Opinion: Is Google about to create a podcasting explosion?

(29.10.15) Seth Resler argues on the Jacobs Media Blog that Google’s recent decision to include podcasts on Google play will provide crucial ease-of-access to Android, equivalent to Apple’s inclusion of its “Podcasts” app on all devices shipped: “It’s not about a lack of great content, but a lack of easy-to-use technology — especially on Android […]

Google’s Eric Schmidt thinks that Apple Music is “10 years out of date” (14/09/15)

Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google gave his thoughts about Apple’s new digital streaming service, and was particularly harsh about its use of real, human DJs and curated playlists instead of relying entirely on algorithms to help users discover new music. In his own words: “To give just one example: a decade ago, to launch a […]