A recent study shows that most Americans would consider purchasing a non-petrol vehicle. But, the cost of electric and natural gas cars are keeping them from making the switch. Consumers are willing to change their behavior, but won’t pay a premium to do so. In other news, Microsoft filed another antitrust complaint against Google with the European Commission. Google has nearly 95% of the European search market and is being chastised for serving its own products, like YouTube, as favored search results. Microsoft even claims that Google is blocking access to other information to further rig the results. And finally, a recent report shows that 95% of workers have purchased at least one device that they use for work. Technology in the workplace is essential, yet nearly half of the respondents said their work had subpar connectivity. Only a third of companies agreed that tech was key to employee productivity.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 1, 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).