Disney’s content-producing teams are firing on all cylinders. And it is working.

Since launching Disney+ in November 2019, the streaming service has gained 116 million subscribers. (Netflix has only gained 47 million during that time.) Hulu, which has been around for as long as anyone can remember, saw its most significant growth by absolute numbers last month. According to estimates from appfigures.com…


When I write product reviews, I always make sure I state whether or not I have a direct affiliation with the product team for reader clarity. I do not, and I am only a daily user of this app. The Slide app has added an enormous amount of value in…


How Lego’s Success Is Driven By Intuition and Supply Chain Magic

Whether you played with a set when you were younger, built a computer with them, saw the movie about the “ordinary” lego-man, Emmet (voiced by Chris Pratt), or severely wounded your foot’s sole on one, you know about Legos.

Time and billions of bricks have laid the foundation for the…


When I was a student, getting a credit card was not as easy as many made it sound. Little did I know that most credit card companies have changed their procedures to reflect the CARD Act. This act made it so that many credit card issuers do not want to…


The podcast industry is moving, the open podcast system that stood for many years is no more, and the leader in front of it all is, without a doubt, Spotify.

Historically, the podcast market held as the leading free way to listen to broadcasting. Over time this open system has…


When we think about improving our healthy lifestyle to be healthier, more productive, and happier, usually the mind reflects on fitness routines or dieting. But the real steps to a healthier lifestyle start at home, in your very own bedroom.

In my quest to learn more about productive living, I…


As a student, getting a credit card was not as easy as my parents made it out to be. And recently, most credit card companies have changed their ways to reflect the CARD Act so that many do not award credit cards to students under 21. …


This article is a direct successor to the recent product review I did on the IOS time-blocking app, Sorted 3. Again I want to state that I have no direct affiliation with the Sorted team. I am only a daily user of this app. Sorted 3 has added an enormous…


Determining the long-term value of a party-like driving range company in its early stages is difficult to do. Especially when Topgolf International Inc. was planning to IPO at $4 billion earlier this year but put those plans on hold due to COVID-19. …


Snap Inc surged over 24% after the software company reported well ahead of analysts’ estimates on quarterly revenue and user growth. Snap’s revenue jumped 52% to $678.7 million and reported 249 million daily active users during the quarter.

Winning Streaks

Snap attracted more advertisers this quarter because of a rise in spending…

Hayden Barnes

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