Google just bought a podcast app cofounded by former Netflix executives

Business Insider | 10/10/2017 | Kif Leswing
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Google has purchased podcast app 60db, which will shut down on November 10, Business Insider has learned.

"We are thrilled to be joining the team at Google. We can’t talk (yet) about what we are going to be up to, but we are are really excited and eager to tell you more soon," cofounder Steve Henn said in a note sent to contacts.

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Henn confirmed the acquisition to Business Insider, but declined to comment further. A Google representative confirmed the acquisition and referred us to the startup's farewell Medium post. The price couldn't immediately be learned.

60dB launched last fall with a focus on personalizing short-form audio for individual listeners. Personalization is a major focus for Google Play Music, the company's...
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