Disney warned of a rough economy, but its diverse business offers security as it closes in on 2024 streaming subscriber target

Netflix Inc. bounced back. Can Walt Disney Co.’s streaming service continue to grow despite ominous warnings from the media powerhouse of macro economic hurdles? Disney DIS, +2.33%, like nearly every tech giant, has endured a rough quarter that has led many to shave operating expenses and reduce revenue forecasts. Among the most badly bruised was … Read more

Users in control as streaming giants dominate the TV market

As traditional broadcast TV fades into obscurity, digital services offer plenty of reasons for consumers to keep up with new technology, writes Paul Budde. OVER THE LAST 20 years, we have seen a dramatic change in the way we are using the TV. At the same time, the word “TV” has changed as well. It … Read more

A heated steering wheel for $20 a month? What’s driving the subscription economy

From gym memberships to music and movies, to razors, toilet paper, meal kits and clothes, there’s seemingly no place the subscription economy can’t go. Having conquered the software market — where it gets its own acronym, SaaS (Software as a Service) — the subscription model is now moving into hardware. Car makers are among the … Read more