Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 7, 2011

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Steve Jobs recently announced Apple’s newest streaming data service called iCloud.  The product allows users to store documents and songs online and access them from any Apple device. iCloud will even search your computer for all songs, even those not purchased through Apple, and sync them to the cloud. Document storage is free, with the music portion costing $25 a year. In other news, Microsoft announced a fall launch of Live TV, a service that will bring streaming television to the Xbox. A partnership with YouTube was also made that will provide Xbox with even more content. Users will be able to voice and motion search for content using the Kinect. And finally, Hewlett-Packard is using mobile technology to help fight and prevent outbreaks of malaria. By equipping doctors with Palm smartphones, they can record illness information in the field. Using the GPS data can help isolate the outbreaks.

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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