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  • With Installs Up 400%, Stitcher Sounds Like The Pandora Of Talk Radio

    With Installs Up 400%, Stitcher Sounds Like The Pandora Of Talk Radio

    With around of 650,000 users, installs up 400% this year, a podcast recommendation engine, and today adding Facebook auto-sharing to its Android app, Stitcher has made a lot of progress towards owning talk radio after the fall of AM/FM. Today it revealed a number of stats through a Facebook Developer Spotlight, but when I deduced that it now has 650,000 active users based on¬†AppData and the… Read More

  • New Enterprise, Benchmark, Ron Conway And More Pour $10 Million Into Web Talk Radio Startup Stitcher

    New Enterprise, Benchmark, Ron Conway And More Pour $10 Million Into Web Talk Radio Startup Stitcher

    Last we heard, video had killed the radio star. But thanks to the Web, radio is finding new distribution channels and a new mobile home. When you think of Web radio, you might think of Pandora — and for good reason. Stitcher is looking to find its way into your podcast playlist by becoming the Pandora of web talk radio. So far, so good. The startup’s apps currently stream over… Read More

  • Benchmark Helps Web Talk Radio Startup Stitcher Turn Up The Volume By $6 Million

    Benchmark Helps Web Talk Radio Startup Stitcher Turn Up The Volume By $6 Million

    Stitcher CEO Noah Shanok wants his company to become the Pandora of Web talk radio, and he just raised a $6 million Series B to help him get there. The round was led by Benchmark Capital, and follows a $2.7 million Series A in 2008. Existing investor New Atlantic Ventures put in more money as well. The company’s apps stream news, talk, and informational podcasts to people’s… Read More

  • Stitcher Launches Personalized Radio iPhone App In Private Beta

    Stitcher Launches Personalized Radio iPhone App In Private Beta

    Stitcher, the personalized streaming radio service, is releasing its native iPhone application in a limited private beta. The first 100 TechCrunch readers to submit their email addresses here will be eligible to participate. Note that you’ll have to submit your iPhone’s serial number, which is required by Apple’s Ad Hoc beta program (as is the 100 user limit). Stitcher can… Read More

  • Stitcher Streams Customized Audio Feeds to Your iPhone

    Stitcher Streams Customized Audio Feeds to Your iPhone

    Few things are more annoying than two week-old podcasts. Yet it seems that every time I’m about to embark on a long train ride, I forget to sync my iPhone with iTunes, leaving me with stale news reports. Stitcher, which launches today in public beta, looks to put an end to this problem by providing a customizable and continuous stream of news, talk, and sports to your iPhone and… Read More