Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 1, 2012

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation just made its $35 computer available to the public. The bare-bones device was created to offer a low-cost method for more schools to teach computer programming. The computer runs the Linux operating system and can hook up to external devices. In other news, Sprint customers with an iPhone and unlimited data plan can now watch live TV on their phone. The free Sprint TV app lets you watch streaming and on demand content from networks like ESPN, NBC and CBS. Premium plans up to $10 a month gives you access to even more channels. And finally, Facebook announced new plans allowing major brands to pay for premium ads. Companies can begin placing featured content in your news feed, news ticker and logout screen. Facebook promises you should only see about one promoted ad per day.

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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