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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 29, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110429_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] The U.S. Supreme Court recently made a ruling that could prevent people from filing class-action lawsuits against companies. The ruling upheld AT&T’s claim that its contract requires customers to solve disputes through arbitration. If this practice becomes widespread, will disgruntled consumers even bother disputing charges? In other […]

Android

Google Adds Video Calling to Android

Google announced that smartphones running Android OS will now be able to make and receive video calls. Calls can be made over 3G or wi-fi using the Google Talk app with the Android 2.3.4 update. The update will roll out gradually starting with Google’s own phone, the Nexus S. Read the full article at PCMag.com

Mac OS X Lion

Apple Denies Tracking Claim

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Apple has finally responded to accusations that its iPhone’s are tracking user data, denying any claims. While no location information is tracked, Apple does store Wi-Fi and cell tower data information to provide local results for maps and apps. A future software update will encrypt the file and reduce its size. Read the full article […]

FBI

FBI Says Chinese Hackers Stealing from U.S. Business

The FBI says that online scams from China are responsible for businesses losing $11 million dollars this past year. Chinese hackers hijack the credentials to wire money through malicious emails and websites opened by employees. No level of cyber protection can prevent user error. Read the full article at CNet.com