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Spotify Tests Audiobooks Market With Collection of Literary Classics

Spotify has started releasing audiobook recordings on its streaming platform, indicating the company's intention to further broaden its library of non-music content (via The Hollywood Reporter). The collection of nine audiobooks are in the public domain, but are original recordings that are exclusive to Spotify. The titles include Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, narrated by David Dobrik, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, read by Forest Whitaker, and Kate Chopin's Th...
Tags: Amazon, Audiobooks, Spotify, Harvard, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Hilary Swank, Forest Whitaker, Jane Eyre, Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, Joe Rogan, Audra McDonald, Frederick Douglass, James Langton, Stephen Crane

8 big thinkers to follow on social media in 2021

While social media is often a source of disinformation, some thought leaders are using their platforms as a force for good. Social networks offer an opportunity for readers to learn science-backed advice from top professionals in their fields. From journalists covering disinformation to a doctor giving the best physical therapy advice around, these influential voices deserve wide audiences. In her 2017 book, "What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear," NYU associate professor of medicine Danielle O...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Instagram, Medicine, California, Washington Post, Youtube, America, Social Media, Journalism, History, United States, Innovation, Biden, PPP, Ahmed

Dave Chappelle Tests Positive for COVID-19, Cancels Remainder of Texas Shows

Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19 in the midst of a residency in Austin, Texas, a rep for the comedian confirmed to Variety on Thursday. Chappelle performed the first of a planned five shows on Wednesday night at the Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater, and was scheduled to perform subsequent sets on Thursday, Friday, Saturday […]
Tags: Elon Musk, News, Grimes, Dave Chappelle, Austin Texas, Joe Rogan, Chappelle, Stubbs Waller Creek Amphitheater

Spotify announces an exclusive podcast deal with filmmaker Ava DuVernay

Spotify continues to enlist big names for its podcasting efforts. The latest: Filmmaker Ava DuVernay and her arts collective Array. DuVernay has directed theatrically released films including “Selma” and “A Wrinkle in Time,” but she also made “13th” and “When They See Us” for Netflix, and she’s been an eloquent proponent for streaming as a more accessible way of telling her stories. Spotify says that through this multiyear partnership, Array will be creating exclusive scripted and unscripted pro...
Tags: Spotify, Media, Podcasts, Time, Tech, Netflix, Selma, Harry, Ava Duvernay, Barack, Gimlet, DuVernay, Joe Rogan, Lydia Polgreen, Gimlet Spotify, Michelle Obama Joe Rogan

Elon Musk's 'Not-A-Flamethrower' has been turning up in drug busts and weapon seizures

An attendee operates a Boring Co. flamethrower at the company's photo booth during an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California on December 18, 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS In 2018 Elon Musk's Boring Company sold a flame-shooting device called the "Not-A-Flamethrower." The Not-A-Flamethrower has turned up in at least three police weapon seizures since July last year, TechCrunch reported. Not-A-Flamethrower owners outside the US have also run...
Tags: Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Canada, Italy, Musk, Don, Joe Rogan, Hawthorne California, Robyn Beck, Tech Insider, Flamethrower, The Boring Company, Boring Co, Elon Musk s Boring Company

Elon Musk said it was ‘Not a Flamethrower’

After two days locked up in an Italian prison, American Max Craddock was finally able to make his case to a judge. “It’s not a weapon of war,” his lawyer told the investigating magistrate. “It’s a toy they sell to children.” Craddock had been arrested in the Sardinian port city of Olbia in June 2018 after trying to board a private party bus with a collectible flamethrower from Elon Musk’s latest startup, The Boring Company. Craddock had painted his flamethrower black, and written on it the name ...
Tags: Gadgets, Transportation, Europe, Elon Musk, London, Los Angeles, Tech, Tesla, Long, Fbi, Canada, Automotive, Pennsylvania, United States, Italy, Manchester

Spotify sinks 7% after Apple announces plans for podcasting subscription service

Reuters Spotify shares dropped as much as 7% on Friday after Apple announced it's in talks to start a new podcasting subscription service. The stock was already trading lower on Friday after it was downgraded to "sell" from "neutral" by Citigroup analysts in a note on Friday that warned the company's move to podcasts "may not be working." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Spotify shares tumbled as much as 7% on Friday after Apple announced it's in t...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Europe, Trends, Markets, Citigroup, SEC, Goldman, Citi, Spotify Spotify, Joe Rogan, Gimlet Media, Tech Stocks, Bazinet, Reuters Spotify, Spotify Stock

Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A researcher holds a box containing vials of human embryonic Stem Cell cultures from the freezer at the Burnham Institute on November 3, 2004 in La Jolla, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images From Central America to Ukraine, unlicensed clinics are offering stem cell therapies as a treatment for autism.  Stem cells used mainly to treat blood disease. Their effectiveness on autism is unproven and the FDA has not licensed their use for the condition. One prominent clinic providing such tre...
Tags: Facebook, Home Depot, UK, Hollywood, Science, Instagram, US, Trends, Ukraine, Cnn, Autism, News UK, Stem Cells, Josh Brolin, Fda, Mel Gibson

Amazon will acquire Wondery, the startup behind popular podcasts like 'Dr. Death' and 'Dirty John,' in a deal reportedly worth $300 million

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Getty Amazon announced it will acquire the podcast startup Wondery.  Terms of the acquisition weren't announced, but Wondery was reportedly seeking $300 to $400 million as of early December. Wondery is the publisher behind podcasts including "Dr. Death" and "The Shrink Next Door." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Just months after launching podcasts on its Amazon Music platform, Amazon announced on Wednesday that it will acquire the podcast startu...
Tags: Amazon, Spotify, Podcast, Music, Podcasts, Entertainment, Trends, John, Jeff Bezos, Acquisition, Amazon Music, Joe Rogan, Gimlet Media, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Wondery

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Tags: Music, Jazz, Joe Rogan

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Spotify deal is their latest step to becoming a billion-dollar brand. Here's how they've been building a business empire in a post-royal life.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been busy building their independent wealth in 2020. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been busy building a business empire in their post-royal life. In the past four months, they've signed multiyear deals with Spotify and Netflix, and Meghan recently invested in an oat milk latte startup. It's all put the couple, which has an estimated $30 million net worth, in position to build a billion-dollar brand. Visit Business Insi...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Shonda Rhimes, News, Disney, Trends, Wealth, Features, Netflix, Prince Harry, Harry, Royal Family, The New York Times, Fortune, Ryan Murphy, Sussex

Spotify inks multi-year podcasting deal with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

In its latest bid to outspend the competition on podcasting exclusives, Spotify this morning announced that it has signed a multi-year deal with Archewell Audio, a new production founded by Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markel, The Duchess of Sussex. Financial details haven’t been disclosed, but given the profile of the names and the cost of previous exclusives, it seems safe to suggest the company paid a pretty penny here. The first full podcast series is expected to arrive at some...
Tags: Apps, Spotify, Entertainment, Tech, Harry, Duke, Gimlet, Joe Rogan, MEGHAN MARKLE, Duke of Sussex, Meghan Markel, Archewell, Archewell Audio, Sussex Financial, Megaphone Other

Open Letter to a New Austinite

Congratulations on your recent move to Austin! December in Austin; yep, you came to the right place. Moving is hard enough, but to do it during a pandemic has to be next-level headache inducing and a huge stress test so kudos to you.I have yet to meet a person who loves moving. I’m not talking about exploring a new city and feeling like you get to re-invent yourself simply by changing zip codes; everyone loves that. I’m talking about the packing, planning, deciding what to bring and what to do...
Tags: Startups, Elon-musk, Hbo, New York, Texas, Wisdom, California, Cowboys, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Austin, Brooklyn, Michael Dell, Spurs

Dave Chappelle, Joe Rogan will perform together for Texas residency

Dave Chappelle and Joe Rogan aren't letting a pandemic stop them from performing live (from a safe distance).          [Author: Austin 360]
Tags: Texas, Religion, Dave Chappelle, Joe Rogan, Austin 360, Dave Chappelle Joe Rogan

Amazon is reportedly considering buying Wondery in a deal that could value the podcast startup at $300 million

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2019. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon is considering buying Wondery, the world's largest independent podcast publisher, the Wall Street Journal reported. Sources say the talks value Wondery at $300 million, which would make for the podcast industry's largest deal if the negotiations go through. Apple and Sony were reported to be among four companies that were holding preliminary talks in November to buy Wondery, which was seeking between $300 million and $...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, News, Media, Podcasts, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Sony, John, Jeff Bezos, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Kim Kardashian West

