Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 2, 2011

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Everything you do on your smartphone is tracked, saved and compiled by your wireless carrier. The four major U.S. carriers are taking this data and selling it on an anonymous basis to third party companies, usually advertisers. Wireless carriers aren’t the only companies making people a very profitable product. In other news, Google is launching a brand new design and new features for Gmail. New features include creating advanced search filters and an easier way to keep track of who replied during a conversation with multiple respondents. You can switch to the new design in the coming days. And finally, Samsung announced that its device lineup in 2012 takes advantage of flexible screens that lets users bend and twist the device. Flexible mobile phones will roll out first, with tablets and larger devices utilizing the technology in the future.

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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