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Podcast Stats: How many podcasts are there?

Podcast Stats: How many podcasts are there?

Podcast industry data through the lens of Listen Notes, the best podcast search engine and database. There are at least 1,348,336 podcasts and 74,292,575 episodes in the world. By contrast, IMDB has over 6.5 million titles (movies, TV shows, TV episodes), Spotify has over 50 million tracks, and Audible has over 470,000 audiobooks. Stats source:…
The Best Podcast and Livestream Gear (2020): Mics, Stands, and More

The Best Podcast and Livestream Gear (2020): Mics, Stands, and More

I'm a tall, nerdy, white man in my late-20s who obsesses over tube mics and Japanese-made Les Paul guitars, which means that even though I've never felt the need to start my own podcast or livestream, I totally thought I knew how to do it. It turns out in the years I've been outfitting my…
Podcast app Majelan pivots to premium audio content around personal growth

Podcast app Majelan pivots to premium audio content around personal growth

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Good podcast vibes for the nerdy set: Our recent faves in science, research

Good podcast vibes for the nerdy set: Our recent faves in science, research

For your feeds — From the outer reaches of space to the inner workings of regional language. Mara Katz - May 31, 2020 1:30 pm UTC Enlarge / Ars' creative director Aurich Lawson describes this image as: "good vibes, friends, and listening to the reaches of space." We like to think that fits well with…

Google bans Podcast Addict app after 9 years for letting users play podcasts that...

One of the most popular podcast players on the Google Play store, Podcast Addict, has been suspended on the grounds that some of the podcasts it indexes reference the coronavirus but aren’t approved by government entities or public health organizations.According to the now-removed Google Play store listing for Podcast Addict, it was the number one…

Podcast Addict suspended from Play Store due to overzealous application of COVID-19 policies –...

The Play Store's policies currently warn "any apps referencing COVID-19, or related terms, in any form in their metadata will only be approved for distribution in the Play Store if they are published, commissioned or authorized by [official government entities and public health organizations]." While it has helped clean up the Play Store from genuinely…
Podcast: Pixel Buds! – Droid Life

Podcast: Pixel Buds! – Droid Life

On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we have two weeks of stories to cover, most importantly, the launch of the Motorola Edge+, the company’s first flagship in a couple of years. We’ll talk early reviews, specs, price, and all that good stuff. After that, we’ve got fresh OnePlus 8 news, the launch of…
New Podcast Explores Possible CIA Ties to Scorpions ‘Wind of chnage’

New Podcast Explores Possible CIA Ties to Scorpions ‘Wind of chnage’

A new podcast, Wind of Change, will explore the tantalizing possibility that Scorpions’ 1990 power ballad of the same name was actually written by the CIA as a piece of late Cold War propaganda. The show is hosted by New Yorker journalist Patrick Radden Keefe and all eight episodes premiere May 11th on Spotify. It…
Podcast: What the heck is a ‘Planetary Computer?’ Microsoft explains

Podcast: What the heck is a ‘Planetary Computer?’ Microsoft explains

What if we could track everything happening on Earth in real time? And — even better — what if all of that data was readily accessible? This week, Devindra chats with Lucas Joppa, Microsoft’s Chief Environmental Officer, about the company’s “Planetary Computer” concept, which aims to accomplish just that. Cherlynn also helps break down how…
Spotify launches curated podcast playlists in a bid to make the platform a podcast tastemaker

Spotify launches curated podcast playlists in a bid to make the platform a podcast...

Spotify’s officially trying to solve the podcast discovery problem while also trying to help podcasters reach new audiences. The company announced today that it’s rolling out three human-curated podcast playlists in six countries: the US, Germany, Sweden, the UK, Mexico, and Brazil. The three weekly playlists are called Best Podcasts of the Week, Brain Snacks,…

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Even meat lovers go veggie when plant-heavy meals abound

After university cafeterias expanded their vegetarian selections, more diners chose meatless items. Credit: Getty Human behaviour 30 September 2019 Dining-hall data suggest that a rise in vegetarian options leads customers to embrace meat-free meals. Dining establishments can nudge consumers to eat less meat by offering more vegetarian choices, according to a study of university-cafeteria sales.Emma…

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