YouTube instituted a three-strike policy for those uploading copyrighted material. Violators must watch a short video explaining copyright law and are required to take a multiple-choice quiz about the information. Completing YouTube’s “Copyright School” will allow suspended users to regain good standing on the site. In other news, Comcast launched a new high-speed Internet service that boasts download speeds of 105 Mbps. This is nearly ten times faster than typical cable Internet and could have users downloading an HD movie in 5 minutes. If you have the need for speed, it’s going to cost you $105 with Comcast’s Triple Play package. And finally, Research in Motion launched its first tablet PC, the 7-inch PlayBook. The tablet runs a unique operating system that will run Android apps with an update this summer. There are 3,000 available PlayBook-specific apps and it costs between $500 and $700 depending on the model.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 15, 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).