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Netflix and what it has been doing in the media world

Netflix and what it has been doing in the media world

Gone are the traditional days of TV media, with the access of internet, is easily made available to everyone globally, it has now become the norm to use the internet to consume media. Most of the content today is consumed on our mobile devices, i.e. our laptops, smartphones and tablets.

The amount of content available on the internet is also quite voluminous; there are trillions of articles, billions of videos available on the internet. All of this gives people something new to look almost every second. In such a world it is important to keep producing quality content to stand out from the crowd. One company that is a leader in the internet content world is Netflix, who are known to produce movies and TV series around the clock, with some of the finest actors in the world.

In a few short years, they are responsible for the steady decline … Read More

Visa Works to Expand Real-Time Push Payments in Canada

Visa Works to Expand Real-Time Push Payments in Canada

On May 8, 2018, Visa announced its plans to expand Visa Direct – a push payments platform – in Canada. This platform allows companies to leverage Visa’s global network to transform domestic and cross-border payments to businesses and consumers.

In their announcement, Visa said Peoples Payment Solutions, in working with TELUS Health and Payment Solutions, will be among the first companies in the country to implement Visa Direct’s capabilities to enable real-time payments. Leveraging this business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) solution will allow these companies to better serve their customers by offering quick, simple and secure payments.

“Expanding Visa Direct in Canada is an important milestone in our journey to transform the way consumers and businesses around the world pay each other,” said Brian Weiner, Vice President and Head of Product, Visa Canada.

“Companies like Peoples Payment Solutions and TELUS Health and Payment Solutions are helping us modernize payments in … Read More