Joe Rogan defends podcast and apologizes to Spotify for backlash

Joe Rogan defends podcast and apologizes to Spotify for backlash

Joe Rogan has issued a response to the ongoing controversy that has seen artists including Neil Young and Joni Mitchell removing their music from Spotify because of not wanting to share a platform with his popular podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience. In a nearly ten-minute video uploaded to Instagram, Rogan defends his decision to book … Read more

Apple adds unlisted apps to its App Store

Apple adds unlisted apps to its App Store

Apple will now let developers distribute unlisted apps through the App Store that only users with a direct link can access (via MacRumors). While unlisted apps aren’t discoverable by the general public through search results, App Store categories, charts, or recommendations, they’re available to administrators via the Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager. Unlisted … Read more

Teen wants $50,000 to stop tracking Elon Musk’s private jet

Igor Bonifacic

Earlier this week, 19-year-old Jack Sweeney won a bit of internet fame when  published a story about one of his Twitter bots. The college student maintains ElonJet, a tracker that tweets out when Elon Musk’s private jet takes off and lands. Sweeney has several other such bots that use publicly available air traffic data to … Read more

Spotify finally responds to Joe Rogan controversy with a plan to label podcasts that discuss COVID-19

Spotify finally responds to Joe Rogan controversy with a plan to label podcasts that discuss COVID-19

Spotify will now add COVID-19 content advisories to podcast episodes that discuss COVID-19 following criticism of the platform’s handling of the controversial content in the Joe Rogan Experience. The advisory will lead to Spotify’s COVID-19 hub, which contains credible and up-to-date information about the pandemic. To increase transparency around its treatment of the issue, Spotify … Read more

‘Halo’ TV series heads to Paramount+ on March 24th

Igor Bonifacic

Paramount+’s live-action Halo series will debut on March 24th, according to a teaser the streamer shared today ahead of the AFC Championship Game on CBS. At approximately the 53-second mark of the clip, you can hear the announcer state the release date. After the first-look teaser back at The Game Awards in December, Paramount+ promised … Read more