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Spotify’s increased focus on podcasts in 2019 includes selling its own ads – TechCrunch

Spotify’s increased focus on podcasts in 2019 includes selling its own ads – TechCrunch Having established itself as a top streaming service with now over 200 million users, Spotify this year is preparing to focus more of its attention on podcasts. The company plans bring its personalization technology to podcasts …

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Bandersnatch’ is a frustrating interactive experiment – TechCrunch

Bandersnatch’ is a frustrating interactive experiment – TechCrunch “Bandersnatch” offers an unusual television experience — but not a very satisfying one. The new “Black Mirror” special follows Stefan Butler as he attempts to turn a science fiction novel (also called “Bandersnatch”) into a Choose Your Own Adventure-style video game. As …

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Netflix’s ‘Mowgli’ offers a darker take on Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’ – TechCrunch

Netflix’s ‘Mowgli’ offers a darker take on Kipling’s ‘Jungle Book’ – TechCrunch At first, “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle” might seem like an afterthought — or maybe a failed exercise in franchise-building. This new take on the story of Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book” comes just two years after Disney’s version …

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Podcast industry aims to better track listeners through new analytics tech called RAD – TechCrunch

Podcast industry aims to better track listeners through new analytics tech called RAD – TechCrunch Internet users are already being tracked to death, with ads that follow us around, search histories that are collected and stored, emails that report back to senders when they’ve been read, websites that know where …

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We sing the praises of ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ – TechCrunch

We sing the praises of ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ – TechCrunch Controversial opinion here: The Coen Brothers are very good filmmakers and their latest movie,“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” is also very good. Still, it’s not hard to see why the movie was made by Netflix, rather than a …

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Lyft’s going public, Uber’s eyeing Bird, Utah’s tech scene and trade tensions – TechCrunch

Lyft’s going public, Uber’s eyeing Bird, Utah’s tech scene and trade tensions – TechCrunch Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had Connie Loizos in the studio along with Kate Clark, myself and a special guest. The …

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