Shelly Palmer Radio Report – December 6, 2011

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Xbox is receiving a major software update that includes advanced voice control and streaming live TV through the console. The update rolls out on Tuesday with apps from ESPN, YouTube and HBO Go. A $60 Xbox Live gold membership and supported cable plan are required to stream TV. In other news, a study by the medical journal Pediatrics found that sexting is less prevalent among minors than expected. 10% of children between the ages of 10 and 17 said they sent or received a suggestive image, but only 1% of the images were considered a violation of child pornography laws. And finally, Facebook acquired the team behind Gowalla, a service for sharing places you visit with your friends. If you’re a Gowalla user, you can download all of your data, but the service will disappear by the end of January.

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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