultato del 2015 con un 21% di incremento, l’anno appena trascorso, come …

Resistance Radio: Mesmerizing Dystopian Pirate Radio

By onMarch 14, 2017 in Pop Culture, TV<p>Over the weekend I stumbled across Resistance Radio and was immediately obsessed with the nostalgic music, …

Turntables

Why marketers should take note of Facebook and Amazon's moves in digital audio

Already this year, we’ve seen major digital players such as Facebook and Amazon claim their interest in digital audio. This sits alongside global …

Audiophile

The Infinite Dial 2017

The Infinite Dial 2017 is the latest study of consumer behavior around digital media from Edison Research and Triton Digital. There is new data on Online Radio, Podcasting, Social Media, Mobile Behavior and more.

Consumer Behavior

"Alexa, Enable NPR One"

Today, we're excited to announce that NPR One is now available on Amazon's suite of smart home assistants, including the Echo, Dot, and other Alexa-enabled devices. This pioneering custom skill — as apps for Alexa are called — goes beyond the hourly NPR newscast currently offered on the devices and …

Smart Homes

Spotify is looking for original podcasts

A big new front has opened up in the war for exclusive podcasts. Spotify has been talking to podcast producers about original shows, including …

New York Times offers Spotify bundle deal

The New York Times has a deal with Spotify. New digital subscribers who buy a year of access to the newspaper for the will also get access to the …

New BLOGSTEIN:Car Infotainment Systems Are in the Slow Lane

<i>By Steven Goldstein on Feb 08, 2017 05:52 am</i><p>Don't do this!<p>In spite of the onslaught of audio from a variety of sources including satellite radio, …

Android Auto

Radio Advertising Gets Personal on Digital Platforms

0<p>SHARES<p>Audio advertising is about to get better and more relevant, according to one UK-based company.<p>�<p>Listeners to online radio stations and music …

Radio Industry

The year ahead for radio: this 'dead medium' has never been so alive

The radio and audio sector starts 2017 in vibrant health after a year of investment, growth and development.<p>News Corp’s takeover of Wireless Group, …

Audiophile

App Annie 2016 report: Mobile driving revenue for streaming’s old guard

Mobile analytics specialist App Annie has published its 2016 Retrospective. The report tracked another year of growth for the app industry, with …

Apps

Apple Music gets CBS Sports Radio

Apple Music has made an addition to its live radio offerings. CBS Sports Radio will join the handful of live stations available only to paid Apple …

Apple Music

How Global Radio is using new ad formats to get audio on the media plan

In the U.K., digital audio now has the scale for advertisers to take it seriously: 22 million listeners each week, according to the most recent …

Forecast: Podcast Ad Spend to Hit $500M in 2020.

Podcast ad spending will grow over the next four years at a considerably faster clip than originally expected, according to new projections to be …

Podcasting

Ford begins adding Amazon Alexa to cars; voice-controlled audio picks up steam

Ford has announced that it will start integrating Amazon’s voice-activated Alexa system in its cars this month. Alexa is the virtual assistant …

Smart Homes

Nielsen 2016 report: “Music consumption is at an all-time high”

“Music consumption is at an all-time high,” according to Nielsen Music’s 2016 U.S. Year-End Report. The analysis reveals that 2016 was another year …

Google Play

Ford/Toyota try to slow Apple/Android takeover of digital dashboards

Ford and Toyota have formed the SmartDeviceLink Consortium, an alliance of car companies and software developers intended to create alternatives to …

Android Auto

Spotify/GroupM survey evaluates streaming audio advertising

Spotify and GroupM, which struck an alliance in November, have jointly executed a study (<i>Streaming State of Mind</i>) into streaming media consumption, …

Televisions

Amazon Alexa: Good start, but a long way from audio competency

Alexa moved into my house on Christmas day, as she did in many others. Amazon announced that the Echo Dot, one of the company’s voice-enabled speaker …

An island no more: Inside the business of the podcasting boom

Through its early history, podcasting seemed separated from the waves of change happening in other sectors of digital media. But today, it’s increasingly facing the same questions. Part 1 of a five-part series on the business of on-demand audio.<p>When Jenna Weiss-Berman left her job as head of …

Journalism