"China is podcasting that really worth seven point three billion dollars Nick quals hot part interviews that year Yang, who's a pod news reader, and editor of a podcast newsletter about the industry. Meanwhile, podcast tech buzzed China from pan daily dived into this topic in more detail in February concluding. What is sometimes referred to as quote unquote? Podcasting industry in China is really the amalgamation of educational lectures, audio books music, maybe even short unauthorized Tom hit Allston audio clips, so it's not accurate to compare the three hundred million podcasting revenues in the US with the seven billion dollar pay for knowledge, audio category. Meanwhile, podcast host Lipson has partnered with enter combs radio dot com, which claims it's the fastest growing audio app in the US and Tocom reaches one hundred seventy million Americans every. Month. Lipson customers will find radio dot com listed as a new destination in their dashboard, Goten on, now part news is on radio dot com to a new podcast platform in Chile Amazon podcasting has launched a platform for podcasts and radio on demand created in Chile for the Spanish speaking world. It's owned by commercial radio group thirteen radios in Sweden pods me a podcast subscription service has successfully raised one point three million US dollars in funding. Investors include a large Nordic media company called ships dead. Pod me has twenty thousand subscribers and quote is not profitable. The apple ipod touch has had its first refresh since July twenty fifteen the new version, which comes with thirty two gig of base memory as standard caught one hundred and nine hundred nine US dollars. We mentioned podcast transcribed, the other day, a free podcast, transcription service. It's already got an upgrade now recognize. Is different voices. And the website is now HTTPS patriots have released an update to their mobile app. That is significantly better experience. For audio with bug fixes, and new features in Brazil, be nine a creativity and innovation website has announced say significant expansion of their podcast network. Oh, mommy loss has over one million listeners per month, and in total their network has over four million plays a month in ridge retention rate of eighty percent. Brazil has a webinar the golden age of podcasting, tomorrow, the thirtieth of may at three pm Brazilian time you can sign up for free. The event is, of course, in Portuguese some advice for you from radio public how to create and maintain a newsletter for your podcast and an event for you in Paris in France. And that's the home of the Paris podcast festival back on October, the eighth to the tenth at, like gate, leak four thousand three hundred. People came last year, and this time around there, enlarging, the event with more rooms, more meetings, and more podcasts, nervy, your and thank you to megaphone modern podcast technology for publishers, and advertisers for becoming a gold supporter today in podcasts. We mentioned wildfire new podcast into a controversial wildfire in Oregon in the US, the journey at travel podcast from KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which is also available on Kalem aircraft Brexit cast stars. Chris Mason and Adam Fleming are on the radio today program this week explaining what makes their podcast. So successful. Also hear me talking about something Conan O'Brien needs a friend recently interviewed Howard Stern, he reflects that rules and regulations as he had on radio. Give structure discipline and tension. And if you remove those rules that dramatically changes things as he found, we're moving to Sirius XM, but as many broadcasters, find, we're moving to podcasting. It's worth a listen. And they walk among us is an award-winning weekly UK true crime podcast covering a broad range of cases from the sinister to the surreal. They are also our latest personal sponsor, so thank you for your"