While Microsoft is expected to unveil its new Windows Mobile 7 operating system today, the company is secretly working on a new cellphone for teenagers. Code-named Pink, the new project will reportedly integrate many social networks into the handset’s navigation system. Microsoft hopes the new Pink project will be attractive to teens currently enamored with the Apple’s iPhone and RIM’s BlackBerry.

Google is working on fine tuning its much hyped Buzz service. Over the weekend Google removed the automatically follow system that many users expressed concerns with. The update will make suggestions as to people whom Google believes you might want to follow, however, will ultimately put users privacy in their own hands.

Hoping to watch the Olympics on your computer at work, you’re in luck. NBC’s streaming coverage of the Olympics includes a “boss button” on its video player. Clicking the button clears your screen of Olympic video, and replaces it with an Excel Spreadsheet. However, the screen won’t help Mac users, as the function reportedly doesn’t work on Mac systems.

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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.



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