RAIN Summit Snippets: Ginny Morris and Paul Jacobs on radio in the car

“I sleep pretty well at night,” Ginny Morris said to Paul Jacobs at RAIN Summit West in Las Vegas. Ginny Morris (CEO and Chair of Hubbard Radio) delivered a keynote presentation that included a chat with the Jacobs Media VP. But one thing does give pause to Morris’ optimism, and that is self-driving cars. Listen to her discuss the future. Continue Reading

Eighty-five companies aren’t wrong — should you be at RAIN Summit West?

Eighty-five companies (so far) have grabbed seats at RAIN Summit West, the must-attend gathering of the online audio industry. The company attendee list includes broadcasters, Internet radio firms, digital audio advertising groups, research companies, technology service providers to the audio industry, law firms, music royalty administration companies, digital marketing services, and more. Click through to see. Continue Reading

REVIEW: 6 Seconds launches, turning global radio into a streaming jukebox

Serial entrepreneur and disruptor Michael Robertson has launched 6 Seconds, a mobile listening app that turns radio (broadcast and pureplay) into a searchable jukebox experience. The app is positioned as an alternative to Pandora, and we also found unique discovery features. Continue Reading

Anthony Bay talks state of industry, announces Rdio Live in RAIN Summit West keynote

Rdio CEO Anthony Bay gave a keynote at RAIN Summit West focused on the need to reimagine what radio can be in an increasingly digital world. In addition to his summary of the role radio and broadcast can play for today’s listeners, he also announced plans for how his company will be pushing for that integration with an upcoming feature called Rdio Live. Continue Reading