Queens Man Arrested After Taking Over Ex's Facebook Account: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 26, 2010

A Queens man who hacked his ex-girlfriend's Facebook profile has been arrested. Jessica Zamora-Anderson's social network profile was taken hostage after she broke up with Paul Franco. Franco was arrested on black mail charges after he reportedly told Zamora-Anderson that he would not give her access to the account unless ...

Cablevision Launching PC to TV Service: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 25, 2010

Cablevision is working on bringing web video to your television. The cable provider plans on offering a new service that would wirelessly deliver web content to cable subscriber's television's. Dubbed PC to TV Media Relay, the service will wirelessly transmit any video content from a computer to a specific cable ...

Schools Must Stop Spying on Students : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 24, 2010

As the Comcast-NBCU merger nears approval, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is calling for Comcast to continue to make NBC programs available for free online. Franken wants to make sure that if Comcast owns both the content and the broadband through which its delivered, that continues to deliver content fairly to all users, ...

Digital Life with Shelly Palmer Episode #15

Digital Life with Shelly Palmer Episode #15

This week on Digital Life. Is Facebook bigger than Yahoo? Why are telcos ganging up on Apple. Amazon announces Kindle for BlackBerry, and I'll talk with John Abell, wired.com's NY Bureau Chief about the FCC's new national broadband plan, plus I'll talk with Nokia's branded content manager, George Linardos, about super ...

Protected: February 23, 2010 – Digital Signage Expo, Shelly Palmer — Speaker

Protected: February 23, 2010 – Digital Signage Expo, Shelly Palmer — Speaker

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Walmart Boosts Streaming Video Plan: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 23, 2010

Walmart purchased video streaming company Vudu yesterday. Many believe the move comes as Walmart attempts to increase its streaming video service, an offering which has failed to catch on with consumers. With video downloads and streaming growing every day, the acquisition could make Walmart a premier source for watching ...

Steve Jobs Has A Problem with Sex : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 22, 2010

While Apple does not allow iPhone apps to include nudity, it is cracking down on apps with any trace of sexually explicit content. Apple is reportedly removing apps with even the slightest bit of "sexual innuendo", including apps with pictures of women in bathing suits. Despite the crackdown, Playboy's app is still ...

Kitty’s Question About Broadband

Kitty’s Question About Broadband

I just finished a radio interview with Kitty, a very nice talk show host somewhere in the Midwest. We did five minutes on "broadband." She started by telling her audience that she had recently been on Twitter tweeting about her radio show and she got, "some kind of message about Twitter being over capacity." She went on to ...

CBS to Sell Shows on iTunes for 99¢ : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 19, 2010

CBS is set to begin selling shows on iTunes for $0.99. The move comes just as Apple prepares to launch the iPad, a device which may transform mobile TV viewing. The move cuts the price of digital TV shows in half, making TV shows more affordable for users to download. Amazon unveiled a free Kindle app for the BlackBerry ...

Facebook Beats Yahoo In US : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 18, 2010

Facebook is now the second most visited website in the US. The social network recently surpassed Yahoo in traffic, garnering over 133 million hits last month. The move shows that social network growth will continue to skyrocket, as they become even more ingrained into our digital lives. As the Olympics continue, criticism ...