Samsung Invests in Audioburst, Follow-up on The Bright Sessions

Audioburst secures a $4.6 million strategic investment from Samsung Ventures. You might remember Audioburst from the newsletter I wrote on November 7, 2017, which used the company’s endeavor to create a “screen-free, speech-based technology that enables search and interaction with audio” — that is, Google, but for Audio — as a springboard towards a broader discussion about how a voice-first computing world will feel like, and how that world will account for questions of discovery and distribution. (A world that feels particularly fraught for publishers, I might add.)

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