iHeartMedia acquire podcast publishing and advertising platform Voxnest

iHeartMedia enter into an agreement to acquire New York-based audio technology and podcast marketplace company Voxnest. Launched in 2018 following the merger of Spreaker and BlogTalkRadio, Voxnest provide distributing and analytics to podcast publishers and…

SiriusXM to buy Stitcher for 67x more than Deezer sold it for in 2016

Satellite radio broadcaster SiriusXM are set to buy podcast app Stitcher for approximately $300m, after it was sold to E.W Scripps by Deezer for $4.5m in 2016. Stitcher provide over 100,000 audio news, sports and…

Apple acquires virtual reality startup NextVR

Apple have bought live sport, music and entertainment VR events host NextVR. It is unknown how much this cost Apple, but reports estimate around $100 million. NextVR work with companies such as Live Nation and…