RAIN (Radio And Internet Newsletter)

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is one of NPR's more popular shows thanks to its blend of humor and trivia, and now you can play along on a smart speaker....
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Spotify has released three updates this week, each touching on a different area of the streaming service's offerings. First, it introduced a Car View. Second, Spotify may be expanding its...
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As voice assistants grow to be a more visible and audible presence in the tech sector, the conversation has been dominated by just two names: Amazon and Google. But one...
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We are finding it interesting to observe the number of Executive Producer roles for podcasting are being opened and/or seeking candidates in podcasting. In the last week, two of the...
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The German Music Association, more commonly known as BVMI, released its results for 2018. The year marked another batch of big numbers in streaming, even in a market where CDs...
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Last week, the technology sector converged on Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show. RAIN News has assembled some of the more unique and interesting developments from the event,...
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Anchor introduced its Anchor Sponsorships monetization platform in November, and is promoting a strong uptake among its users. According to a new blog post, Anchor says participation in the sponsorships...
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Tribune Media and ART19 have entered a partnership to launch a new audio network. The Tribune Audio Network marks a move into podcasts for the multimedia firm, which has holdings...
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Deezer has launched a new dedicated mobile app for radio listening. Radio By Deezer offers access to 30,000 stations covering music, live sports, news, and talk. The app is free...
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Anne Bulford is departing her post as the deputy director-general of the BBC. She is stepping away from the broadcaster to pursue other non-executive roles. She was the first woman...
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