Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 12, 2011

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Apple released the newest version of its mobile operating system iOS 5. You can install the upgrade as long as your device is an iPhone 3GS or newer. The updates include a messenger app, taking photos without unlocking your phone and streaming your iTunes library through iCloud. In other news, the U.S. is working to build the world’s most powerful supercomputer by 2013. The Department of Energy will use it to research ways to make more efficient power sources. The computer would be powerful enough to simulate lifecycles of nuclear power plants. And finally, a study revealed that over half of 165 highly visited websites regularly share your username with third party companies. Usually your information is given to advertisers to provide relevant ads, but many do after simple things like changing your settings or forgetting your password.

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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