They say nothing lasts forever and that turns out to be true for streaming pioneer Live 365 which launched way back in 1999 and shut down Sunday. Here's the note posted to the Live365.com website...
As part of its December ranker, Triton also released some statistics from 2015 which said overall streaming reached an all-time high in 2015. Average Active Sessions increased by 13.3 percent for the Monday-Friday 6:00AM-8:00PM daypart and by 13.6 percent for the Monday-Sunday 6:00AM-Midnight daypart.
It's called "Browse" and Pandora says it helps users discover even more of the music they'll love. The new tool gives users nonstop discovery of new stations based on their listening activity and users can see what's playing on a station before adding it to their station list.
Just one week after launch, the Bob & Tom app, which was developed in partnership with Clip Interactive, has been downloaded over 100,000 times.
The new podcast, called The Vertical Podcast with JJ Redick, features L.A. Clippers guard J.J. Redick. It's part of The Vertical Podcast with Woj, a series with Yahoo! Sports NBA. Reporter Adrian Wojnarowski will publish new episodes each Tuesday.
Each podcast is dedicated to covering timely issues impacting radio. A new NAB podcast will be released every other Tuesday. Each episode is 15 minutes long and is available publicly for two weeks. Then, it will be archived for NAB members-only access at nab.org/podcasts. LISTEN HERE.
Spotify is getting to launch a new video feature it has been testing over the past several months. The company announced the plans to begin distributing videos and podcasts with content providers that include ESPN, Comedy Central, the BBC, Vice Media and Maker Studios.
Bridge Ratings has just completed an update to its annual “State of Podcasting” study originally conducted during November 2015 and January 2016. CEO Dave Van Dyke says for most Americans who care enough about podcasts...it's too cumbersome of a process.
NPR One allows users to curate its own public radio news, stories, and podcasts. It is now incorporated into Apple's CarPlay.