Media update 2020-12

I know it’s been a while. But I’m back. For now possibly somewhat sporadically. How the world have changed since those early weeks of this year. This first post will be sort of unstructured…

Spotify is looking into a subscription model only allowing users to listen to the service podcasts DiDigital
Spotify acquired podcast platform Megaphone for USD 235 M TheVerge
Libsyn (Global podcast publisher) presented their Q3 results Libsyn
Podcast from the WSJ on why the IPO of Ant failed WSJ
Apple just added a completely new line of business and came down hard on the service line’s incumbents such as Intel. Apple’s processor business seems to be just amazing – especially for its own products. Apple | NYTimes
Current COVID status in the U.S. NYTimes

Ringier, Parcast and Gimlet all expressed concern about Spotify’e employee terms Twitter
Ericsson’s 5G report with several interesting Ericsson

SF Studios and Netflix agree on output deal SFStudios
Interesting podcast from Code @ Home. Peter Kafka interviewing Lydia Polgreen (Head of Content, Gimlet (Spotify)) VoxMedia
Nisched foodtech fund enters the market Sifted
GPT-3 an AI falling in love NYTimes

AirBnB about to go public – today! S1
Heart Aeorospace looks to build the first short-distance battery driven aircraft DI
Acast keeps growing DiDigital
Amazon acquires Wondery podcast Variety

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