Imagine if you could order anything you want online and get it shipped to your house the next day? Google is working with retailers, the USPS and shipping companies to create a fast-delivery service to accomplish just that. The service would be incorporated with Google’s product search, with hopes to launch next year. In other news, WikiLeaks released a series of documents revealing how world governments use spying technology to track citizens and political dissidents. The files reveal products from over 160 companies that are used by intelligence agencies, police and militaries. And finally, the U.S. Senate is demanding answers from Carrier IQ, the company whose software tracks smartphone users’ every move. Senator Franken has asked the company to explain exactly what they record, who they give the information to and how consumers can stop its program from logging data.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 2, 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).