According to scientists, all that separates you from any other person in the world is 4.74 other people. Using the 721 million users on Facebook, scientists found that each person can be linked to another through less than 5 connecting friends. Take that, Kevin Bacon. In other news, Penguin is pulling their e-books from Amazon’s library lending program, citing security concerns. If you’ve been borrowing e-books from your local library, Penguin titles are currently unavailable using the “Get for Kindle” feature. Libraries are being denied access to books they’ve already paid for. And finally, LCD TV prices will be the lowest they have ever been on Black Friday. The average price you can expect to pay for a 32-inch LCD TV is $200. Sales aside, the average price of an HDTV is down over $400 from just 3 years ago.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 23, 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).