Google is working with Israeli museum Yad Vashem to make Holocaust era documents more accessible. The project will encourage those searching for victims’ names on Google to help identify pictures and archived material. Google has already indexed over 130,000 documents and hopes the public effort will help expand the database. In other news, astronomers have identified the oldest and most distant galaxy yet! What can be seen as a faint light, has been approaching us for 13.2 billion years and existed when the universe was 480 million years old. The discovery fits cosmologists’ timelines of the first stars being formed 200-300 million years after the Big Bang. And finally, a recent survey of 1,201 CEOs revealed that businesses are focusing primarily on innovation, expecting future growth ahead. Nearly 70% of the companies are investing heavily in IT and 54% are actively funding emerging technologies. Retaining top talent, green sustainable and bringing in outside talent are among the CEOs top priorities.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 27, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).