Spotify layoffs, it's just business? Todd Cochrane 1,628 not out! Podcast.ai brings back Steve Jobs? Phase 6 of Podcast Index announced!
14 Oct • 1hr 41m
Value for Value via Lightning
Podland supports both transcripts and chapters, if your podcast app doesn’t then grab a new app from podnews.net/newpodcastappsSpecial Guests:Todd CochraneAlban BrookeShow Notes & Links:Spotify is cancelling eleven of its original shows. Those cancelled represent less than 2% of Spotify’s more than 500 original podcasts; but it’s likely to result in “less than 5% of Spotify’s staff on original podcasts” being laid off. The Gimlet Union and Parcast Union have tweeted a statement about the 38 layoffs across Spotify. They say that some shows lost as much as three-quarters of their audience when going exclusive; and that employees were given as little as an hour to close out their work and leave. Steven Goldstein suggests that the podcast business is being “right-sized”Spotify has acquired platform safety company Kinzen. Spotify’s Podsights ad measurement service has launched in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy.Podcast·ai has made a show where Joe Rogan interviews Steve Jobs.Todd Cochrane’s Geek News Central Podcast turns 18 years old this week. The first episode of the show was recorded on Oct 9 2004. It was one of the first shows to launch using the word “podcast”, and is up to episode 1,628.Phase 6 of the new podcast namespace proposes a number of new tags.Support the showConnect With Us: Email: email@example.com Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡firstname.lastname@example.org and ⚡email@example.com Mastodon: @firstname.lastname@example.org and @email@example.com Support us: www.buzzsprout.com/1538779/support Get Podnews: podnews.netShow more