How to embed Apple Podcasts shows and episodes

Image credit: Apple Making it easier to share your podcasts online, Apple announced yesterday you can now embed any of the 1.5 million shows or episodes. Apple Podcasts’ new feature makes it easier for creators…

Apple, Sony and two other companies are reportedly in talks with acquiring podcast network Wondery

Apple, Sony and two other unidentified companies are rumoured to be in talks with podcast network Wondery for an acquisition worth $300-400 million. The two other companies reportedly don’t include Spotify. US-based company Wondery are…

Spotify Podcasts represents 42% of all podcast listeners as of Q2 2020 according to MIDiA

Image credit: MIDiA A report from research and analysis firm MIDiA suggests Spotify Podcasts is the most widely used podcast platform with 42% of all podcast listeners. MIDiA’s latest report surveyed 6,000 people in the…

Apple have acquired Scout.fm, a voice-powered podcast discovery startup

As streaming services like Spotify double down on their podcast offerings, Apple’s new purchase looks like they’re expanding theirs as well. Apple have announced the purchase of Scout.fm, a unique startup that has been enhancing…

Spotify users LOVE podcasts, double the amount of podcasts being listened to

Spotify‚Äôs big push on making podcasts as much a part of their platform as music is working as streaming lovers mix up their listening with podcasts more and more. Spotify have just revealed their Q2…

Spotify introduce Podcast Charts making finding new podcasts easier

Spotify now list the top podcasts by country and category, potentially replacing Apple as the industry standard for ranking shows and episodes. In another attempt to grow its massive podcast platform, Spotify bring Podcast Charts…

SiriusXM acquires podcasting company Simplecast

Radio online broadcaster SiriusXM are jumping on the rapidly expanding podcast train with its purchase of Simplecast. Simplecast provide independent and enterprise creators with tools to publish, monetize and gain insight for their podcasts. Announced…

Apple Podcasts to get Apple Music-like features with iOS 14

With WWDC 2020 and iOS 14’s announcement just around the corner, new rumours point towards updates to Apple Podcasts bringing personalized recommendations. Apple are due to take to the stage next Monday 22nd June, where…

Acast partners with JioSaavn to bring podcasts to the streaming platform

The largest global podcast company – Acast and the second largest music streaming platform in India – JioSaavn, join forces to bring thousands of podcasts to millions of listeners. Podcasts have become a huge deal…

Listen to Apple Podcasts now on Echo speakers

Alexa has given in and nearly a year after adding Apple Music to her music streaming database, she’s playing podcasts. Get your favourite podcasts playing around the house from Amazon Echo speakers. Apple Podcasts are…