How psychedelics help you "die before you die"

The concept of "dying before you die" lies at the heart of religious tradition, argues Brian Muraresku.This secret ritual connects the Eleusinian Mysteries with the origins of Christianity. In "The Immortality Key," Muraresku speculates that psychedelic wine could have been the original Christian Eucharist. After a 20-year ban on clinical psychedelics research, the U.S. government approved trials on DMT in 1990. At first, Rick Strassman, a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the Univ...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Death, Drugs, Religion, David, Christianity, Innovation, Storytelling, Catholic, Damascus, Johns Hopkins, Hopkins, Derek, Peter, Mdma

California will cease to be the epicenter of the tech industry and innovation

In August, Uber and Lyft came close to shutting down their operations in California. Hours before the looming ride-sharing blackout, a state appeals court granted a last-minute reprieve, accommodating the two companies’ request not to reclassify their drivers—which they consider independent contractors and essential to their business models—as full-time employees as required by California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). In October, the appeals court reached a final decision and declared Uber and Lyft mus...
Tags: Lyft, Texas, California, Opinion, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, United States, Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley, Cuba, Jones, Gavin Newsom, Austin Texas, Apple Google, Joe Rogan

These podcasting companies could be next to be acquired

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising, weekly edition, where I get into the big stories in media and advertising.First, some news about us: We're growing. Big welcome to Claire Atkinson, Lara O'Reilly and Steven Perlberg, who've joined the team in the past two weeks. I'm excited to see them bring more firepower with the goal of making our media and advertising coverage even more of a must-read.And remember, if you're not a subscriber, sign up here to get this in your inbox daily. On to the news:...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Media, Advertising, Disney, Trends, Sydney, Podcasting, Sony, Streaming, John, Pfizer, Gucci, Turner

Washington, D.C.: How Big was the Million MAGA March, REALLY? And why do BLAMTIFA continue to terrorize business owners and innocent people?

ANOTHER QUICK, UNEDITED DISPATCH: MUCH GOING ON HERE. THIS DISPATCH IS PERFECTLY ACCURATE IF NOT PERFECTLY WRITTEN – thank you for forgiveness runaway commas. We begin on Saturday, 14 November 2020, Washington, D.C. Million MAGA March, 14 November 2020, Washington, D.C. Photo by Masako Ganaha How big was the march? I was there. And at hundreds of others around the world. And have faced this question hundreds of times. Therefore, I studied for the answer. Proud Boys arriving at Freed...
Tags: Hong Kong, Featured, Supreme Court, Washington, China, Nazis, America, Fbi, Thailand, Military, Alaska, Hawaii, Portland, Army, Clarke, Secret Service

Spotify is buying podcast advertising firm Megaphone for $235 million, its latest attempt to stand out in a booming industry

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek. Toru Yamanaka/Getty Images Spotify is buying Megaphone, a podcast tech company, for $235 million, it announced Tuesday. Megaphone makes tools for podcasters to host their audio and insert ads into their podcasts. It also aims to help brands better target their ad spending. Spotify said the deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, will allow brands to advertise on Spotify-exclusive and Spotify-original podcasts. Spotify will also make Streaming Ad Insertion — a...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Virginia, Trends, Bloomberg, Sony, Joe Rogan, Edison Research, Lauren Johnson, Kate Duffy, Daniel Ek Toru Yamanaka Getty Images Spotify, Megaphone SAI, Ostroff Brenden Monaghan CEO of Megaphone, Michelle Obama Kim Kardashian

Spotify buying podcast hosting and ad company Megaphone for $235M

Spotify has come under fire of late over questions around musician compensation, but when it comes to podcasting, it has money to burn. This morning, the streaming service confirmed its acquisition of Megaphone for a reported $235 million. Launched by The Slate Group in February 2015 as Panopoly, it rebranded as Megaphone in 2019. In its original form, the company produced a number of flagship podcasts for high profile media brands, including Buzzfeed, The Wall Street Journal and Vox. The reb...
Tags: Startups, Apps, Spotify, Justice, Entertainment, Joe Rogan, Slate Group, Megaphone, Parcast

After a spending spree on top-tier talent, Spotify is apparently considering letting you pay to only listen to podcasts

