The U.S. Justice Department is suing to block the potential merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. It’s argued that the $39 billion merger would be a violation of antitrust policy by limiting wireless competition. AT&T still wants to pursue the deal and will have to spend an eternity battling the government in court. In other news, Google launched an offline version of Gmail that lets users organize their mail and draft messages that will send once you go online. Offline versions of Google Docs and Calendar will roll out soon, with offline document editing in the works for a future release. And finally, Facebook is working on a platform that will make it easier to share your music, movie and videogame activity with friends. Basically, this just means that your news feed will become cluttered with more stuff your friends are doing
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 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).