Netflix Popularity/TV Down – Apple Research Kit Good, Bad and Evil – Show Notes for March 14, 2015
Americans are moving faster than ever away from traditional TV
Netflix is now in 36% of homes across the United States
Nielsen’s 2014 Total Audience Report confirms what many already assumed: Americans are becoming more enamored with streaming services like Netflix and Hulu.
New-Age Bootstrapping Is Not A Money Problem, It’s A Product Opportunity
The tendency for entrepreneurs is to build big products. The problem with big, feature-rich products is that they take substantial time and money.
Stanford’s ResearchKit app gained more users in 24 hours than most medical studies find in a year
At least a few thousand people are interested enough in Apple’s new ResearchKit framework to participate in a medical study.
Apple’s Researchkit Could Be Gold Mine for Hackers
Apple earlier this week announced ResearchKit, an open source framework that will let medical and health researchers gather data through iPhone apps. ResearchKit will be released in April. Millions of users provide a huge attractor.
Cortana Could Edge Out Siri, Google Now
Microsoft later this year will offer its Cortana personal assistant as a standalone app for iOS and Android devices. The engine behind Cortana is “arguably better than [Siri or Google Now]”
State Department announces temporary computer system outage
The State Department announced a temporary outage Friday to upgrade its computer system. A statement from Jen Psaki, the department’s spokeswoman, announced the “short, planned outage” as a means…