Jacob Cohen
Contributing Writer, The Hustle

Google rolls out new rules for CBD advertising

You may start seeing CBD ads on YouTube… in Colorado.

Jacob Cohen • December 29, 2022

Has the Meta-Google ad ‘duopoly’ been disrupted?

“Amazoned” may be more accurate.

Jacob Cohen • December 23, 2022

Maple syrup had its sweetest year ever in 2022

After tapping into its strategic reserve last year, the industry tapped back in.

Jacob Cohen • December 22, 2022

Wikipedia’s donation request drama

Contributors felt the messages were unethical.

Jacob Cohen • December 20, 2022

Digits: Submarines, songs, and other news numbers

Plus: Financial engineering degrees, shortening songs, and Twitter’s ad traffic.

Jacob Cohen • December 19, 2022

The $220B World Cup is over. Was it worth it?

As a near-term return on an investment — no. As a marketing campaign — maybe.

Jacob Cohen • December 19, 2022

Tesla’s not-as-epic-as-expected end to the year

Macroeconomics and Musk’s Twitter purchase are to blame for the stock’s downturn.

Jacob Cohen • December 16, 2022

Esports aren’t immune from a downturn

But its future is still bright.

Jacob Cohen • December 15, 2022

FTX’s wild start to the week, explained

And it all started with some “Storybook Brawl.”

Jacob Cohen • December 14, 2022

Cathie Wood’s bold bets have yet to pay off

If you invested in her ARK Innovation ETF five years ago, you’d be in the red today.

Jacob Cohen • December 13, 2022

Digits: Jeans, screens, and more news numbers

Plus: Streamers deal with churn, and Waze makes a U-turn.

Jacob Cohen • December 12, 2022

What are bonuses looking like this holiday season?

Across industries, bonuses are looking less likely.

Jacob Cohen • December 12, 2022

The market’s getting absolutely bodied by pro wrestling

WWE is seen as a hot acquisition target.

Jacob Cohen • December 9, 2022

TSMC ups its Arizona chip investment to $40B

A major update on the Taiwan chip problem.

Jacob Cohen • December 7, 2022

We narrowly avoided a rail strike. Now what?

The economy was spared — but what about the rail workers?

Jacob Cohen • December 6, 2022

Duolingo’s competition is TikTok and Netflix

Once a PhD project, the company is expanding fast.

Jacob Cohen • December 5, 2022

Digits: bombers, boxes, bottles, and more

Plus: Bottles and soccer balls.

Jacob Cohen • December 5, 2022

How Airbnb plans to get ahead of a shortage

How the company plans to get more hosts.

Jacob Cohen • December 2, 2022

Tesla’s wide-open road is getting cramped

But the company’s first-mover advantage should help it weather heavy competition.

Jacob Cohen • December 1, 2022

Did Netflix make the right move with Glass Onion?

By any metric, Netflix’s Knives Out sequel, Glass Onion, did fantastic at the box office this past week.

Jacob Cohen • November 30, 2022

Musk says he’s going ‘to war’ with Apple

Here’s why he’s picking a fight.

Jacob Cohen • November 29, 2022

Digits: Butter, weed, and more wild numbers

Plus: A $600k+ goat statue, $2B in charity, and young YouTube moguls.

Jacob Cohen • November 28, 2022

Bob’s back. Can he bring the magic?

“Ugh,” Reed Hastings said. “I had been hoping Iger would run for President.”

Jacob Cohen • November 22, 2022

Digits: Twitter math, sports betting, and more

Plus: The Wii U’s anniversary, and a railroad strike.

Jacob Cohen • November 21, 2022

TikTok’s swooping in to grab laid-off talent

But is the move a business need or a reputational one?

Jacob Cohen • November 17, 2022

Amazon set for largest layoffs in company history

From a billionaire’s charitable pledge to impending layoffs, what happened?

Jacob Cohen • November 15, 2022

Digits: FT-Ex, Prime Air, and more

Plus: Wordle’s leader, landline numbers, and a neat Uber stat.

Jacob Cohen • November 14, 2022

The big bet Big Tech got wrong

“I got this wrong” — Tech CEOs everywhere.

Jacob Cohen • November 10, 2022

In fashion: Chinese ecommerce on US shores

Dirt-cheap Chinese brands are deepening their focus on the US.

Jacob Cohen • November 8, 2022

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