Netflix hit 50.85 million subscribers in the USA

Its now bigger than cable TV in US. Leichtman Research found that the video-streaming service now has 50.85 million subscribers, while there are just 48.61 million customers reported by the top cable providers in the country. This doesn’t make it bigger than TV as a whole (the figures don’t include 33.19 million satellite viewers), but it’s still a big milestone for a company that had half as may users 5 years ago.

I wonder how it ‘s doing worldwide, but as a fan; this is great news. They have great shows and movies.

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health

  • Tech is everything in medicine
  • Pushes for more activity
  • Better communication abilities between doctor and patient
  • Provides more abilities for research and development

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Twitter update elevates Tweets to supremacy

Twitter gave itself a face lift; along with it, its tweet marketing platform, Tweetdeck. The redesign is the biggest ever for the social media site. The biggest changes include; instead of the famous quill to click in order to compose a tweet, the word Tweet now appears. The change also moves the profile to a navigation tab and improves the typography. The new design will be rolled out for users throughout this month of June.

Rural America has a big internet problem

You would think it’s an African problem, but Rural Americans are facing more economic and cultural isolation than ever as broadband internet service remains out of reach.

Almost 40% of this population, or 23 million people, lack access to fast service, and the cost of delivering it is one that “neither the government, industry nor consumers have been willing to pay,” #DigitalDivide

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Ten steps to cyber security

Is technology integration feeding the fraudsters?

Technology should make our lives easier. In order to do so, IT systems and connected devices are increasingly integrated with one another. With technology integration, however, comes increased risk, and often the consumer is left on their own to navigate this ever-changing deluge of technology: devices, apps, wearables and connected appliances that all connect into multiple software applications and databases.

On the one hand users want the functionality and convenience that the integration of various technologies provides. UK banks, for example, have been tasked to make their customer data available to other institutions with the objective of driving innovation and competition. In the broader financial services sector, banks, billers and payment providers are racing to provide integrated digital processes that attract and retain digitally-savvy customers.

Consumers seldom consider whether the services made possible by these integrations are secure, or whether signing up online for a new bank account could result in them losing their money. Most consumers simply belief ‘it’s someone else’s problem’.

More than ever before, consumers need to be educated on how to safely use technology. The responsibility to drive this education process sits with industry players, who must play a central role in improving their customers ‘digital intelligence’. When launching a new online service or mobile application, providers must arm users with the information they need to leverage the new service, without increasing their vulnerability to fraudsters and phishers.

Snap’s main rival (no, it’s not Instagram), the popular lip-synching video app, is the latest to add original shows to its platform, thanks to new deals with Viacom, NBCU and Hearst. Like Snapchat shows, they’ll appear in a featured section of the app for 24 hours. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has gained extraordinary traction with young teens across the globe, spawning homegrown stars with millions of fans — has been downloaded more than 200 million times

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The Legal Aspects Behind Artificial Intelligence

There are various definitions of Artificial Intelligence and it seems to be cropping up in just about every conversation these days. I like to think about it as Artificial Intelligence (AI) being the concept of machines’ ability to carry out tasks in an intelligent manner, with Machine Learning (ML) being a subset of AI (which allows machines to digest data and through the process, learn for themselves).

There should be no doubt that AI can and will dramatically change the way legal services are delivered. Will it happen overnight? Probably not. But does it have the ability to drastically reduce the number of hours spent (and costs associated with) trawling through hundreds of documents to summarize or review for relevance? Absolutely.

Patricia Kahill

Patricia Kahill is a multipotentialite Christian entrepreneur, Content Marketing Coach and founder of the Content Marketing agency, Kahill Insights that helps business owners create engaging and interactive content items for digital platforms with a focus on returning a desired outcome. Patricia was the producer of SlamDunk Basketball Talk a show on House of Talent online TV, a former fellow at Harvest Institute for leadership and now an assessor there, and an alumnus of the YELP class of 2017. A member of the BNI Integrity chapter and African Women Entrepreneur Cooperative. She is driven by passion and curiosity, been taking every opportunity that has been given to her with an ambition of stamping her footprint on the world.

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