Jacob Cohen
Contributing Writer, The Hustle

Digits: Plasma, funerals, and Hallmark

Plus: Funeral homes and AI surveillance art.

Jacob Cohen • 22 hours ago

We’re still figuring out self-checkout

You know it’s not perfect if they’re making comedy sketches about it.

Jacob Cohen • September 23, 2022

How Americans get news on socials

How many people get news on social media, and what’s it look like?

Jacob Cohen • September 22, 2022

The future of groceries is… groceries?

Delivery pioneers Instacart and Amazon are eyeing shopping carts — physical ones.

Jacob Cohen • September 20, 2022

Digits: Jordan, Ferrari, and Yellen

Plus: Apple’s pickle, and the Etherium Merge.

Jacob Cohen • September 19, 2022

The Little Mermaid’s whirlwind week

An engineer did what now?

Jacob Cohen • September 16, 2022

Big news out of the tomato industry

A new tomato offers healthy — and potentially lucrative — benefits.

Jacob Cohen • September 15, 2022

Digits: Ugly food, Roblox, and more

Plus: The king, beef prices, and the Super Bowl.

Jacob Cohen • September 12, 2022

The quiet quitting data has arrived

There are finally numbers to gauge the quiet quitting trend.

Jacob Cohen • September 9, 2022

Porsche plans to go public

The company needs capital to go electric.

Jacob Cohen • September 7, 2022

Digits: Solar sheep, a PornHub ban, and more

Plus: India’s electric boom, cheap pheromones, and Saudi tourism.

Jacob Cohen • September 6, 2022

Bezos’ $715m gamble on The Lord of the Rings

Why this bet is personal.

Jacob Cohen • September 1, 2022

The next mafia TV show is about… PayPal?

We’ve seen shows about WeWork, Uber, and Theranos. Is the “PayPal Mafia” next?

Jacob Cohen • August 31, 2022

The Daily Wire’s media rocketship

The brand is operating like a mini Disney and could notch a $1B+ valuation.

Jacob Cohen • August 30, 2022

Goodbye, paper business cards?

Some are ditching paper business cards for digital solutions… like implanting a chip in their hand.

Jacob Cohen • August 30, 2022

Our Chex Mix survey results are in…

What our readers had to say about the best and worst pieces.

Jacob Cohen • August 29, 2022

The rise of Corn Kid and the internet’s catchiest song

How the kid went from eating corn to making bank.

Jacob Cohen • August 25, 2022

TikTok’s plan to not screw up midterms

The spotlight is on TikTok to prove itself during this year’s midterms.

Jacob Cohen • August 23, 2022

Digits: Crypto ads, Kilimanjaro, and more

Plus: Tap-to-pay takes over, and are we less stressed?

Jacob Cohen • August 22, 2022

What’s this ‘quiet quitting’ trend?

… And does it even make sense?

Jacob Cohen • August 18, 2022

Is Apple about to become an advertising giant?

Apple has advertising’s Garden of Eden. Soon, it could be put to use.

Jacob Cohen • August 16, 2022

Digits: ‘Quiet quitting,’ canola oil, and more

Plus: A TikTok slowdown, a Tesla speedup, and road trip struggles.

Jacob Cohen • August 15, 2022

United Airlines just made a down payment on flying taxis

Still, we’ll believe it when we see it.

Jacob Cohen • August 11, 2022

The work-life balance is out of whack

In our race to escape the 9-to-5, things seem less balanced than ever.

Jacob Cohen • August 9, 2022

Digits: Space chorizo, app use, and cats

Plus: Celeb crypto investor fails and an interesting rent survey.

Jacob Cohen • August 7, 2022

TikTok’s grand plans to take over our ears

The company is laser-focused on music as its next frontier.

Jacob Cohen • August 4, 2022

Chicken sandwich prices are up. So is demand.

Despite rising input prices, chickens continue to print that cock-a-doodle-dough.

Jacob Cohen • August 2, 2022

Digits: A big lawsuit, Montana supercars, and more

Plus, the port of LA literally doesn’t sound stressful at all.

Jacob Cohen • August 1, 2022

Instagram’s rough week, explained

Instagram’s been TikTok-ifying its app. Now, Meta’s in a pickle.

Jacob Cohen • July 29, 2022

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