Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 13, 2012

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The legal battle between Apple and Samsung is heating up. Apple filed an injunction against Samsung claiming that its Galaxy S smartphones violate 4 of the company’s patents. This is at least the 30th lawsuit the companies have filed against one another; with Apple claiming that Samsung is blatantly copying its products. In other news, if you are an AT&T customer looking to upgrade your phone, it just got more expensive. AT&T announced that it doubled the upgrade fee of smartphones from $18 to $36. The increased prices are due to a higher cost associated with upgrading new devices. And finally, Iran has reportedly further restricted Internet and email access within the country. Millions of Iranian users are reporting low speeds, outages and blocked websites.  Iran has also placed restrictions on services using secured connections like Gmail and Facebook.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications 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 shellypalmer.com.

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