Vergecast: Spotify’s big audio play and Palm phone review

See the original posting on The Verge

This week, Spotify announced that it had acquired both Gimlet Media and Anchor in a play to further expand into audio beyond music streaming. The Vergecast gets right into it, discussing what this means for the podcast industry as well as antitrust law.

Also, Dieter Bohn’s review for the Palm phone is live, so the crew analyzes whether the phone being bad is good or if it’s just a plain ol’ bad phone.

Of course, we also have to address some more Samsung phone leaks, whatever “5G E” is, and have Paul do his weekly segment “iPad LAN party.” So if you listen to the entire show, you’ll get that.

Stories discussed on the show:

Spotify gets serious about podcasts with two acquisitions

Latest leaks confirm cheaper and smaller Samsung…

Continue reading…