Chromecast just got another major app update: Twitch, DramaFever and iHeartRadio added Chromecast support to their apps, and Disney continued the adoption of Chromecast by adding cast capability to its WATCH Disney, WATCH Disney Junior and WATCH Disney XD apps. These Disney apps do require authentication with your pay TV account information, just like the company’s Watch ABC app, which got cast support last month.
iHeartRadio hearts talk: The Clear Channel-owned online radio platform is adding podcasts, talk radio shows and direct contributions from listeners to its program.
Yahoo’s latest deal with an entrenched traditional media brand will bring digital radio station portal iHeartRadio into its fold. Yahoo and Clear Channel will also cross-promote each other’s content, as well as partner on live events.
Ebay’s recent purchase of Hunch illustrates how social media has leveled the playing field for e-commerce recommendations engines. Mixing human-powered reviews with algorithm-powered recommendations will be a key driver of social commerce.
It seemed like a no brainer back in November. If Bob Pittman was willing to return to radio after forays at MTV, AOL (NYSE: AOL), Time Warne…