May 2, 2014

jacAPPS COO Bob Kernen

In 2013, verteran Internet executive Bob Kernen joined jacAPPS, the mobile app developer division of Jacobs Media, as its new COO. Launched approximately five years ago, jacAPPS has continued to grow in recent years and earlier this year expanded into building mobile games for radio as well. In this week's eQB Cover Story, Kernen discusses how his previous experiences in other industries have informed his time at jacAPPS, the latest Jacobs Media TechSurvey, the growth of apps for radio and much more. [more]

Q2 2014 New Technology Update

As we are well into the second quarter of 2014, it's time for Pat Welsh to bring us a roundup of the newest in advancements in audio technology. Welsh checks in with a list of the latest updates to the worlds of streaming audio, in-car entertainment and much more.[more]



If you were to change to another media job what field would it be in and what would the job be? [more]


FMQB takes you backstage with our friends @ WHKF, WAEB & WLAN for #TrendFest 2014 with Icona Pop, Hot Chelle Rae, American Authors, Cash Cash, NoNoNo and DJ Cassidy. [more]

Erik Bradley, Chris Lopes, Howard Stern, John Boulos,
Pete Cosenza, Lee Leipsner

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