NBC, TBS & Others Say No To iPad

May 28, 2010 – Today’s most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

TV Nets Love Flash: Don’t expect to watch 30 Rock or Conan O’Brien’s new show on your iPad anytime soon. Both NBC and TBS announced that they do not plan to jump on the HTML5 bandwagon just so that their content will appear on the iPad. This is a big win for Adobe and Flash, and a massive defeat for Apple and iPad users hoping to have access to their favorite TV shows.

One Tablet Per Child: Nicholas Negropante’s One Laptop Per Child is turning into One Tablet Per Child, the company plans to market a $100 android-based tablet that will be part laptop, part iPad and part Kindle.

Acer’s A Player: Acer unveiled the LumiRead, its first eReader yesterday. It also introduced the Stream, its new Android phone. The company also showed off a 7-inch Android based tablet, that could come out later this year. Lookout Apple, Acer’s in da house.

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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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