Podcast is social: How China’s Lizhi makes audio interactive

Podcast is social: How China’s Lizhi makes audio interactive

For Marco Lai, the founder of Chinese podcast network Lizhi, radio has always been social. Twenty years ago, the entrepreneur was a host at a radio station in southern China. He ran a late-night program where listeners could call in and chat about anything as they...
American Idol is shooting on iPhones amid stay at home orders

American Idol is shooting on iPhones amid stay at home orders

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of otherwise traditional industries to become creative and flexible in ways that might have seemed entirely out of the realm of possibility only a few months ago. With most of the country at home, social distancing, a number of...
Older Samsung smart TVs to lose Netflix support next month

Older Samsung smart TVs to lose Netflix support next month

An unspecified number of smart TVs manufactured by Samsung will lose native support for Netflix next month, the companies said in an announcement this week. Netflix app-installed — or available for — Samsung smart TVs manufactured in 2010 and 2011 (C and D lineups) —...