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The First Pick Podcast on Apple Podcasts


Kevin and Vince discuss the top 16 teams in the league 36 games into the season. The guys chat about the surprises and disappointments this far into the season.

Plex now supports podcasts


Since its inception, Plex has been busy integrating multiple services into its media streaming software. Previous updates delivered curated news and virtual reality movies, but today the company is ready to welcome Plex Podcasts. The audio-centered feature is currently in beta, and accessible through iOS, Android, Roku and the web. As Plex co-founder Scott Olechowski previously confirmed, Plex Podcasts doesn't need a dedicated server to run. It's also free, helps contain all your media -- including photos, music, news and videos -- in one place, and doesn't make passive aggressive subscription requests.

HIMSS SoCal Podcast by HIMSS SoCal on Apple Podcasts


We're all in our cars way too much these days and often miss out on conferences, webinars, etc. These podcasts give you the ability to catch up on the latest and greatest in HIT at YOUR convenience.

"How to think about algorithms: Podcast 401" from The WIRED Podcast by Wired UK on Apple Podcasts


I had high hopes that the show would continue to excel after Nate's departure. Barring some production glitches, the transition went pretty smoothly, but lately the show seems to have lost its edge--the chemistry between the hosts. The new, somewhat irregular crew seems to be going through the motions. The stories seem less interesting (and more political), the pacing seems wrong, and production quality, particularly with regard to audio volume, has become inconsistent. I'm sad to say it, but this is one that I'll be dropping from my weekly regimen.

Spotify buys The Ringer, expanding podcast offering: What this means to you

USATODAY - Tech Top Stories

Popular music streaming service Spotify is expanding its portfolio. As the podcast industry continues to grow its audience, Spotify's announcement Wednesday its purchase of the podcast-focused company promises broaden Spotify's content with sports and pop culture podcasts. "We look forward to putting the full power of Spotify behind The Ringer as they drive our global sports strategy," said Dawn Ostroff, Chief Content Officer, Spotify. Translate this:How real-time translation breaks down barriers when you don't speak the language The Ringer, founded by Bill Simmons in 2016, features more than 30 podcasts, such as "The Bill Simmons Podcast," "The Rewatchables" and "The Ryen Russilio Podcast". "While it is unclear if the Ringer's current podcast series will remain available on other platforms, new podcast series will likely be exclusive to Spotify," says eMarketer analyst Eric Haggstrom.