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.
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If you want more Vergecast, we’ve got a whole lot more in the feed for you. This week, Nilay interviewed Lina Khan, who wrote the impactful “Amazon’s Antitrust Paradox” for the Yale Law Journal, to discuss whether Amazon and Facebook should be broken up and what it might look like if that were to happen.