Myspace Gets Redesigned

Myspace Gets Redesigned
Myspace is hoping a website redesign will help make the site more relevant in the social-networking world. The new site features video sharing, music and games. News Corp purchased the site in 2005 for $580 million and has struggled ever since to compete with Facebook.

Want An White iPhone 4?
The release of the long awaited white iPhone 4 is delayed, again. The white model was supposed to be released this past July, but now Apple is saying it won’t be available until next Spring. Apple has never commented on what the specific difficulties are with manufacturing the white device.

FTC Leaving Google Alone
The FTC has stopped its investigation of Google’s Street View mapping program. The investigation began after Google acquired personal data, like email addresses and passwords, while collecting information for Street View. The FTC believes the collection of personal data was unintentional and feels comfortable with the “assurances” Google’s made that it won’t happen again.

Low Tech Sales Predicted For Holiday Season
Tech sales have been on the rise over the last few years, but The NPD Group thinks tech sales are going to decline this holiday shopping season by 1 to 3 percent. Among the reasons for the expected decline is the fact that consumers are used to 20-25 percent discounts on high priced tech items this time of year, but it looks like a 5 percent discount is all consumers will be receiving.

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is a business advisor and technology consultant. He helps Fortune 500 companies with digital transformation, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn's Top Voice in Technology, he is the co-host of "Think About This with Shelly Palmer & Ross Martin" on the Westwood One Podcast Network. He covers tech and business for Good Day New York, writes a weekly column for Adweek, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC, and writes a popular daily business blog. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com

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