Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 25, 2012

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Google is consolidating its privacy policy to share your data across all of its products. The new terms will combine over 60 current privacy policies, letting Google offer more personalized content. The new policy takes effect on March 1st and is another step towards Google unifying its experience. In other news, Wikipedia will become the first website being offered for free to mobile users in Africa and the Middle East. Telecomm provider Orange has teamed up with Wikimedia to offer the website data free. Any Internet-enabled phone with an Orange SIM card can access the site free of charge. And finally, after a sluggish fourth quarter, Apple bounced back with record breaking sales numbers. The company doubled its sales for the first fiscal quarter, reporting revenue of $46.33 billion. 37 million iPhones were sold between October and December of last year.

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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