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Not to be outdone by Barnes & Noble, Amazon is set to release “Kindle for PC.” The new program will let anyone with a Windows-based computer buy, download and read Kindle books on their machine, even if you don’t own a Kindle.  Remember what King C. Gillette said, “Give ’em the razor, sell ’em the blades.”

News Corp COO Chase Carey reiterated his desire to add subscription services to Hulu. Carey said pay-per-view movies and various subscriptions could be available in the coming year. Despite the news, Hulu has yet to divulge how it will market payment for content.

Is China building up is cyberwarfare capabilities?  According to a report from Northrop Grumman prepared for the US-China Economic & Security Review Commission, China’s hacker community could not have the resources they need to launch the massive attacks they have previously launched without “some type of state sponsorship.”  Wow, them’s fightin’ words.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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