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Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 16, 2012

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120216_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] After uproar from privacy-concerned users, Apple now requires apps to explicitly tell you when it accesses your address book. Guess what? When an app like Twitter or Facebook asks if you’d like it to find your friends using your address book, that’s where it gets the contact […]

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Regulator Redux: Telecom Commissioners Talk Policy

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Re-syndicated from The Jerusalem Post The annual Pacific Telecom Council (PTC) conference is known as the “Davos of Telecom”. For 34 years, CEO’s and telecom regulators descend on Hawaii to sip Mai Tai cocktails and spar over policy. This year, regulators from the US, Japan, Germany and New Zealand provided a very different vision for […]

The 2011 Cynic Measures His Predictions

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Originally posted at www.TonyGreenberg.com A friend of mine in the research industry used to give out little post-it-notes to trainee analysts that said “be wrong boldly.” Her reasoning – if you are bold and right, you will be hailed as a prophet. If you’re wrong, most likely the crowd will have moved on by the […]

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Email Marketers Claim “Email is the New Social Media”: Fact or Fiction?

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Re-syndicated from KellerFay.com As the trade press continues to focus on the year that was in 2011 and forecasts for the year to come in 2012, social media remains a hot topic of conversation. Two reports have come out recently making the case that email remains a big and effective part of the social story. […]

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FCC Bans Loud Commercials

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Soon you’ll never have to run for the remote to turn down an obnoxiously loud commercial. The FCC passed the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, which will require commercials to maintain the same volume as what you were previously watching. The law comes into effect in December of next year. Read the full article at […]