Wondery’s popular podcast programs include “dirty John” and “Dr. death.”. Wondery is looking for between $300 million and $400 million, and has negotiated with Sony Music Entertainment and other companies, although spotify is said to be “not in the negotiation.”. At that price, it will be one of the biggest deals in the podcast market, according to the news agency. < / P > < p > the deal is expected to be established in the next few months, but it is not clear whether Apple will make an acquisition, as the matter is still under discussion. Wondery has a monthly audience of more than 8 million people, which will be an important achievement for apple, because its goal is to increase podcasting. < / P > < p > the acquisition of wondery will provide apple with an original content library as well as a creative source that may eventually be transformed into TV programs. Wondery is already producing podcast based TV shows, including the Wework series, which will premiere on Apple TV +. < / P > < p > there are rumors this year that apple is looking to buy exclusive original podcasts to better compete with spotify’s podcasting products. Apple has been looking specifically for podcasts that can eventually be adapted into future TV + content, and plans to make podcasts to enhance the effectiveness of its TV programs. < / P > < p > Apple’s rival spotify has been very concerned about podcasting and has acquired gimlet media, which is known for podcasts like “reply all” and “home coming.”. Apple has always been a leader in podcasts, thanks to podcasts, which Apple has been improving in recent years, but spotify has been making progress in podcasts. < / P > < p > Apple has acquired several podcasting companies. In 2017, it acquired pop up archive to improve search; in early 2020, it acquired scout FM, a podcasting service, to turn podcasting into a radio station. It is said that “gta5” will be launched on Google cloud game platform stadia