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Obama-Springsteen podcast reveals a problem

If you had any doubts that podcasting had gone from fashionable to fully mainstream, you need look no further than the latest Spotify original, "Renegades: Born in the USA," for proof that they have. Hosted by former President Barack Obama and current rocker Bruce Springsteen, the show centers on a series of conversations between the two men and their experiences growing up as outsiders. It is necessarily nostalgic — neither Obama nor Springsteen has been an outsider in a very long time — and th...
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Stories, Secret Service, Springsteen, Obama Springsteen


Obama and Springsteen's podcast reveals a key problem

If you had any doubts that podcasting had gone from fashionable to fully mainstream, you need look no further than the latest Spotify original, "Renegades: Born in the USA," for proof that they have. Hosted by former President Barack Obama and current rocker Bruce Springsteen, the show centers on a series of conversations between the two men and their experiences growing up as outsiders. It is necessarily nostalgic — neither Obama nor Springsteen has been an outsider in a very long time — and th...
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Stories, Secret Service, Springsteen


Opinion: Obama and Springsteen's podcast reveals one big problem

If you had any doubts that podcasting had gone from fashionable to fully mainstream, you need look no further than the latest Spotify original, "Renegades: Born in the USA," for proof that they have. Hosted by former President Barack Obama and current rocker Bruce Springsteen, the show centers on a series of conversations between the two men and their experiences growing up as outsiders. It is necessarily nostalgic — neither Obama nor Springsteen has been an outsider in a very long time — and th...
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Stories, Secret Service, Springsteen


Opinion: Obama and Springsteen's podcast reveals a key problem

If you had any doubts that podcasting had gone from fashionable to fully mainstream, you need look no further than the latest Spotify original, "Renegades: Born in the USA," for proof that they have. Hosted by former President Barack Obama and current rocker Bruce Springsteen, the show centers on a series of conversations between the two men and their experiences growing up as outsiders. It is necessarily nostalgic — neither Obama nor Springsteen has been an outsider in a very long time — and th...
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Stories, Secret Service, Springsteen


Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama Talk Racism, Clarence Clemons, Protest Songs and ‘Get Out’ for Spotify Podcast

Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama talk extensively about issues of race in the first two episodes of their joint Spotify podcast, “Renegades: Born in the USA,” both released this week. The two discuss the racism the former president experienced growing up in Hawaii, Springsteen’s on- and off-stage relationships with Clarence Clemons, and how little has […]
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, News, Barack Obama, Clarence Clemons, Hawaii Springsteen


Daily Crunch: Spotify announces a high-end subscription

Spotify makes a bunch of announcements, Netflix introduces an intriguing new feature and Clubhouse faces security concerns. This is your Daily Crunch for February 22, 2021. The big story: Spotify announces a high-end subscription Spotify listeners will get the chance to pay for higher-quality audio when the streaming service launches a new tier that it says will offer “CD-quality, lossless audio.” The pricing and launch date have yet to be announced, but Spotify HiFi will, unsurprisingly, cost m...
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Apps, Spotify, Europe, Bruce Springsteen, Media, Barack Obama, Tech, Nasa, Netflix, Mars, Coinbase, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Matt Harris


Podcast Mania: The Russo Brothers, Ava DuVernay, DC Comics, and More Announce New Podcasts

Spotify is one of the key players in the audio space, but as you might expect, there are several other companies that want a sliver of that pie. In an effort to differentiate themselves, drive listeners to their platform, and hopefully convert some of those listeners into premium subscribers, Spotify is partnering with several recognizable Hollywood (and Hollywood-adjacent) names on celebrity podcasts and new shows based around brands like DC Comics. Get the latest on newly announced projects f...
Tags: Spotify, Hbo, Bruce Springsteen, Hollywood, Movies, America, Barack Obama, Selma, Batman, Dc, Ava Duvernay, Russo brothers, Anthony, Catwoman, Jim Lee, DuVernay


Spotify just announced a slew of new podcasts and a higher-quality streaming subscription for audiophiles.

