BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) reported a quarterly gross profit of $4.478 billion and quarterly revenues of $4.478 billion on 31 December 2020.
I imagine investors view Snap as an alternative to the fast-growing video-sharing app TikTok. In October 2020, Statista estimated TikTok was the seventh-largest social media platform with 689 million active users.
I think Uber’s purchase of Postmates is the first step in offering a grocery delivery service. To explain, Postmates has had the experience of making five million deliveries a month in 2020, Business of Apps estimates.
In contrast to blockchain, Bottlerocket has a low resource footprint, fast boot times, and small security attack service. Thus, Bottlerocket could be a blockchain alternative rather than a blockchain. To elaborate, many of today’s blockchains are slow, cumbersome, and resource hogs. Additionally, Amazon claims Bottlerocket is minimally disruptive.
Instead, all Pinterest seems to offer are many interesting images. Hence, Pinterest could be safe because it is boring. However, I cannot see how Pinterest could attract large audiences or a profitable level of advertising. To explain, the world of social media controversy equals cash. Without controversy, social media may not attract advertisers or business users and make money.
In detail, Statista estimates PayPal (PYPL) had 286 million user accounts in 2nd Quarter 2020. That number grew to 346 million at the end of Second Quarter 2020. Similarly, Stockrow estimates PayPal’s revenues grew by 22.21% in the quarter ending on 30 June 2020.
The strange news of the past week was Walmart wants TikTok. To explain, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) wants to join Micorsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT) bid for TikTok. “We believe a potential relationship with TikTok…
In fact, Stockrow estimates Shopify’s revenues grew by 97.34% in the quarter ending on 30 June 2020. Conversely, Shopify’s revenues grew by 46.65% in the previous quarter and 46.91% in the last quarter of 2020. Thus, Shopify offers the same breakneck growth that Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) reports.
Beyond Rogan, I think fear is driving Cash App’s Bitcoin revenues. To explain, I think ordinary people fear coronavirus could destroy the US dollar and the American economy. Hence they are looking for alternative assets and Bitcoin (BTC) is a dollar alternative.
Lemonade’s killer app is an artificial intelligence (AI) that could process claims seamlessly and instantly online. Theoretically, Lemonade’s killer app could pay your claim at the touch of an app.
Dramatically, coronavirus could drive adoption of WhatsApp payments in Brazil. To explain, people could be afraid to use cash because COVID-19 could infect paper money.
Under these circumstances, I think drive thru could be Starbucks future. Hence, the most valuable Starbucks locations could those with easy access to high-traffic streets in suburbs.