AT&T officially launched its 4G LTE network in multiple markets, including New York City. If you already own a 4G device and live in a coverage area, AT&T promises blazingly fast download speeds. AT&T’s 4G network will reach over 70 million people by year’s end. In other news, Kodak, a staple of the consumer electronics industry, is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection. Unless Kodak can sell off some of its patents for cash, the 131-year-old company may have to file for bankruptcy. Despite inventing the digital camera in 1975, Kodak has had a hard time competing. And finally, a new threat on Facebook has stolen over 45,000 usernames and passwords. Hackers are targeting users with a piece of malicious software called Ramnit, which compromises your account just by clicking on a link. You can protect your account by avoiding links that look suspicious.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 6, 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).