A Spotify employee. Britta Pedersen/Getty Images Spotify announced a slew of updates during its virtual "Stream On" event Monday. The platform will soon launch new podcasts from Warner Bros, Ava DuVernay, Barack Obama, and more. The company also announced subscription service for higher quality audio and new tools for creators. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Spotify announced new podcast partnerships and a subscription service for high-quality streaming on Monday d...
Tags: Spotify, Podcast, Bruce Springsteen, News, Advertising, Dc Comics, Barack Obama, Trends, Netflix, United States, Michelle Obama, Warner Bros, Ava Duvernay, Anthony, Gimlet, DuVernay


Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama are hosting a podcast together

Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama are working with Spotify to host a podcast about masculinity, race, and fatherhood.
Tags: Spotify, Bruce Springsteen, Barack Obama


Spotify climbs 6% as company announces expansion to 80 new markets, target of 1 billion customers

An Android smartphone with the Spotify Music logo visible on screen, alongside a pair of earphones. Olly Curtis/Future via Getty Images Shares of Spotify climbed 6% on Monday as the company announced plans to expand in 80 new markets, targeting one billion users worldwide. It plans to add 36 languages to its platform.  The Swedish company will nearly double its presence in certain regioans, including Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before ...
Tags: Spotify, Barack Obama, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Netflix, Middle East, Music Streaming, Trading, Stock Market, Caribbean, Asia Africa, Billie Eilish, Streaming Apps, Spotify Technology, Spotify Stock


Obama, Springsteen team up to launch new podcast

Reuters LOS ANGELES – Former U.S. President Barack Obama and rock music legend Bruce Springsteen debuted a new podcast on Monday where the pair discuss topics ranging from fatherhood and marriage to race and the state of America. The eight-episode series, called “Renegades: Born in the U.S.A.,” is available exclusively through Spotify Technology SA’s music streaming service. The first two episodes were released on Monday. In the introduction to episode one, Obama said he and his family and frien...
Tags: Spotify, Podcast, Bruce Springsteen, News, Obama, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, United States, Reuters, Bruce, National News, Spotify Technology SA, Obama Springsteen


Spotify Launching 'HiFi' Lossless Streaming Option Later This Year

Spotify today announced plans to introduce a new "HiFi" premium tier later this year, which will provide higher-quality lossless audio. According to Spotify, the feature will offer CD-quality music that will let fans experience more depth and clarity in their favorite tracks. Streaming music services like Tidal, Deezer, and Amazon Music have offered lossless audio options but to date, Spotify and Apple Music have not provided higher quality streaming options. Spotify is ‌Apple Music‌'s main ...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Bruce Springsteen, Barack Obama, Latin America, Amazon Music, Hifi, Asia Africa Europe, Tidal Deezer, Spotify Launching HiFi


Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen team up to host Spotify podcast

Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen have teamed up to host a new podcast about masculinity, race, fatherhood and their professional and personal journeys. The podcast, called "Renegades: Born in the USA," is part of the multi-year partnership between Spotify and Barack and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground.
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, Barack Obama, Cnn, Michelle Obama, Barack


Podcast Odd Couple: Obama, Springsteen in Spotify Series

Spotify says former President Barack Obama and iconic rocker Bruce Springsteen are making an eight-episode podcast of conversations recorded at Springsteen's home studio in New Jersey.
Tags: Spotify, Bruce Springsteen, Barack Obama, Springsteen, Obama Springsteen


Spotify Launches Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen Podcast

Barack Obama sat down with Bruce Springsteen for a series of wide-ranging conversations that will hit Spotify as an exclusive original podcast — the newest entry in the company’s expanding slate of audio programming. “Renegades: Born in the USA” is an eight-episode podcast featuring the former president and The Boss, who have been friends for […]
Tags: Spotify, Usa, Bruce Springsteen, News, Barack Obama, Barack Obama Bruce Springsteen


