carolynheneghan

Carolyn Heneghan

A full-time freelance writer, Carolyn spends her days sipping tea, penning articles of all shapes and sizes and pondering fresh takes on business topics in the realms of tech, media, music and food. She is a proud New Orleans native enamored with local music, food, culture and the Saints and tries to combine these life essentials whenever possible. At Tulane University, Carolyn earned her B.A. with concentrations in Journalism and Music and a minor in the pursuit of happiness.

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Tue Jul 15

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Why Disney’s MagicBands Are a Cash Cow in the Making

Earlier this year, Disney rolled out its new MagicBands, multicolored wristbands poised to make a huge return on investment through big data, target marketing, and increased guest spending.

Mon Jul 14

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Why Ticket Scalping at the World Cup Could Mean Trouble for FIFA

With FIFA's corporate partner Match Hospitality now linked to a World Cup ticket scalping scandal, it raises the question of how a company like StubHub became a legitimate ticket reselling marketplace.

Wed Jul 9

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carolynheneghan published an article 11:25 AM

Who Stands to Benefit When Health Care Wearables Are Everywhere?

The proliferation of health-related wearable technology is undeniable. What does this mean for the future of the healthcare industry itself?

Wed Jul 2

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carolynheneghan published an article 10:44 AM

Are Apple and Google About to Reshape the Future of Music Streaming?

Following Apple's acquisition of Beats Music and Google's planned acquisition of Songza, the music streaming industry finds itself at a crossroads with new possible top players on the horizon.

Thu Apr 24

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The Original Game Boy Turns 25: How Has Nintendo Fared Since?

Looking back on the Game Boy's past 25 years, has Nintendo been able to solidify its place as a leader in the video game industry?

Fri Feb 14

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carolynheneghan published an article 9:07 AM

Could Apple’s Mobile Payments Disrupt PayPal?

Apple's interest in pursuing mobile payments may make PayPal uneasy, but does the company have anything to worry about?

Sat Feb 1

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carolynheneghan published an article 10:40 AM

Can Airbnb, Uber, and Other Shared Economy Companies Threaten the Travel Industry?

Shared economy services for business travelers are growing by leaps and bounds, but is it enough to scare the traditional travel industry?

Fri Jan 24

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carolynheneghan published an article 12:09 PM

How NASA, the Navy, and Businesses Can Use the Oculus Rift

While the Oculus Rift has been momentous for the gaming industry, its possibilities for revolutionizing other industries are endless as well.

Tue Jan 14

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carolynheneghan published an article 10:50 AM

The Real Reason Google Bought Nest

With its acquisition of "smart" home devices developer Nest Labs, Google can now access consumer information in the home, potentially for more targeted ads. But could this move be good for consumers as well?

Fri Dec 20

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Why Is Darden Selling or Spinning Off Red Lobster?

As Darden considers a sale or spinoff of Red Lobster, you have to wonder if seafood itself could be the cause of the restaurant chain's floundering sales.

Wed Dec 18

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carolynheneghan published an article 12:13 PM

Do Streaming Music Services Have a Sustainable Business Model?

Music streaming subscription services are the latest trend in the music industry and have already changed the way many people buy and listen to music. But are these services a sustainable business model, and how long will these companies last?

Mon Nov 11

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carolynheneghan published an article 11:05 AM

Why the Netflix-Marvel Partnership Makes Sense

Disney and Marvel struck a deal with Netflix for multiple upcoming series rather than taking the traditional network TV route. An unprecedented move, this saga of original programming sets the stage for the future of television viewing and [more]

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