CBS is set to begin selling shows on iTunes for $0.99. The move comes just as Apple prepares to launch the iPad, a device which may transform mobile TV viewing. The move cuts the price of digital TV shows in half, making TV shows more affordable for users to download.

Amazon unveiled a free Kindle app for the BlackBerry yesterday. The popular eReader app is now available on seven BlackBerry hand sets, and will allow users to access books from their Kindle even if they don’t have their device with them. While the app is free and available, it does not yet support newspaper articles, magazines or blogs.

Comcast is giving broadband customers free cloud storage space. The communications company is providing up to 2GB for free to subscribers, with 50GB going for $50.00.

Olympics Twitter Tracker is a visual representation of the popularity of events based on the overall number of tweets submitted by individual users. Whether it’s Seth Wescott’s gold medal, Johnny Weir’s costume or Shaun White going for the gold in the halfpipe, Twitter Tracker offers a window into  the trends people are following at the Vancouver Olympics.

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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