In a Surprise, Disney+ Becomes Profitable

Connected media – Connected media When Disney reported robust earnings in February, the activist investors then circling the company essentially called it a stunt — a temporary, heat-of-battle effort to fend them off and not, as Robert A. Iger maintained, proof that a struggling Disney had finally “turned the corner.” The Disney chief’s argument just…

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La Comisión Europea abre una investigación sobre Meta al considerar que fomenta la adhesión de los menores

Related media – Associated media La Unión Europea ha anunciado que acaba de abrir una investigación para determinar si las redes sociales Facebook e Instagram, del grupo Meta, provocan conductas adictivas en menores de edad. «No estamos convencidos de eso [Meta] esto es suficiente para (…) mitigar los riesgos de efectos negativos sobre la salud…

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Los 7 bulos más extendidos sobre el asma

Linked media – Associated media Son muchas las falsas creencias que todavía existen en torno al asma, sus causas, los tratamientos y el diagnóstico. Esto supone un gran obstáculo para las personas que padecen esta enfermedad, ya que les resulta más complicado conocer la forma adecuada de mantener bajo control los síntomas. El doctor Luis…

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Antony Blinken Visits China – The New York Times

Associated media – Related media Mr. Biden emphasized that the United States would continue to take necessary actions to prevent advanced American technologies from being used to undermine its own national security, without unduly limiting trade and investment, according to the White House. Mr. Xi said that putting new sanctions on China was not “de-risking,”…

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Now Arriving at an Airport Lounge Near You: Peloton Bikes, Nap Pods and Caviar Service

Connected media – Associated media A handful of new lounges opened by credit card issuers, including Capital One and American Express, have recently landed in airports across the United States, promising posh spots of refuge for select travelers awaiting their flights. At La Guardia Airport, caviar service will be available for pre-order. At Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta…

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Is the Boom-and-Bust Business Cycle Dead?

Related media – Connected media The rise of international trade, Mr. Kelly added, can often offset slowing domestic demand since businesses, enabled by the internet, can find customers throughout the globe. And the service sector’s growth, he concluded, has “made the economy more stable and, importantly, less sensitive to interest rates.” Across the economics profession,…

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