Shelly Palmer Radio Report – April 19, 2011

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Google announced that it would invest around $100 million into the world’s largest wind farm. The Shepherd’s Flat wind project located in Oregon is expected to generate 845 megawatts of energy next year. Google has already invested $350 million in clean-energy and is on the lookout for even more projects. In other news, the European Commission is investigating wireless carriers to make sure they aren’t blocking selective Internet traffic. Network neutrality has become a contentious issue, with sides arguing consumer protection versus overreaching government control. The outcome of European investigations could impact worldwide consensus. And finally, Apple sued Samsung, claiming its Galaxy tablet and phones are direct rip-offs of the iPad and iPhone. The lawsuit alleges patent and trademark infringement, despite the fact that almost every smartphone looks like the iPhone.

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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