New Nook Software Looks Pretty Good!

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

Israeli Government Lifts iPad Ban: After banning the iPad, Israel will now allow Apple’s latest device into the country. The Israeli government will also return 20 iPads which had been seized from tourists during the ban. The issue? Bureaucracy, because there is certainly no technical reason to single out iPads.

Google Secures Debit Card Leak: Blippy, a shopping social network, has inadvertently published another users debit card information online. The security breech was discovered by Silicon Alley Insider. The problem has been identified and Google has already removed links, so don’t bother looking.

New Nook Software: Have a look a Barnes & Noble’s new software update for the Nook. They’ve added web-browsing, free in-store WiFi, games like chess and Sudoku, and a new read-in-store feature that lets you browse books at no cost for up to an hour per day. And, the update also features faster page turns and an enhanced home screen

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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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