Music Industry Moves: Obama Administration Vet Mona Sutphen to Join Spotify Board, Brooklyn Made Hires Charlie Adler

Spotify announced Tuesday that Mona Sutphen will join its board of directors in April, subject to shareholder approval. Sutphen is a private equity advisor and a co-founder/advisor for several technology start-ups, and was a senior White House official during the Obama Administration. She is currently a Senior Advisor at The Vistria Group, a Chicago-based private equity […]
Tags: Spotify, News, Obama, Obama Administration, White House, Chicago, Sutphen, Vistria Group, Charlie Adler, Mona Sutphen, Spotify Board Brooklyn Made Hires


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #524

TikTok adds new Q&A featureBeen patiently waiting to ask your favourite influencer a burning question? TikTok has made your dreams a reality with its new Q&A feature. Creators can now add a Q&A button to their profile allowing followers to leave questions which they can answer via video replies or in a livestream. Q&As have become a top way creators engage fans on social media, having already proven popular on Instagram Stories. For creators, this feature makes things a lot more simple, allowing...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Spotify, Instagram, Australia, Youtube, White House, Seo, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Bernie, Capitol, Snapchat Lens, Tiktok


Apple, Google, and Spotify are still hosting podcasts by pro-Trump conspiracists and extremists

A Trump supporter holds up a large QAnon sign while waiting in line to see the president. Rick Loomis/Getty Images Tech platforms are still hosting podcasts that peddle misinformation and violent rhetoric. The AP first reported that podcasts were a loophole for conspiracies, despite wider tech crackdowns. Some are run by QAnon believers, and claim election rigging, and that the Capitol riots were "staged." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Conspiracy theorists and pro-Tru...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Podcast, Youtube, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Fbi, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Capitol, Apple Google, ADL


Steve Bannon Might Regret Calling for Acting Government Officials to Be Murdered [Updated]

Washed-up former White House chief strategist and felony fraud defendant Steve Bannon isn’t taking Donald Trump’s increasingly certain ouster from the presidency well. In an episode of his interminable WAR ROOM: Pandemic podcast on Thursday, he called for the nation’s top infectious disease official and the director…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Science, Youtube, White House, Donald Trump, Soundcloud, Steve Bannon, Stitcher, Heads On Pikes


Steve Bannon Might Regret Calling for Acting Government Officials to Be Murdered

Washed-up former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon isn’t taking Donald Trump’s increasingly certain ouster from the presidency well. In an episode of his interminable WAR ROOM: Pandemic podcast on Thursday, he called for the nation’s top infectious disease official and the director of the FBI to be murdered…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, Science, Youtube, White House, Fbi, Donald Trump, Soundcloud, Steve Bannon, Stitcher, Heads On Pikes


The Justice Dept just slapped Google with a landmark antitrust lawsuit. That could be bad news for Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday morning, which could be have implications for other tech giants Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. If Google loses it could encourage lawmakers to rein in other tech giants, potentially going as far as breaking up parts of their business. Successful antitrust action could mean Amazon loses important third-party seller data, and Apple loses control over its ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Politics, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Youtube, US, Trends, Tech, House


The Justice Department just slapped Google with a landmark antitrust lawsuit. That could be bad news for Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday morning, which could be have implications for Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. If Google loses, lawmakers could be encouraged to rein in other tech giants, potentially going as far as breaking up parts of their business. Successful antitrust action could mean Amazon loses important third-party seller data and Apple loses control over its App Store market...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Politics, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Youtube, US, Trends, Tech, House


QAnon Halloween costumes are still available on Amazon after other companies banned goods related to the conspiracy theory movement

QAnon-themed costumes have a presence on Amazon. The company declines to comment on the items from third-party sellers. Screenshot/Amazon Amazon continues to host products from third-party sellers that are related to the QAnon conspiracy theory — including Halloween costumes for kids.  One of the QAnon costumes, which were first reported by The New York Post, is a black cloak with an image of Trump's face surrounded by a "Q."  Tech companies, including YouTube, Facebook, Pinterest, Etsy, a...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, New York Post, Politics, News, Pinterest, Etsy, US, Trends, Fbi, Retail, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Trump, Misinformation, Trademark Office


