Time Warner Cable recently announced that it would begin subsidizing the Slingbox set-top box for Wideband Internet service subscribers. Slingbox lets you watch your cable television service over the Internet on any other TV its hooked up to. Most cable programmers argue that use should be restricted to one household. In other news, Google recently agreed to pay out $500 million dollars in a lawsuit that alleges the company knowingly accepted illegal pharmaceutical ads. The AdWords listings were for Canadian online pharmacies that unlawfully imported drugs to U.S. consumers. The settlement is the largest ever made by a U.S. company. And finally, Reuters recently reported that Apple plans on releasing a cheaper version of the iPhone 4 aimed at emerging mobile markets. The phone will have an 8-gigabyte flash drive and serves to compete against Nokia’s international handset dominance.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 25, 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).