A recent Nielsen report states that smartphone data use has increased 89% since 2010. The average data being consumed on a monthly basis has risen to 435MB, up from 230MB. The good news for consumers is that the average price for data use has decreased from 14 cents a megabyte, to 8 cents. Read the full article at

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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


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