MediaBytes – 04/26/07

JOOST is gathering an impressive list of advertisers: Microsoft, Intel, HP, Unilever, Sony, United Airlines and more. Spots will include traditional-style ads and on-screen contextual ads.

The FCC is asking Congress to legislate the sale of television on a per-channel basis. The request is included in a report on violence on TV.

APPLE‘s iTunes Music Store grew by 35% (year-on-year) in the company’s Second Quarter. Apple had the most profitable Quarter in its history.

NBCU acquired Rmail, a small RSS email start-up.

The FCC delayed making decisions on the upcoming auction for the 700 MHz spectrum. The spectrum will become available when Analog TV is shutdown in February 2009.

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 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, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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