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

Beware if your Twitter friends start tweeting diet advice at you.  Some hackers are sending direct messages and tweets saying “I lost 20 lbs in 2 weeks!” and “Check out this diet I tried, it works!.” If you get a message, do not click it. Seriously.

It looks like the first iPad will hit stores on April 3rd, but you can start pre-ordering them this Friday.  One bit of news, the Wifi-only version will not support iPhone tethering, a feature many iPhone users were hoping to take advantage of. Oh well, the iPads are coming.

Disney and Cablevision came to terms about 15 minutes into the Oscar telecast Sunday night ending the blackout and restoring most of the show and all of WABC and WPVI TV’s signals to Cablevision. Will this type of TV hardball happen in other cities between other TV stations and cable companies?  You can count on it!

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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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