SiriusXM confirms Stitcher acquisition for up to $325m
We reported last week that satellite-radio firm (and Pandora owner) SiriusXM was in talks to buy podcasts company Stitcher. Yesterday, the deal was confirmed. SiriusXM is paying $265m in cash for the company, with up...
July 14, 2020
SiriusXM in talks to acquire podcasting company Stitcher
Spotify's market cap is $48.4bn at the time of writing, having grown by $6.5bn since we last checked in on 19 June – and then it had already grown by nearly $12bn in the previous month. As we explained then, it's the...
July 7, 2020
Now Apple and Stitcher remove Alex Jones’ Infowars podcasts
Spotify removed some individual episodes of podcasts by far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones last week, but now some other popular podcast platforms have followed suit. Apple has removed the entire libraries of five podcasts...
August 6, 2018
Deezer on US drive: ‘It’s not just a me-too strategy’
Deezer’s new chief marketing officer, Beth Murphy, will be based in the company’s San Francisco office as it tries to crack the US. She’s been talking to Billboard about the company’s plans. “It’s...
December 24, 2014
Deezer buys Stitcher with plans to add talk radio and podcasts
Deezer has bought talk radio app Stitcher for an undisclosed amount, in a deal that will bring talk radio and podcasts to the streaming music service. "Almost every music listener listens to some form of talk radio, whether...
October 24, 2014