Google recently acquired SayNow, a social voice platform, and is using the technology to help Egyptians communicate. The service lets users leave voicemails on several international numbers, turns them into text and sends them over Twitter using the hashtag #egypt. The service is free and has already seen ample use providing news and commentary. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication 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, writes a weekly column for Adweek, and 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 he hosts the Shelly Palmer #CryptoWednesday Livestream. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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