Apple was recently successful in banning the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab in the majority of the European Union. The injunction claims that Samsung is blatantly copying the iPad and now the company has set its sights on Motorola’s Xoom. Apple is knee deep in patent warfare. In other news, the NYPD recently announced that it created a task force to troll social media sites for clues of criminal activity in the real world. The police bet that if you’re dumb enough to commit a crime, you might just post about it on Facebook. And finally, Visa is trying to move towards new card technology where embedded computer chips make it nearly impossible to counterfeit. The hard part is convincing merchants to install the more secure card readers. Security has a cost, but no one wants to pay for it.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 11, 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).