Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 18, 2011

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The New York Times will begin charging users for any content beyond 20 articles a month. To view all of its content it costs $35 a month for the All Digital Access pass. A pay wall has been a long time coming and will officially launch at the end of this month. In other news, the United States Air Force is using special software to manage phony identities on popular social media websites. When questioned about it, they replied that it’s for collecting data outside of the United States and that the technique isn’t new—the platform is. Even spying has gone social. And finally, Canadian researchers have found a way to use remote-controlled nanoparticles to fight cancerous cells. Doctors can guide the magnetic nanoparticles through arteries using a remote control and target cancerous tissue. Nanotechnology is becoming an increasingly popular and powerful technique for cancer-fighting research.

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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