Carolyn Heneghan

Carolyn Heneghan


A new addition to the Motley Fool team, Carolyn is an avid writer of all things tech, food, music, media and business. You can follow her on Twitter at @carolynola11.

Recent articles

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.

Why California’s Potential Cell Phone Kill Switch Law Is Pointless

California legislators are moving to pass a bill that would require mobile carriers and manufacturers to include a kill switch in all phones as of 2015. Is this the best way to deter mobile device theft, or is the bill motivated by potential business-related benefits?

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?

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?

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 distribution.