Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 4, 2011

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Amazon is now offering free e-book rentals for Prime subscribers. You can rent one book at a time and have it checked out for up to a month. The $79 a year Prime subscription now gives you free shipping, unlimited video streaming and access to over 5,000 e-books. In other news, Apple acknowledged that a small number of costumers are having battery life issues after upgrading their iPhones to iOS 5. If you’re experiencing issues a temporarily solution is to turn off location services settings when you don’t need GPS access. Apple will soon fix the problem with a software update. And finally, a report given to Congress by a top counterintelligence agency, warns of repeated cyber espionage attacks on U.S. companies. The attacks attempt to steal sensitive business and economic secrets and are mainly coming from foreign spies.

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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