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.
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