Paul Spain

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Why Millennials Are Choosing Podcasting Over Blogging To Build Their Personal Brands - Forbes

ART19 Raises $7.5M in Series A Funding to Advance Development of Podcast Technology

San Francisco, CA – August 23, 2017 – Podcast technology company ART19 today announced it has closed a $7.5 million Series A round led by Bertelsmann …

IAB Releases First "Podcast Playbook" for Advertisers

<i>Comprehensive Buyer’s Guide Designed to Help Brand Marketers Navigate the Fast-Growing Podcast Media Landscape</i><p><b>New York, NY (August 22, 2017)</b> – The …

Digital Advertising

Court says patent troll didn’t invent podcasting

A federal appeals court has upheld the invalidation of a patent on podcasting technology<p>A patent holder that went after podcasters in 2013 has lost its appeal before the Federal Circuit. In 2015, the Electronic Frontier Foundation successfully petitioned the US Patent and Trademark Office to …

Podcasting

The 17 best new podcasts you should be listening to right now

From politics to comedy to true crime, there is truly a podcast for everyone. Though podcasts have been around for awhile, the last year has seen a boom of new shows that are using the medium in exciting and innovative ways.<p>INSIDER has rounded up our favorite podcasts before, but we're back to …

Die Hard

4 Steps to Cultivating an Innovation Mindset in Your Organization

Transforming an organization from innovation-averse to forward-thinking isn't always an easy road to navigate.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my work as a marketing consultant, I’m exposed to organizations of all sizes and manners of thinking.<p>Over time, I’ve …

Innovation

Don't Look for a Great Idea. Look for a Good Problem | Inc.com

At the center of every significant innovation is always an idea. Clarence Birdseye's idea about freezing fish revolutionized the food industry and American diets. Charles Schwab's idea about flat commissions changed investing forever. Steve Jobs's idea about creating a device that could hold 1,000 …

Innovation

The 1 Mistake That Causes Most Innovators to Fail, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor | Inc.com

You've created an innovative product. Customers love it and pay you quite well for it. You plow your profits back into R&D, making your product ever better, more powerful, and more useful to your customers. This may sound like a formula for success but it's actually the opposite, according to …

Innovation

The 50 Best Podcasts Right Now

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Podcasting

Scientists prove they can store 215 petabytes in a single gram of DNA, retrieve it error free

Researchers at Columbia University have managed to push forward the limits of data storage on DNA, and bring the exciting bio-technology closer to …

Biotechnology

Why live podcasts are becoming a big deal this year

Podcasters like to argue that theirs is the most intimate medium. But to grow their businesses, more and more of them are getting into live events, …

Advertising Industry

Introducing The Upgrade, a New Podcast from Lifehacker, All About Upgrading Your Life

The Lifehacker podcast is back, and it’s called <i>The Upgrade</i>! <i></i>It’s a whole new format, but the same great tips and tricks to help you live your best …

7 Podcasts to Get Hooked On in 2017

If you're into casting the pod (or having the pod cast to you), look no further.<p>While you’re busy setting new goals for the new year, it’s time to …

Podcasting

This hot podcast company's new shows promise crime, psychological thrills, and controversy

And Lieber wants Gimlet to be one of the few big podcasting giants that rules the industry.<p>Gimlet's new slate of podcasts, announced Tuesday, seems to reach for that mainstream buzz with controversy, crime, and psychological thrills.<p>Gimlet, a podcast-making company founded in 2014, has seen its …

American Apparel

Xiaomi's MacBook Air clone is called, wait for it, Mi Notebook Air

Xiaomi never shied away from acknowledging Apple as its role model. The company puts emphasis on design, has a line of smartphones called the Mi …

A one-armed Australian robot can build a house four times quicker than a brickie

Fastbrick Robotics, an ASX-listed company based in Perth, has created a robot brick layer, a form of 3D printing which can create the shell of a …

Robotics

Why So Many Startups Are Launching Their Own Podcasts

<i>This piece originally appeared on Uncubed.com.</i><p>Why would a startup that builds ecommerce software — or any startup for that matter — launch a …

Marketing

Malcolm Gladwell tells us about his beef with billionaires, police violence, and how his new hit podcast lets him explore issues in ways his books can't

<i>That's not to say that the bestselling author walks around in a rage all day — he's actually quite collected and soft-spoken most of the time, and ready to make a joke. But in his new hit podcast "Revisionist History," he explores certain topics in a way that readers of his books "The Tipping</i> …

Self-improvement

How To Build Your Show By Looking At The Big Picture, Part 1: Building Engagement

<i>Blubrry spent last week at Podcast Movement 2016 in Chicago, where CEO Todd Cochrane gave a talk on overall metrics and what our recent study of</i> …

BMW just announced that self-driving cars are coming in less than 5 years

The project will involve partnerships with technology companies Intel and Mobileye.<p>While current systems allow for "hands-off" systems to operate steering, brake, and accelerator inputs, drivers are still required to remain in control.<p>That may soon change thanks to "driver-off" systems, BMW CEO …

Autonomous Cars

Mysterious electric car startup Faraday Future just unveiled a crazy new concept car for the Formula E series

Faraday Future has entered Formula E, a class of auto racing for electric cars taking place in Hong Kong on October 9. The potential Tesla rival entered by partnering with Dragon Racing, an American auto racing team, to become the Faraday Future Dragon Racing team.<p>"Partnering with Dragon Racing …

Electric Vehicles
Marketing

People don’t trust mainstream media, podcasts reap benefits

Younger Australians turn to podcasts and documentaries, such as Vice, to paint the full picture beyond what mainstream media portrays.<p>More people are …

How Frequently Are Listeners Tuning In to Podcasts?

Most internet users are familiar with podcasts, but have either not listened to them within the past six months or have never listened to them, April …

Podcasting

LinkedIn's HR chief says the best managers exhibit these 7 behaviors

Microsoft may have recently announced that it is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but LinkedIn will continue operating independently.<p>Its management culture has been shaped by its founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, its CEO Jeff Weiner, and its head of HR, SVP of …

Employment
Podcasting
Marketing

Empire Podcast #215: Salma Hayek

On the <i>Empire Podcast</i> this week, we welcome Salma Hayek into the pod booth for the very first time, here to tell a tale of <i>Tale Of Tales</i>. The legendary …

Women-led podcasts take a risk others won’t: admitting they don’t know everything

In the podcasting world, as in so much of life, men get to do most of the talking. As of this writing, just 18 of iTunes’s top 100 podcasts are hosted by women. Twelve have female co-hosts. And 70 are hosted by one or more men.<p>But despite this imbalance, podcasting has the potential to democratize …

List-Worthy

The 'Game Of Crones' Podcast: Charles Manson Makes A 12-Minute Cameo

This week on "Game of Crones," Crystal Bell, Rachel Handler, and Teo Bugbee talk about what the actual fuck was going on in last night's episode. Who …