Spotify buys Gimlet and Anchor in podcast push, earmarks $500M for more deals

The music streaming service today confirmed that it has snapped up two podcast networks — Gimlet and Anchor — in undisclosed deals. But that’s not all; the firm said it has plans to spend a further $400-$500 million “on multiple acquisitions in 2019” to get even deeper into the space. – Jon Russell, TechCrunch ยป