The Athletic reverses course on podcasts and submits them to Apple Podcasts and Spotify

A few months ago, I wrote about The Athletic, and I thought it would make a great acquisition target for Apple. When I originally wrote that article, I mentioned that the Athletic had recently launched a podcast section, but they were only available inside of their app and not dedicated podcast apps like Apple Podcasts, […]

Pandora now integrates with Instagram for sharing music and podcasts to Stories

Pandora has announced new integration with Instagram today that makes it easy to share music and podcasts to your Instagram Stories. In a blog post, Pandora detailed the new feature and said it’s rolling out now to a “limited” selection of users, and will come to everyone within the next several weeks. more… The post […]

Apple Podcasts adds new top-level categories with charts, curation, and more

Back in June, Apple teased that it would soon add new top level categories for Podcasts. This afternoon, Apple has officially started rolling out those new categories, making it easier to find new podcasts across different genres. more… The post Apple Podcasts adds new top-level categories with charts, curation, and more appeared first on 9to5Mac. […]

‘Listen on Apple Podcasts’ replaces ‘iTunes’ for podcast previews ahead of standalone Mac app

Last month, Apple overhauled the web interface for Apple Podcasts with a modern design and support for web playback. Today, Apple has made another slight change to the webpage, dropping the ‘Listen in iTunes’ branding. more… The post ‘Listen on Apple Podcasts’ replaces ‘iTunes’ for podcast previews ahead of standalone Mac app appeared first on […]

Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with 100,000 episodes from 100 shows

Pandora has officially launched its podcasts platform today after running a beta on iOS and Android for about three weeks. Podcasts on Pandora is now available for all users and to start includes “hundreds of podcasts with over 100,000 episodes across a wide variety of genres.” more… The post Podcasts on Pandora officially launches with […]

Tim Cook and Eddy Cue met before pulling InfoWars podcasts, believe app not in violation

New details have surfaced over how Apple made its decision to pull five podcasts from Alex Jones and InfoWars from its directory. According to CNN’s Dylan Byers’ newsletter, the decision was made at the top of Apple — including the choice to leave the InfoWars app intact. more… 9to5Mac

Spotify ousts head of video & podcasts as early original content efforts fail

Spotify’s foray into creating original video content hasn’t garnered as much attention as the company would have liked, despite launching a multitude of shows. Now, Bloomberg reports that the streaming service has ousted its head of original video and podcasting operations… more… 9to5Mac

Podcasts in iOS 11: Interface updates, support for seasons & cleaner titles, Podcast Analytics, more

New for Podcasts in iOS 11: Apple is bringing a handful of new podcasts features to iOS 11, both for users and creators. The new features were highlighted during a developer session on Friday and include a redesign to the Podcasts design, updates to the Podcasts spec, and more… more… 9to5Mac