Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 21, 2011

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Google’s social networking site Google Plus is now open to the public. A slew of new futures were rolled out with the launch, including the option to stream video chat sessions live. Google’s “Hangouts On Air” is being tested through a select group of users, but will be available to all in the future. In other news, Apple has become the most valuable asset on the entire stock market. The company’s stock closed at an all-time high of nearly $412, making it six times more valuable than the Walt Disney Company. Despite Steve Jobs stepping down, Apple continues to do better than ever. And finally, Comcast launched its $9.99 a month Internet service for low-income families. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski praised the company for providing a service necessary for low-income students to compete in today’s digital job market.

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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