Podcast Wars: Big names inking multi-million-dollar deals

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released their first Spotify-exclusive show on Dec 29, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
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LOS ANGELES - With the streaming-video market reaching saturation, podcasts have become the hot new battleground for technology giants.

Spotify, Amazon and Apple are betting on audio as the next big growth frontier, and jockeying for position in a multi-million-dollar race to buy up podcasting businesses and talent.

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