Neuroscientists found that those with more Facebook friends have denser brains. Users with the most friends had more grey matter in the area of the brain linked to social skills. Researchers are trying to figure out if some are born with this trait, or simply grow into it. In other news, online casinos are raking in billions of dollars without offering a single payout. Zynga is among the few currently offering casino games and its poker app has over 6 million players. People paying real money to gamble digital credits is a sure bet for online game makers. And finally, if you can’t get enough of Ken Burns documentaries or Antiques Roadshow, you’ll want to sign up for Amazon Prime. Subscribers to the service can now watch a lineup of over 1,000 PBS shows with Amazon’s streaming video service.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 20, 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).