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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 5, 2012

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120305_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] According to a report by TechCrunch, Google is working on an answer to Apple’s personal assistant Siri. The company is developing software called Google Assistant that takes voice commands to help you accomplish real-life goals. Unlike Siri, Google will let developers integrate Assistant into third-party apps. In […]

Keep Calm and Compute On

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When it comes to the failing of modern technology, the truth is it’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when. These disasters come in many forms: hard drive crashes, failed logic boards, and no one is safe from attacks by coffee, beer or baby vomit. Sometimes things like minor software problems can […]

Mars Rover

NASA Successfully Launches Newest Mars Rover

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NASA successfully launched the Mars Science Laboratory, its newest rover that will survey the surface of Mars. It will take eight months for the rover to land, where it will examine the planet by drilling rock and filming HD footage. Read the full article at Wired.com

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 28, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/111128_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Despite a continued economic recession, Black Friday spending rose over 16% from last year. Shoppers spent a total of $52.4 billion, nearly $20 billion of which was spent through online shopping. The spending doesn’t end there; over 50% of those surveyed said they’d continue shopping online during […]

Hacker

“Cyber-Bandits” Steal Millions in Online Ad Scheme

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Seven hackers were charged for fraudulently earning millions of dollars by hijacking over 500,000 computers and redirecting users to pages with advertising. The group even managed to infect over 100 of NASA’s computers with a virus. The FBI arrested six of the suspects in Estonia, while the remaining Russian hacker remains at large. Read the […]