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December 13, 2023:
November 27, 2023:
December 5, 2022:
    Pocket Casts released v7.27 last week, which appears to contain the AVURLAssetHTTPUserAgentKey fix, so it no longer calls itself AppleCoreMedia. We've confirmed (by listening to PodClock's S1E1 episode) that it now correctly calls itself Pocket Casts when playing on-demand shows.
November 7, 2022:
April 29, 2022:
    Want more people to know about your podcast? Pocket Casts sends out a regular newsletter to podcast creators, highlighting how to get featured in the popular podcast app. Here's the latest edition, and here's where to sign up for it. The company was bought by Automattic last year, and say they are "working on a rather large update at the moment".
July 19, 2021:
    Podcast app (and website) Pocket Casts has been bought by Automattic, the owners of Wordpress and Tumblr. No terms were given; co-founders Russell Ivanovic and Philip Simpson, based in Adelaide SA, Australia, will continue to lead Pocket Casts as part of Automattic; WordPress says "we will explore building deep integrations with and Pocket Casts", which might mean they have aspirations as a podcast hosting company. (They understand RSS after all).
July 5, 2021:
May 16, 2019:
    Distributed is a new podcast from Matt Mullenweg, the cofounder of Wordpress and CEO of Automattic. About the future of work, the podcast explores ideas of going beyond the traditional office environment.
August 22, 2018:
    Wordpress are the latest investor in RadioPublic, through Wordpress's parent company, Automattic.

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