Spotify to Acquire Podcast Production Companies, Gimlet Media and Anchor

Spotify & Gimlet Media

Last week, Spotify announced the strategic acquisitions of Gimlet Media and Anchor, two of the podcast industry’s largest production houses and distribution tools, respectively. Gimlet is home to popular shows such as Reply All, StartUp and Spotify exclusives Crimetown and Mogul, previously called itself the "HBO of audio," and will be sold to Spotify for a reported

Love and Work: Professionals Talk About Why They Enjoy Their Jobs

You have likely heard the saying that is often attributed to the ancient Chinese teacher and philosopher, Confucius, “Do what you love, and you’ll never work another day in your life.” It makes sense, doesn’t it? If you are doing something that you love doing, it most likely doesn’t feel

Netflix Collides with Black Twitter with Launch of X On Demand

Netflix Collides with Black Twitter with Launch of X On Demand

Announced in fall of 2018, X On Demand (xod.tv) is now finally live. The TV and movie streaming service is now live, and boasts of a growing library of works by Black filmmakers, with at least one person of Black American/African descent in a leading role both in front of


LogMeIn’s LastPass Announces STEM Scholarship Program

LogMeIn's LastPass Announces STEM Scholarship Program

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program Mission Possible, LogMeIn’s LastPass – a leader in password management – announced the launch of the ‘LastPass STEM Scholarship Program’, which aims to support students pursuing an education in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields. Through the new program, LastPass will award

Sage Wins Over 10 International Awards for Innovation and Customer Care

Sage Wins Over 10 International Awards for Innovation and Customer Care

2018 has been quite the year for computer software company Sage. Sage provides small and medium-sized organizations with a wide array of easy-to-use, online cloud business management software, and services - from accounting and payroll to enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management and payments. Throughout the last year, the company has


Kaltura Launches New Video Chat App

Kaltura Launches New Video Chat App

Leading video technology provider Kaltura announced the release of its new video chat app for Microsoft Teams. The app is designed to enable more ways for easy video creation and sharing as part of group chats. It helps Kaltura customers make use video for communication and collaboration on Teams. As a

Les Moonves Denied Severance Pay at CBS

Les Moonves Denied Severance Pay at CBS

The CBS Board of Directors has denied former Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves the $120 Million severance pay he was owed in lieu of his employment contract. This decision was taken after a five-month internal probe of his conduct and the corporate culture at CBS Corp. Moonves was fired on September 9th, 2018 amid numerous sexual

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