Big Money Pours into Podcasting

Podcasting may have started off as an off-beat small scale medium, but has become a truly mainstream proposition in recent years. Mammoth media entities have begun laying groundwork to fully incorporate podcasts under their future remit, with two recent examples being the $500 million set aside by Spotify for acquisitions and the purchasing of Stuff […]

Samsung working on second AI speaker

After pricking the interest of tech and audio enthusiasts everywhere with the unveiling of the Galaxy Home last August, Samsung further forays into smart speaker development as they revealed the details of a new AI speaker in production earlier this year. Numerous publications have cited the new development as a thoughtful move by Samsung if […]

Ellen DeGeneres is coming to Spotify

Spotify has announced its latest promotional partnership with actress and comedian, Ellen DeGeneres. DeGeneres has made big waves in the stand-up landscape and is known as one of the most successful comics of her time, so, it’s safe to say that teaming up with Ellen is pretty special. What makes this partnership doubly exciting is […]

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa Spotify launches its service in 13 new markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), taking Spotify’s global footprint to 78 markets in total. The new markets covered are: UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Territories, Egypt. Spotify is […]

Spotify now testing official Apple Watch app

An official Spotify app for Apple Watch users has been long overdue, but it looks like we may be seeing one sooner than you think. Neither Spotify nor Apple have revealed anything publicly about the app launch or its features, but here’s what we know so far: According to beta testers of the Spotify iOS app, limited […]