Google used a remote software nuke to remove virus-infected programs from Android owners’ phones. It’s only the second time Google has used the ability to access users’ phones to remove malicious software. Both times were done as a security measure to protect user data from being compromised. Read the full article at

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



PreviousHong Kong's Internet Cheaper and Faster than U.S. NextShelly Palmer Digital Living on Sirius XM - March 7, 2011

Get Briefed Every Day!

Subscribe to my daily newsletter featuring current events and the top stories in technology, media, and marketing.