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Twitter Goes After Foursquare

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Twitter now easily integrates with Four Square; the company also just announced Twitter Places, its own location-based service. Why check in, when you can just tweet and let your followers see where you are? 



Be The First MTV TJ (Txt Jockey)

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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You can do it from Starbucks because now, after years of forcing customers to walk through a digital obstacle course to access the web, starting July 1st, Starbucks is bringing free WiFi to all its US stores.

Google's Follow Finder For Twitter: Cool or Creepy?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Google is making it easier to find interesting people to follow on Twitter. The Goog recently unveiled a new app that helps Twitter users find others who fit on their "social graph."

Hackers Hit AT&T iPad Users

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Hackers found a way into AT&T's network and grabbed over a hundred thousand email addresses and iPad ID's. Should you be worried about this? No. But AT&T has some work to do.

Sprint's EVO Sold Out

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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While everyone is busy talking about the new iPhone, HTC's much anticipated EVO quietly sold out at retail stores and online. Sprint and HTC are working hard to make the EVO available ASAP.

Last Chance for Unlimited iPad Data

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
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As AT&T prepares to launch new limited data plans, the company is giving potential iPad customers one last chance to purchase an iPad with an unlimited data plan. You have to do it today.

Does Your Cat Tweet?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Pirate Bay, probably the most famous illegal file sharing site, and Meezoog are teaming up to launch a new online dating service called PirateDate. You just can't make this stuff up.

New Apple TV Coming Soon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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You didn't think Apple was going to let GoogleTV go unchallenged, did you? The company is getting ready to launch a new, cheaper version of AppleTV.

Human Computer Viruses, Yikes!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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May 27, 2010 - Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: Human Computer Viruses: Mark Gasson, a British scientist, wa...

RapidShare Wins the Day

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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RapidShare, a popular file sharing site, has dodged a copyright bullet. A Fed. Judge in CA ruled that RapidShare isn't guilty of copyright infringement because it doesn't have a searchable index.

Google TV Is Real!

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Google TV allows you to watch and search both TV and web content and will be free after users initially purchase the service. It's going to be available this fall on Sony TVs exclusively at Best Buy.

Twitter Really Really Connects

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
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It's the same old story. Guy uses Twitter to send a message to someone he suspects is his long-lost brother, and it turn out that he is his long-lost brother. Nope, you can't make this stuff up.

German WiFi Police

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Just after Google admitted to gathering data from unsecured wireless networks, the German government is working to make it illegal to have a non-secure wireless network in your home.

Hurt Locker to Hurt Illegal Downloaders

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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The producers of The Hurt Locker are working directly with the US Copyright Group in an effort to sue "tens of thousands" of people who illegally downloaded the film online.

Verizon/Google iPad Killer

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
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Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment.

UK Man Guilty of "Menacing Electronic Communication"

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Careful what you tweet -- someone with a badge may be listening. Just ask the Briton who threatened to blow up Robin Hood airport on Twitter because he was upset about flight delays.

FCC Gives Hollywood Control of Your TV Set

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Remarkably, the FCC will allow Hollywood to disable the analog outputs of your cable box while you are watching certain movies. The MPAA thinks this will reduce piracy.

Shelly Palmer: Understanding ISO for Digital Camera

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:Beware if your Twitter friends start tweeting diet advice at you.  Some hacke...

Shelly Palmer: Twitter Gunning For Third Party Services

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: There's a hint that Twitter is getting ready to launch a new site designed t...

Schools Must Stop Spying on Students : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 24, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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As the Comcast-NBCU merger nears approval, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is calling for Comcast to continue to make NBC programs available for fre...

Walmart Boosts Streaming Video Plan: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 23, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Walmart purchased video streaming company Vudu yesterday. Many believe the move comes as Walmart attempts to increase its streaming video service, a...

Steve Jobs Has A Problem with Sex : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 22, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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While Apple does not allow iPhone apps to include nudity, it is cracking down on apps with any trace of sexually explicit content. Apple is reported...

Wireless Networks Team to Fight Apple : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 16, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Telecom companies are so jealous of Apple's business that they are teaming up against the iPhone manufacturer. 24 telecom operators, including LG, ...

Nationwide Broadband Plan to Bring 100Mbps to 100 Million Households : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 17, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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The FCC's latest plan for nation wide broadband will bring 100 megabits per second to approximately 100 million households in the US. The FCC hopes ...

Is Google Buzz Annoying GMail Users? : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 12, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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In the two days since it launched Google Buzz has had over 9 million posts. While Google is boasting that over 10 million users have already started...