Google’s social networking site Google Plus is now open to the public. A slew of new futures were rolled out with the launch, including the option to stream video chat sessions live. Google’s “Hangouts On Air” is being tested through a select group of users, but will be available to all in the future. In other news, Apple has become the most valuable asset on the entire stock market. The company’s stock closed at an all-time high of nearly $412, making it six times more valuable than the Walt Disney Company. Despite Steve Jobs stepping down, Apple continues to do better than ever. And finally, Comcast launched its $9.99 a month Internet service for low-income families. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski praised the company for providing a service necessary for low-income students to compete in today’s digital job market.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 21, 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).