iHeartRadio is making a dozen 3D audio podcasts this year

  • February 9, 2021
Podcasts are about to become much more immersive if iHeartMedia has its way. Following the success of last year’s 13 Days of Halloween, iHeartRadio’s parent company plans to produce more 3D audio (or binaural) shows. It’s working with Blumhouse Telev…

Breaking down Reddit’s battle over GameStop’s stock

  • January 29, 2021
I get it, the story of how Redditors banded together to increase the value of GameStop’s stock is confusing. So we tapped business journalist Mike Futter, author of the GameDev Business Handbook and co-host of the Virtual Economy Podcast, to help us…

Recommended Reading: What went wrong with Cyberpunk 2077?

  • January 23, 2021
Inside Cyberpunk 2077’s disastrous rolloutJason Schreier, BloombergInterviews with more than 20 CD Projekt Red staff members (current and former) uncovered a development cycle “marred by unchecked ambition, poor planning and technical shortcomings.”…

Apple is reportedly considering a podcast subscription service

  • January 15, 2021
Apple appears to be considering a podcast subscription plan. It’s in talks with production companies about the potential service, according to The Information. However, the publication notes Apple often explores ideas for media offerings, and it’s no…

Amazon may buy podcast network Wondery

  • December 2, 2020
Amazon is in talks to acquire Wondery, according to The Wall Street Journal. The podcast network is best known for shows like Blood Ties and Dying for Sex. The asking price is reportedly is in and around the $300 million mark. For context, Spotify bo…

‘Code Switch’ from NPR is Apple’s podcast of the year

  • December 1, 2020
Another day, another year-end list. After the Google Play Store and Spotify shared the top content on their respective platforms, Apple has chimed in with a selection of the most popular podcasts, audiobooks and books people in the US downloaded thro…

Apple Podcasts now has support for web embeds

  • November 16, 2020
Apple Podcasts now has a player you can embed across the web. Anyone can now grab an embed code for a show or episode from the more than 1.5 million podcasts on the platform.You can find an embed code from Apple Podcasts Preview pages on the web. Jus…