Podcast host and comedian Joe Rogan, host of "The Joe Rogan Experience." Syfy/Getty Images Spotify is considering a separate paid subscription service specifically for podcasts, according to a survey the company sent out. Across the last several years, Spotify has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on top-tier podcast talent. Podcasts from Michelle Obama and Kim Kardashian are available exclusively through Spotify, with Joe Rogan's "The Joe Rogan Experience" becoming exclusive next year...
Tags: Spotify, Kim Kardashian, Media, Trends, Michelle Obama, Subscription, Joe Rogan, Gimlet Media, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Variety Intelligence Platform, Business News Desk, Andrew Wallenstein Spotify

The soon-to-be free Quibi free agents on the market for new jobs

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for November 2. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: The Quibi execs up for hire, advertisers stick with Spotify and Joe Rogan, and big brands consider dumping ad agencies. Quibi poached some of the brightest minds from advertising, media, and tech companies for its grand b...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Disney, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Daniel Ek, Publicis, WPP, Alex Jones, Joe Rogan, Rogan, Ethan Miller Getty, Skift, Lauren Johnson, Lauren Read

"Ugly folks over there honking."

It's a podcast. Topics: "Trump rhetoric, Halloween, fired up to vote, drive-in rallies, Kamala’s laughing, decoy debunking, cheese woes, predictions of violence, Brett Favre, nerve and courage, Michael Moore, Sean Connery, the lost landslide, Joe Rogan and Alex Jones." [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Podcast, Law, Trump, Alex Jones, Brett Favre, Kamala, Joe Rogan, Ann Althouse, Michael Moore Sean Connery

"After popular Spotify podcaster Joe Rogan had conspiracy theorist Alex Jones on his popular show 'The Joe Rogan Experience' earlier this week..."

"... Spotify CEO Daniel Ek defended Rogan's decision. 'We want creators to create. It's what they do best. We're not looking to play a role in what they should say,' Ek said... ... Spotify's policies 'do not entail what guests our podcasts invite on, it's more about the content itself.'...  Jones has been banned from publishing on Spotify since 2018 for 'repeated violations' of the platform's policy on hate speech....  On Spotify's Thursday morning earnings call.... Ek referenced Spotify's conte...
Tags: Spotify, Law, Censorship, Kanye West, West, EK, Glenn Greenwald, Daniel Ek, Free Speech, Contracts, Jones, Joe, Alex Jones, Joe Rogan, Greenwald, Rogan

Spotify's defense of Joe Rogan puts it on track for a huge culture war over how it moderates its platform

Business Insider Joe Rogan and Alex Jones. Michael S. Schwartz/Getty/REUTERS/Jim Bourg Spotify said Thursday that Joe Rogan's podcast has outdone expectations, and its now its number-one show in its English-speaking markets. Rogan's podcast provoked outcry after the latest episode featured far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones as a guest. Jones was booted off Spotify in 2018 for breaking hate-speech policies. Spotify's executives defended the episode to both staff and analysts...
Tags: Facebook, Spotify, Washington, Trends, EK, Daniel Ek, Sandy Hook, Financial Times, Jones, Alex Jones, Spotify Spotify, Joe Rogan, YouTube Spotify, Rogan, Abigail Shrier, Spotify Jones

Spotify CEO defends Alex Jones' appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast: 'It's more about the content itself'

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek Toru Yamanaka/Getty Images CEO Daniel Ek stands by Joe Rogan's decision to have Alex Jones on his podcast, saying "We obviously review all the content that goes up. And it doesn't matter if you're Joe Rogan or anyone else." On Tuesday, an episode of "The Joe Rogan Experience" became available to stream, featuring prominent right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who has been banned from publishing on the platform since 2018. Spotify's CEO said that if the content i...
Tags: Spotify, News, Media, Entertainment, Trends, EK, Daniel Ek, Jones, Alex Jones, Joe Rogan, Rogan, Barbara Smith, Tech Insider, Anna Nicolaou, Business News Desk, The Joe Rogan Experience

Row after Joe Rogan hosts conspiracy theorist

After Spotify paid $100m for Joe Rogan's podcast, some staff object to the appearance of Alex Jones.
Tags: Spotify, News, Joe Rogan

Spotify and Joe Rogan under fire for Alex Jones interview

After Spotify paid $100m for Joe Rogan's podcast, some staff object to the appearance of Alex Jones.
Tags: Spotify, News, Alex Jones, Joe Rogan