According to reports, Apple has acquired a start-up that can make listening to podcasts more like listening to radio. Apple’s move aims to continue to improve its services in the increasingly fierce competition with spotify. Earlier this year, apple completed its acquisition of Scout FM, a popular podcasting app that supports iPhones and Android devices and can be used on Amazon’s smart speakers, according to people familiar with the matter. < / P > < p > the app can learn users’ preferences according to their listening history and input keywords, and use artificial intelligence to recommend content that they may be interested in. Many apple device users are using scout FM, and it can also be integrated with Apple’s Carplay. Scout FM will appear on the car screen after connecting the iPhone to the car. A spokesman for Apple confirmed the authenticity of the acquisition, but declined to provide further information. After the acquisition, scout FM stopped service. < / P > < p > for apple, the importance of podcasting content is increasing. Fifteen years ago, apple became one of the first companies to offer podcast content to users. Since then, the company has been enriching the content and features of podcasts, which are now available on almost all Apple devices. < / P > < p > the acquisition of Scout FM is one of the few acquisitions Apple has completed since 2020. Recent acquisitions include mobeesave, a payment company, dark sky, a weather app, and nextvr, a VR content company. Global Tech