Podcasting

Anchor brings podcast creation and editing to the iPad

Following its relaunch earlier this year as a podcast creation platform, Anchor today is bringing its suite of mobile podcasting tools to the iPad. Like its iPhone counterpart, the iPad version of Anc

US podcast ad revenues hit record $314 million in 2017

The U.S. podcasting industry had a record year in 2017, reaching $314 million in revenue – a figure that’s up 86 percent from the $169 million in 2016, according to new study out this morn

VCs like what they are hearing out of the podcasting sector

Podcasts are television for the earbud generation. And although many podcasters make money, typically through sponsorships, the podcasting industry (such as it is) hasn’t received much in the way of

Scout.fm turns podcasts into personalized talk radio

Scout.fm wants to change the way people listen to podcasts. Instead of scouring through the over 500,000 shows in your current podcast app, this startup’s new curated podcast service will just a

Podcast app Castbox raises $13.5 million, launches its own original programming

Riding high on the growing consumer demand for podcasts, a startup called Castbox this morning announced the close of $13.5 million in Series B funding for its technology-fueled podcast app. The round

Podcasting app Anchor can now find you a cohost

Fresh off its relaunch as an app offering a suite of tools for podcasters, Anchor today is rolling a new feature that will make it easier for people to find someone to podcast with: Cohosts. As the na

Skype targets podcasters and live streamers with a new feature for recording video calls

Microsoft is hoping to capitalize on the popularity of podcasts and videos to make Skype more appealing to content creators. The company is now testing a new “Skype for Content Creators” m

Anchor's new app offers everything you need to podcast

Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community. While in the past, Anchor was carving out a

Art19 gets $7.5 million in funding to build out its podcasting platform

Even in many podcasting circles, Art19 isn’t exactly a household name. The startup has largely operated behind the scenes, without much in the way of active promotion. Even so, the companies that ha

Podcast network Gimlet Media scores $15 million in funding

Gimlet Media, the Brooklyn-based podcasting network behind shows like StartUp and Reply All, announced today that it has closed a $15 million round led by Stripes Group. The series B includes existing

Sick of SoundCloud? Anchor offers podcast transfer with free hosting

SoundCloud is on shaky financial footing, saying it only has enough money to last a few more months unless someone buys or invests in it. That’s sure to cause anxiety in content creators with th

Can podcasting save the world?

As writers resort to attention-getting headlines to maintain readership it’s clear that the educated, mobile, and bored reader is now turning into a listener. While written news continues to flo

Zencaster makes it easier to record high-quality podcast audio

With podcasting growing rapidly as a medium, a new generation of audio-recording tools are appearing. Zencastr is a great example. The company's new product, launched today, is designed to make it eas

Tascam debuts a pair of small soundboards for podcasters

The name “MiniStudio” should give you a pretty clear idea of what you’re in for with Tascam’s new offerings. The two devices are essentially little boards designed to recreate a radio stud

Cast is a full-service podcasting studio that lives in your browser

Traditionally, the largest barrier to podcasting has been the complexity of steps and multitude of programs it takes to go from recording to editing to publishing. Cast is simplifying this process wit

“Twitter For Audio” App Spreaker Now Live On Android

About a month after its iOS debut, the self-described "Twitter for audio" app <a href="http://www.spreaker.com/">Spreaker</a> is now publicly launching <a href="http://market.android.com/details?id=co

CES 2008: Belkin's Podcast Studio: You know, for podcasters

Hands down, one of the coolest things I’ve seen at CES so far this week is the Belkin Podcast Studio. It’s a handheld unit that you attach your iPod to. Using a pair of swiveling integrate

Samsung Bundles Podcasting on Mobiles

Samsung has announced today that they will be bundling VoiceIndigo‘s advertising supported Podcasting service with their phones. The first model to be shipped with the service will be the dual S