HBO Max leans into content for kids to broaden viewership

  • The price of Bitcoin was hovering around $52,000 Thursday morning after hitting that record high on Wednesday. Bitcoin has jumped about 70% so far this year as it gains more acceptance among major companies and investors.
  • The streaming wars are in full force as platforms continue to compete for viewers. In an attempt to broaden its scope, HBO Max is now leaning heavily into kids’ content with orders from some of Cartoon Network's biggest franchises.
  • People in Australia are waking up to very different news feeds. Facebook is blocking Australians from sharing or viewing news content on the site. This is in response to a proposed Australian law to make tech giants pay for news.