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Amazon Music Acquire Podcast maker Wondery

Amazon Music Acquire Podcast maker Wondery

Amazon announced that it’s acquiring podcasting company Wondery, expanding its catalog of original audio content. As part of the deal, Wondery will join Amazon Music, the e-commerce giant’s music streaming business. Amazon Music in September added podcasts to its platform, looking to carve out a share of the increasingly competitive podcasting market, in which Spotify, Apple and others have gained ground. Terms...

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Periscope Announces the App Will Shut Down in March 2021

Periscope Announces the App Will Shut Down in March 2021

Periscope bids its users goodbye! The live video streaming app, acquired by Twitter before its launch in 2015, announced they will discontinue the separate mobile app by March 2021. “We want to be transparent about why we’re making this decision, especially to those of you who are active and passionate users of Periscope today,” the...

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Robots Aren’t the Biggest Threat to the Future of Work – MIT Report

Robots Aren’t the Biggest Threat to the Future of Work – MIT Report

Fears of a robot-driven jobs apocalypse are a recurring theme in the media. But a new report from MIT has found that technology is creating as many jobs as it destroys, and bad policy is a bigger threat to workers than automation. Ever since a landmark 2013 paper from the University of Oxford estimated that 47 percent of US jobs were at risk of automation, there’s been growing concern about...

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Kevin Lin Departs Twitch After 13 Years with the Company to Focus on a New Venture

Kevin Lin Departs Twitch After 13 Years with the Company to Focus on a New Venture

The co-founder and COO for the last 10 years shared the news in a Medium post addressed to the Twitch community on Thursday, writing that he’s leaving to pursue his “next adventure” in the technology space. “After many months of contemplation, I’ve decided it’s time to journey into my next adventure,” wrote Lin. “My life has been...

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TikTok Introduce Safety Features that Allows Parents to control their kids’ accounts

TikTok Introduce Safety Features that Allows Parents to control their kids’ accounts

TikTok has pushed a new safety update to its app that allows parents to take more control of their teenager’s accounts, as social media companies come under increasing pressure to make their platforms safer for children. The company said Tuesday that its “Family Pairing” feature now enables parents to turn off comments on their children’s...

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Openview Introduces People°s Weather Channel – eMedia

Openview Introduces People°s Weather Channel – eMedia

Free-to-air satellite TV service provider Openview is thrilled to introduce Africa’s first and only 24/7 weather, environmental news and lifestyle channel, People°s Weather. Available on channel 115, the latest offering strives to make Africa’s nature more inclusive for all. Whether telling impactful stories or providing insightful narratives, Openview customers will be served an extensive buffet of...

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