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Update for Castro, US music rights, automated podcasting

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  • Castro, a podcast app for iOS from Supertop which lets you choose episodes rather than blindly subscribe to everything, releases a new update. It adds “enhanced audio” (a dynamic compressor/limiter), and a continuous play function. #15 trending news app recently. $4.99; produced in Canada and Eastern Europe.

  • Ever wondered why can’t music be played in podcasts? Here’s the (US) view from David Oxenford.

    Jul 22 2023: This broken link now points to the Internet Archive.
  • Vulture publishes its “most anticipated podcast launches” for May/June/July, by Nicholas Quah.

  • Australian company Whooshkaa launches automated podcast service, produced by Amazon’s Polly text-to-speech algorithm.

    Jul 22 2023: This broken link now points to the Internet Archive.
  • Millennials love podcasts, according to the JacobsMedia TechSurvey. (Note: respondent base are radio station website members, so favourable to radio content).

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  • Event: RAIN Podcast Business Summit, June 21, New York NY, USA.

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