On June 25, Chinese online audio platform Ximalaya announced that it has been certified as a hosting platform for Apple Podcasts. This allows audio content creators on Ximalaya to sync their work to the Apple Podcast platform through Ximalaya’s desktop website. The move makes Ximalaya the only certified podcast hosting platform for Apple Podcasts in mainland China. According to sources from Ximalaya, the platform currently hosts more than 26,000 podcast albums and more than 160 million Chinese podcast users. [IT Home, in Chinese]