How To Use Google Profiles — Shelly Palmer

Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Sony is coming late to the 3DTV party, but they think the new technology will account for 10% of their television business.  This is a big gamble, since, at the moment, there is no consumer demand.  However, Sony does have a secret 3D weapon.  They are planning to modify their PS3 video game consoles to work with their new 3DTV sets.  Gamers could easily drive 10% of future TV sales.

Facebook is hoping on the location sharing bandwagon. The social network announced that it intends to introduce a new location sharing tool in April. While users may worry about their privacy on FB, the company insists that it has been testing the service for over a year and that the location-based apps will not alarm privacy advocates.  We’ll see!

Major League Baseball just released a new mobile app called, MLB At Bat.  The app will give users access to every tidbit and stat they desire, as well as live audio streaming for $14.99. While the app is a great deal, it will cost you more than $100 more to view games live on your iPhone, BlackBerry or Android-based phone.  Will you pay?  Of course you will, MLB has a complete monopoly on the content.

Today’s Video — How To Use Google Profiles

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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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