Tag: Podcasts

Google Makes Finding Podcasts Easier By Adding A Dedicated Section To Search

Google Search is getting a new podcasts section. The feature was added in to make things easier for users to find podcasts and episodes they might be interested in.

Google August 8, 2019

Spotify Rolls Out Redesigned App To Help People Discover Podcasts

The newly redesigned Spotify app improves prominence and discoverability of podcasts on its platform. It’s not clear, however, when this revamped app might roll out to all users.

Apps/Software May 19, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg Starts His Own Podcast About Tech And Society

Mark Zuckerberg is publishing audio versions of his discussions with high-profile individuals as episodes of his new podcast, 'Tech & Society.' Only Spotify has it at the moment, but expect it to reach more platforms in the coming days.

Internet April 25, 2019

Spotify Reportedly Plans To Acquire Podcast Firm Gimlet Media

Spotify is reportedly looking to expand its content through purchasing podcast producer Gimlet Media. Both companies are said to be in 'advanced talks,' according to sources.

Apps/Software February 4, 2019

Google Launches New Podcast App For Android Products

Google introduced the Google Podcasts app for its Android phone users. The app allowed customers to listen to their favorite podcasts and introduce them to recommended and trending podcasts.

Google June 20, 2018

'Nintendo Power' Magazine Returns As Gaming Company's Official Podcast

Nintendo has announced one of the longest running video game magazines in the United States and Canada will be returning. 'Nintendo Power' will make its return as the gaming company’s official podcast.

December 25, 2017

Spotify To Launch 3 New Original Podcasts In A Move To Increase Exclusive Content

Spotify announced the upcoming premieres of three new original podcasts to its platform.

Apps/Software February 23, 2017

Pandora Shuns Liberty Media Takeover Offer, Adds More Podcasts As Losses Grow

Pandora has reportedly declined a takeover offer from Liberty Media. The report comes as the streamer reported wider losses, which it hopes to reverse by adding more podcasts and introducing a new on-demand platform.

Apps/Software July 25, 2016

Podcasters Frustrated At Apple: Good Sign For Competitors?

Podcasters are not happy with Apple's services, and this could benefit rivals. Apple is said to be in discussion with some prominent podcasters to better understand the issue.

Apple May 9, 2016

Pandora Launches The Podcast 'This American Life' On Its Platform

Pandora announced the launch of the second podcast added to its music streaming platform: 'This American Life.'

Apps/Software April 26, 2016

Podcasts Will Reportedly Launch On Google Play Music April 18

Google Play Music will reportedly launch podcasts on its platform on Monday.

Apps/Software April 15, 2016

The Best True Crime Podcasts To Stream Online

If you've rewatched 'The Jinx' or 'Making a Murderer' too many times, here are five true crime podcasts that will scratch your detective-esque itch.

Movies/TV Shows March 6, 2016

Interview: 'Criminal' Co-Creator Talks Podcast Success And The Obsession With True Crime Stories

Reporter Phoebe Judge discusses what it takes to make her true crime podcast 'Criminal,' and why these kinds of cases make for good stories.

Internet Culture January 30, 2016

Apple Rolls Out tvOS 9.1.1, Brings Podcasts App To New Apple TV

Apple has released tvOS 9.1.1, which can be considered a minor update for the Apple TV. The update, however, adds the Podcasts app into the new Apple TV, a feature which was initially slated to come with tvOS 9.2.

Apps/Software January 26, 2016

'Serial' Podcast Returns With New Season About US Soldier And Former Taliban Prisoner Bowe Bergdahl

In the words of Sarah Koenig, podcast host and creator, on with the story.

Internet Culture December 10, 2015

NPR's Ultimate Guide Gives You The Best Podcasts Around

NPR's Arts, Books and Culture Desk has released, the ultimate guide to the best podcasts out there now — all suggested by NPR listeners and readers.

