Live365 Hooks Up With Alexa

Live365 can now be accessed on Amazon Alexa using the phrase "Play Live365!"

 To begin listening to Live365 on Alexa, the listener first needs to enable the Live365 Alexa Skill in the Alexa Skills Store.

Moody Radio And Triton Partner Up

Christian radio network Moody Radio has selected Triton Digital to power the delivery and measurement of streaming audio content for its nationwide network of stations.
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iHeartRadio Coming Soon To Android Automotive OS

On Tuesday, at the Google I/O conference, Google announced that iHeartRadio will be participating in developing an Android Automotive OS experience as an early access partner.

SiriusXM Lays Off 1% of Workforce

This was not unexpected, although if you're the person receiving the pink slip it's surely not a happy day in your life.

Triton Announces Offshore Expansion

Triton Digital has expanded its Webcast Metrics Monthly Ranker to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The Ranker is a list of the top digital audio stations and networks as measured by the Webcast Metrics streaming measurement service. 

New Waze Of Doing Things For Radio.com

Entercom has entered a multi-platform partnership with community-based traffic and navigation app Waze. The partnership scales across broadcast, digital, and streaming with app integrations on both Waze and Radio.com.

Komando Making Stop In Tulsa

Kim Komando is heading to Tulsa at the request of station KRMG. Two-hundred twenty-five listeners be on hand for an exclusive Women in Business Luncheon presented by Community Care College on April 30.

Pandora Purchase Hurts Sirius In Q1

CEO James Meyer said he cannot think of a more exciting time to be at SiriusXM. "We are right where we want to be and moving very fast." Investors didn't agree, sending the stock for a tumble Wednesday.

SiriusXM Execs Raking In The Dough

According to an SEC filing, Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein was paid $19 million in 2018, up from $4.2 million in 2017 (most came by way of stock awards). CEO James Meyer earned $17.6 million in 2018, up from $9.7. And, CFO David Frear made $16 million, up from $3.7 million, courtesy of $9 million in stock awards and $3 million in options.

“Mad Dog” Extends With SiriusXM

Sports radio personality Chris “Mad Dog” Russo has signed a four-year contract extension to host Mad Dog Unleashed on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio channel. Highlights from Russo's show will also be available as a podcast on Pandora.

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