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Amazon, NYT and The Economist are backing two young Irishmen to build the future of audio news

on Jan 10, 2019 | 0 comments

By Ian Burrell

After a surge in Christmas sales of smart speakers, Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa is now answerable to 100 million owners, while the rival voice-activated Google Assistant will be on a staggering 1 billion devices by the end of January.

Undeniably, a new media platform has arrived, offering content owners the chance to reach audiences in ways not previously imagined. Where news is concerned, two Irish millennial entrepreneurs have put themselves in pole position to capitalise on this audio revolution.

Noa (which stands for ‘News Over Audio’) has signed The New York Times and The Economist to its already impressive roster of Read full story ›

Source: The Drum