If you are having trouble viewing our video player, check out MediaBytes on YouTube.

Watch Shelly’s commentary on SONY’s (NYSE: SNE) decision to offer movie downloads on a multitude of electronic consoles.

YAHOO (NASD: YHOO) is shifting their product development strategy. Yahoo President Susan Decker aligned the strategy, which seeks to centralize development in hopes of increasing global revenue. The goal is to tap into the world market.

The ICANN organization approved the proposal to create an unlimited number of TLD’s. Organizations will now be able to apply for specific TLD’s to use as suffixes in domain names. Registering a new TLD, like .paris for the city of Paris, will cost between $100,000 and $150,000 a year.

CHRYSLER (Buenos Aires: DCX.BA) parts manufacturer MOPAR announced that
Wi-Fi will soon be available in Chrysler vehicles
. “Uconnect Web” will run on cellular spectrum and will cost about $29 a month. The WiFi option will be available starting in August.

Today is Bill Gates last day as a full-time employee at MICROSOFT (NASD: MSFT). Instead of being a permanent fixture in Redmond, Gates will now concentrate mainly on the philanthropic interests of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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 shellypalmer.com.



PreviousEMI Starts Lay Offs: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer, June 26, 2008 NextWhat Does Quality Online Video Look Like?

Get Briefed Every Day!

Subscribe to my daily newsletter featuring current events and the top stories in technology, media, and marketing.