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It's the bi-monthly newsletter that gathers all the background trends around voice and market insights around digital audio (podcasts, audiobooks, synthetic voice, audio advertising...).

Business, technology and editorial news about Acast, Spotify, Triton Digital, Amazon... about podcast audiences and the evolution of user behavior.

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This is the bi-monthly newsletter that gathers all the background trends around voice and market insights around audio digital (podcasts, audiobooks, synthetic voice, audio advertising...).


Microsoft launches an AI capable of reproducing your voice in 3 seconds / iHeart Media announces the launch of a new voice assistant for its automotive solution / Apple offers you to listen to audiobooks read by Madison... an AI
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Record your family history in podcast form with the start-up Artifact / CMI France acquires a stake in the podcast studio Louie Media / 2023, the year of digital audio advertising? Read the newsletter


Yubo, Gen Z's social media platform, deploys audio moderation / Radio France launches a public service algorithm / Spotify improves the audio quality of your podcasts with one click / Youtube launches its first ever official podcast ... Read the newsletter


Apple wants to change its famous "Say Siri" / Spoken word audio on the rise, especially among young people / Slate launches a paid offer for its flagship podcast "Transfer"
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The French and the native podcast in 2022, in a few figures...
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Alexa arrives with a new voice... of a child / Apple and Mercedes revolutionize the sound experience in cars with spatial audio /Continental and etx majelan sign a strategic agreement in mobility audio...
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Amazon presents its new version of Echo Auto / The number 1 audio book in the world Storytel lands on the French market / Tesco is looking for the new voice of its self-checkout... on TikTok / The voice of Darth Vader is retiring and will be replaced by... an AI... Read the newsletter


What if the sound of your voice could diagnose serious illnesses / Audible launches unlimited audiobook offer /
Spotify launches audiobook offer... Read the newsletter


Youtube launches a homepage dedicated to podcasts in the US / Amazon adds voice control to video games / Microsoft Teams soon in your cars? Read the newsletter


Advertising in podcasts: some key figures to know... Read the newsletter


Audio expansion: 4 key figures to know... Read the newsletter


TikTok Music: a new rival to Spotify and Apple Music? / Podcasts test outdoor ads to reach a wider audience / Bluetooth makes its revolt... Read the newsletter


Content production: audio, a key format to stand out and attract new audiences / Audio learning boom: learning through audio is becoming more and more attractive / Social networks, dating sites, instant messaging: social audio is booming... Read the newsletter


New major agreement for audio player Libsyn / Podchaser, podcasting network, acquired by Acast / Spotify enters the audio gaming market... Read the newsletter


Acast becomes the exclusive audio agency of the New York Times / Voice control, the companion of the French / Spotify specializes in offering exclusive content for its subscribers... Read the newsletter


Nielsen and Acast publish audio listening figures / Leading market: in the US, 62% of the population will use a connected speaker in 2022 / Acast signs a new partnership with Resso, a music player... Read the newsletter


HomePod Mini is the world's best-selling connected speaker / SoundHound's voice assistant to serve restaurant payments / Voice recognition technologies leave voice privacy behind? Read the newsletter

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