Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 28, 2011


[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110928_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Facebook has formed a political action committee in order to make contributions during upcoming elections. The company already has four registered lobbyists in its DC office and is funneling more many than ever into legislative debates. Facebook has already spent over half a million dollars this year […]

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Microsoft Previews Xbox TV


Microsoft previewed its Xbox TV platform that is expected to launch this holiday season. The plan will put streaming video content including live television into the hands of every Internet-connected Xbox owner. Microsoft is working with hundreds of content to suppliers to make the Xbox a formidable set-top box. Read the full article at CNN.com

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 16, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110916_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL are teaming up to give Google a run for its advertising dollars. The three companies are banding together to sell ads on each other’s sites to better compete with Google’s AdWords dominance. The alliance could help even the playing field, or just get […]


AXE App Day 2011


I rarely write about projects that I’m involved with, but I am super-excited about AXE App Day 2011, the first-ever developer day staged by a brand. Developer conferences are not new.  Tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft have them all the time.  What makes AXE App Day 2011 unique is that Unilever is […]

Water, Water Everywhere: Of Real-Life & Fictional Flooding


Re-syndicated from New York Videogame Critics Circle It woke me up. In the distance, the evacuation horn was sounding that dull, forlorn foghorn sound of danger. Stumbling around in the morning darkness, I noted that the power was still out. I threw on my one good raincoat and a fishing hat. Outside, the rain was […]