Android gains against iOS worldwide
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Android appears to be beating iOS usage in North America, according to latest data from ScientiaMobile. iPhone use appears to be down in every continent, with Android is now in the majority.
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iHeartMedia has announced a new business operating structure, which will split the company into two divisions.
- Conal Byrne becomes CEO of the iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group, and Darren Davis will serve as COO. This unit includes the apps and websites, podcasts, Voxnest, and will also include Triton Digital.
- The company’s radio products will be under The iHeartMedia Multiplatform Group.
In Australia, ARN’s iHeartPodcast Network Australia was launched a year ago, and is celebrating their anniversary.
SummitMedia, a US broadcast radio company with 49 stations, and podcast company CurtCo Media have entered into a strategic partnership.
Neon Hum has announced the producers selected for its free training bootcamp. It was designed to provide a new and unique opportunity for marginalized storytellers who want to become story editors.
Sports podcasting network Blue Wire is to open a podcasting studio in the lobby of the Wynn Las Vegas. It’s part of a $3.5m investment by Wynn Resorts into the company.
Acast is promoting its tools for podcasters of all sizes. Everyone’s Got A Story features messages read by some of Acast’s most well-known podcasters, dynamically-inserted across its catalogue of more than 20,000 shows.
A website rebroadcasting Clubhouse chats has been shut down, just one of many security issues with the service. It is also being threatened for closure in Indonesia (population 270m). German newspaper Zeit Online is holding its morning news conference on the service. (via Splice Slugs)
Podcast editors, consultants, and cover-artists: LinkedIn is building a competitor to Fiverr and Upwork.
The amount of podcasts switching hosting companies appears to be on the increase, according to our sample of the space.
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