Swell App Aims to Be a Pandora for News Radio
One-Liner Pitch: Swell aggregates audio news and information from NPR, ABC, Ted Talks and other places and automatically plays clips based on your tastes.
Why It’s Taking Off: Swell aims to be like Pandora, but for news radio instead of music.
If you love listening to podcasts, but have trouble discovering new ones to listen to, you’ll probably enjoy the concept behind Swell.
Swell, an app that launched on iPhone late last month, creates playlists of audio news and information from places like BBC, NPR, ABC, and Ted Talks based on your personal tastes, which it determines from your listening habits as well as the accounts you follow on Twitter. Read more…