If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube. Read Shelly’s commentary on the first networked, broadband election and how Senator’s Obama and McCain shape up against each other. Watch Shelly’s commentary on APPLE’s (NASD: AAPL) 3G iPhone, which is expected to be unveiled today at Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Continue Reading →
Barack Obama and John McCain
Back in 1960 the skills required to become President of the United States changed forever.  That was the year that John F. Kennedy debated Richard M. Nixon on national network television for the first time.  When reminiscing about Kennedy’s win, pundits love to cite that he was tanned, good looking, had great hair and had Continue Reading →
  If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube Congratulations to SENATOR OBAMA, the Democratic party’s presumptive nominee for President of the United States. Watch Shelly’s Video Commentary on Senator Obama’s nomination and how technology may inevitably influence the race. Activist investor CARL ICAHN vowed to remove JERRY YANG Continue Reading →
Newsclipper
Scott Boyarsky, Director of Program Management at the Walt Disney Internet Group called me to chat about an extraordinary website called newsclipper.org. It’s extraordinary for a bunch of reasons (which I shall explain) but the most interesting part of our conversation centered around a simple, unavoidable truth: newsclipper.org does exactly what you or I might Continue Reading →

MediaBytes 10.30.2007

GOOGLE will announce plans for Google-powered phones within the next two weeks according to The Wall Street Journal. The company has been approaching handset makers and aims to bring the phones to market by mid-2008. Google will offer an open operating system that encourages developers to create innovative new applications for phones and aims to Continue Reading →
The DOLAN FAMILY privatization bid for CABLEVISION has been accepted by the board, but still must pass a shareholder vote. A “majority of the minority” must approve the deal. BRIGHTCOVE will syndicate CBS NEWS content across blogs and websites. Syndicates will be allowed to insert clips from CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Early Continue Reading →

MediaBytes – 04/04/07

MySpace will hold an online Presidential Primary vote next January. Most major candidates have created profiles on the social networking site. Barak Obama has the most MySpace “friends” by a very large margin. The FCC issued a statement, saying they would not reconsider the current ban on in-flight cell phone use. Notably, a soon to-be-released Continue Reading →

MediaBytes – 03/27/07

GigaOM reports from the CTIA Wireless conference, in Orlando.  They reveal a few choice details about Sprint’s WiMAX service, after speaking with a Sprint Senior VP.  They have also posted a thorough overview of newly-announced phones. NewTeeVee provides a quick review of the benefits of Brightcove.  The video streaming service has gained a strong client Continue Reading →