Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 18, 2011

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A new study found that for every hour of television watched after the age of 25, your lifespan decreases 22 minutes. On average, six hours of TV a day will cut five years off your life. But, it’s not the television that’s killing you; it’s the lack of physical activity. In other news, a recent ComScore report found that is used by over 20% of the entire Internet. Online shopping is now a way of life, as evidence by over 280 million monthly visitors to online mega-mart. EBay came in second, capturing over 16% of the world’s Internet users. And finally, BlackBerry’s first 4G smartphone, the Bold 9900 is making its way to T-Mobile. Unfortunately, with a $50 mail-in rebate the phone still costs $250, above the cost of most every subsidized smartphone. RIM isn’t helping consumers pick its products.

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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