Spotify to First-Time Voters: Play Your Part

Spotify kicked off Play Your Part Wednesday, describing it as a nonpartisan initiative to provide resources for first-time voters prior to November's U.S. presidential election. The streaming platform teamed up with artists, creators and influencers including Alaina Castillo, Chloe x Halle, Conan Gray and King Princess on the initiative. Spotify's Voter's Booth hub will provide...
Tags: Spotify, Politics, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, Alaina Castillo Chloe, Halle Conan Gray


President Obama Is Michelle Obama’s First Guest on Her New Spotify Podcast

No shocker here: In the premiere episode of Michelle Obama’s Spotify podcast, she sits down for a one-on-one conversation with her husband, former President Barack Obama. The first episode of “The Michelle Obama Podcast” with the former First Couple launches July 29 exclusively on Spotify worldwide. Barack and Michelle Obama talk about their life together […]
Tags: Spotify, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Barack, First Couple


Michelle Obama to launch podcast about relationships and health

The former first lady has partnered with Spotify for a series of candid conversations that aim to build ‘empathy and understanding’It’s the announcement Michelle Obama fans have all been desperately waiting for. Oh, sorry, not that one – Joe Biden seems to have that pretty much sewn up. But the former first lady is starting a podcast.The Michelle Obama Podcast is set to focus on relationship and health issues, with a series of candid conversations between the host and a variety of guests includi...
Tags: Spotify, Technology, Media, Podcasts, Internet, Valerie Jarrett, Barack Obama, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Culture, Digital Media, Television & radio, Podcasting, Michelle Obama, Conan O'brien


Michelle Obama’s First Podcast for Spotify Gets Launch Date

Michelle Obama will bring her voice to Spotify’s global streaming platform later this month with the launch of “The Michelle Obama Podcast.” It’s the first project from Higher Ground, the media production company founded by President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, for Spotify under their exclusive multiyear pact announced in June 2019. And it’s the latest […]
Tags: Spotify, News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, The Michelle Obama Podcast


Michelle Obama is hosting a new podcast exclusively on Spotify, titled 'The Michelle Obama Podcast'

Former First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with Spotify to launch a new podcast. "The Michelle Obama Podcast" is scheduled to debut on July 29, and will feature "candid, human, and personal conversations" with a variety of familiar faces. Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, Higher Ground, will produce the show. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former First Lady Michelle Obama has a new podcast that debuts on July 29: "The Michelle Obam...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Michelle Obama, Conan O Brien, Joe Rogan, Ben Gilbert, Dawn Ostroff, Higher Ground, Craig Robinson Valerie Jarett


Spotify and Kim Kardashian West are teaming up for a podcast that will be exclusive to the streaming service (SPOT)

Kim Kardashian West and streaming service Spotify have struck a deal for a podcast that will feature the celebrity's work with the Innocence Project. The Innocence Project is a nonprofit legal organization that works to exonerate those who have been wrongly convicted. The deal is yet another move by Spotify to round out its offerings and venture into podcasting. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Celebrity and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian West and Spotify have struck a deal fo...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, White House, Trends, Daniel Ek, Business Insider, Kim Kardashian West, Trump, Joe Rogan, Kardashian West, Alice Johnson, Gimlet Media, Innocence Project


American stocks rally sharply on COVID-19 optimism as earnings loom

Stocks rallied Monday, with all major indices snapping back into positive territories as investors seized on any positive developments in the fight to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. The stock market is, of course, not the economy. And this is likely a dead cat bounce — a temporary recovery after a big fall. The question is how many dead cat bounces will we see in the coming weeks? And while the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing that di...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Spotify, Ebay, Finance, White House, Tech, E-commerce, Economy, Earnings, Stock Market, Anthony Fauci, Director, Stock, Analyst, Bessemer



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