Companies including Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL are working on a system to help prevent users from receiving malicious emails. The group’s goal is to make email a more secure messaging system, where sensitive data like bank information can be transmitted safely. In other news, hope isn’t lost if you used Megaupload.com to store personal files. Prosecutors are working on a deal with the companies storing the data and hope to release your files in the near future. If no deal is made, the data could be gone as early as this week. And finally, AT&T announced that the highly anticipated Samsung Note would be available February 19th. The 4G LTE smartphone has a huge 5.3-inch screen and includes a stylus that converts your handwriting to text. It costs $300 with a two-year contract and pre-orders begin February 5th.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 31, 2012
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).