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Amazon wants to invest in local podcasts like news and sports

  • Axios
  • this week
  • Amazon is looking to invest in localized podcast content, like news and sports. Sports content is top of mind as the company plans to buy up more TV rights and have adjacent audio content for users.
  • Amazon sees a strategic advantage in podcasts by leveraging Alexa voice tech to help users discover personalized content.
  • The company has evaluated investing in localized sports podcast companies like Blue Wire. It wants to explore short-form audio content that can be surfaced when users ask Alexa for information about topics like news and sports.
Amazon wants to invest in local podcasts like news and sports

Spotify finally allows to add as many songs to the library as you want

  • Gizmodo
  • this week
  • Spotify announced that it’s stepping into the limitless present and trashing that archaic 10,000 song restriction.
  • As the company points out, users have been requesting this feature since 2014. It’s not clear why it took Spotify six years to finally implement it, but it’s here.
  • However, there is still a limit of 10,000 items on playlists, which is about 615 hours of music, enough to listen to music for 20 hours a day for an entire month.
  • And you’re still capped at a 10,000 song download limit across five devices if you like to take your music for offline listening.
Spotify finally allows to add as many songs to the library as you want

Amazon's Audible goes beyond books to chase Spotify in podcasts

  • Daring Fireball
  • this week

Lucas Shaw, reporting for Bloomberg:* In recent months, Audible, the audiobook service owned by Amazon.com Inc., has been meeting with talent agencies and producers to discuss acquiring potential new podcast projects - or, in the terminology that Audible prefers, "Audible Originals."

Amazon's Audible goes beyond books to chase Spotify in podcasts
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