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Is Petermann Gletscher Breaking Apart this Summer?

I am disturbed by new ocean data from Greenland every morning before breakfast these days. In 2015 we built a station that probes the ocean below Petermann Gletscher every hour. 649 more words

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Tipping Point: Internet and TV Consumption

You will find more statistics at Statista

Zenith Media:

Traditional, broadcast TV is still the largest single medium by consumption time, averaging 170 minutes of viewing per day this year, compared to 140 minutes for the internet, and we expect it remain dominant for the rest of our forecast period.

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Tipping Point: Music streaming becomes primary form of recorded music sales

Financial Times:

Digital music streaming will become the largest source of global recorded music sales for the first time this year. Revenues from services including Spotify and Apple Music are poised to surpass sales of CDs and vinyl records, according to a new forecast from professional services firm PwC. 133 more words

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Tipping Point: More people using streaming video services than cable TV

eMarketer:  According to a May 2017 study from Fluent LLC,  67% of US internet users watch or have access to a streaming service, while just 61% have cable in their homes.

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Mobile Tipping Point: 50.5% of American Homes have Only Wireless Phones

CDC:

The second 6 months of 2016 was the first time that a majority of American homes had only wireless telephones. Preliminary results from the July–December 2016 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) indicate that 50.8% of American homes did not have a landline telephone but did have at least one wireless telephone (also known as cellular telephones, cell phones, or mobile phones)—an increase of 2.5 percentage points since the second 6 months of 2015. 18 more words

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Internet Tipping Point: Laptops and desktops overtake TVs as preferred devices for watching TV shows

Accenture:

Signaling an accelerating shift in the digital video market consumer behavior, the percentage of consumers who prefer watching TV shows on television sets plummeted by 55 percent over the past year, from 52 percent to 23 percent, according to findings from the Accenture 2017 Digital Consumer Survey. 253 more words

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