Apps/Software November 3, 2015

Pandora Will Air The Second Season Of The Popular Podcast 'Serial'

Pandora announced it will air episodes of the second season of 'Serial' the same time they premiere.

Deals November 2, 2015

Podcasts Are Finally Coming To Google Play Music On Android

Google revealed its plans to launch podcasts on Google Play Music, with a self-service portal now open for show submissions.

Internet October 27, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Horror Podcasts You Shouldn't Listen To Before Bed

Halloween is almost here. Get in the spirit with these five horror podcasts, which are good for a fright this month and any time of the year.

Movies/TV Shows October 20, 2015

Podmasters: GE's New Podcast 'The Message' Blends Sci-Fi With 'Sci-Real'

Following the story of the decoding of an extraterrestrial message, 'The Message' incorporates real GE technology into its narrative. Global Creative Director at GE Andy Goldberg spoke to T-Lounge about the new podcast.

Internet October 2, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Great TV Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Now

The fall TV season has officially begun. Here are the podcasts you need to listen to in order to keep with all of its buzzworthy moments.

Internet September 22, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Back-To-School Podcasts That Will Help You Get To The Head Of The Class

Labor Day is over, and you know what that means. It's time to head back to school, and these podcasts will help you make a successful transition.

Internet September 8, 2015

Podmasters: 'Death, Sex & Money' Host Anna Sale Talks Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Series 'In New Orleans'

'Death, Sex & Money' released a series called 'In New Orleans' to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this year. Host Anna Sale explains why 'In New Orleans' is and isn't about the storm.

Internet August 25, 2015

Podmasters: Epishow Lets You Create A Podcast With Just A Web Browser

If you've always wanted to start your own podcast but were afraid of the technical aspects, don't give up just yet. Epishow is a new tool designed to make podcast creation simpler.

Apps/Software August 11, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Sensational Podcasts From Internet Stars You Should Be Listening To Now

Podmasters is a weekly column where staff writers Andrea Alfano and Laura Rosenfeld highlight the podcasts you need in your life. Each week they tackle a new genre, and this week is about Internet stars.

Movies/TV Shows July 28, 2015

Podmasters: 9 Great Music Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Now

Podmasters is a weekly column where staff writers Andrea Alfano and Laura Rosenfeld highlight the podcasts you need in your life. Each week they tackle a new genre, and this week music takes the mic.

Internet July 14, 2015

Podmasters: Interview With Nate DiMeo Of The Memory Palace Podcast

In each episode of the history podcast The Memory Palace, host Nate DiMeo surrounds listeners with a striking scene from America's past. Tech Times spoke to him about how he finds stories, why he keeps episodes so short and sweet, and more in this exclusive interview.

Feature July 7, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Great History Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Now

Al Letson gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the podcast that he hosts, called State of the Re:Union.

Feature June 30, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Hilarious Comedy Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Podmasters is a weekly column where staff writers Andrea Alfano and Laura Rosenfeld highlight the podcasts you need in your life. Each week they tackle a new genre, and this week comedy takes center stage.

Feature June 23, 2015

Podmasters: 5 Great Science Podcasts You Should Be Listening To Now

Podmasters is a weekly column where staff writers Andrea Alfano and Laura Rosenfeld highlight the podcasts you need in your life. Each week they tackle a new genre, and this week the spotlight is on science.

Movies/TV Shows June 16, 2015

Batman's Got Wrestling Skills In This 'Batman: Arkham Knight' Video

What more can be said about 'Batman: Arkham Knight' that hasn't already? Well, here's one thing: you'll be able to fight like a pro-wrestler when the Batman busts out melee moves like these.

Geek June 6, 2015

New 'Halo 5' 'Hunt The Truth' Podcast Reveals A Troubling Past

The story of 'Halo 5: Guardians' is top secret — but hints are being given by a viral marketing campaign on Tumblr. 'Hunt the Truth' has posted its latest 'Serial'-esque podcast and it's a stunner.

Geek April 13, 2015

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