Host of Fox TVs "Shelly Palmer Digital Living"

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio ... more

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

HH Apple: Innovative Or Iterative?
Are Apple’s new iPhones (11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max) innovative or just variations on a theme?
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Apple Expecting IPhone 11 Sales To Beat 2018 Models, But Not By Much – Analyst
According to an analyst, Apple is expecting iPhone 11 sales to beat 2018 models, but not by much.
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Facebook Is Making Its Own Deepfake Videos To Help Fight Them
Facebook (FB), the Partnership on AI, Microsoft (MSFT), and academics are coming together to build the Deepfake Detection Challenge (DFDC). The goal is to create a benchmark data set that will help developers build better deepfake detection tools.
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Free Search & Social: We Are Not The Product; We Are Underpaid Workers
We are neither digital products nor possessors of a fungible currency that represents the marginal value of our data; we are underpaid digital workers whose labor (behaviors) generates raw data which is used in the manufacture of digital products.
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Google And FTC Reach $170 Million Settlement Over Alleged Youtube Violations Of Kids’ Privacy
The FTC and New York State reported that Google has agreed to pay a record $170 million penalty to settle accusations that YouTube broke the law when it knowingly tracked and sold ads targeted to children.
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Walmart Ends All Handgun Ammunition Sales And Asks Customers Not To Carry Guns Into Stores
Walmart announces it will reduce its gun and ammunition sales, one month after more than 20 people were killed in a mass shooting at one of its retail locations in El Paso, Texas. Walmart also pressured Congress to enact gun safety measures.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BABA Alibaba
BITCOMP Bitcoin
CCO Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc.
CMCSA Comcast Corp. Class A Common Stock
CRM salesforce.com inc.
EBAY eBay Inc.
FB Facebook Inc
GDOT Green Dot Corporation
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
HD Home Depot Inc.
IBM International Business Machines Corporation
INTC Intel Corporation
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NTDOY NINTENDO CO LTD ADR
ORCL Oracle Corporation
S Sprint Nextel Corporation
SNE Sony Corporation
SSNLF SAMSUNG ELECT LTD(F)
STRZA Starz
T AT&T Inc.
TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc.
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
TWC Time Warner Cable Inc.
TWTR Twitter Inc
TWX Time Warner Inc.
VZ Verizon Communications
WAG (now WBA) Walgreens
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc.
WMT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
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Latest Posts
Mysterious IOS Attack Changes Everything We Know About Iphone Hacking
In a surprise to many, Google's Project Zero finds evidence of mass iOS hacking. But anything that can be hacked, will be.
Best Buy Shares Fall After Second-Quarter Sales Miss And Looming Tariffs On Core Products Weigh On Stock
CNBC is reporting, “Best Buy shares fell 6.5% after its second-quarter revenue and same-store sales growth missed analysts’ expectations and upcoming tariffs on the company’s core products weigh on the stock.”
Hi-Res Audio: A Solution In Search Of A Problem
Surely there is pent-up demand for high resolution audio (hi-res audio). After all, doesn’t everyone want the “best sounding” audio?
Fox, Disney Announce New Deal
21st Century Fox and Disney announced a new merger agreement Wednesday, increasing the value of the deal and adding a cash component. You know what they say, "A few billion here, a few billion there... after a while, it adds up to real money."
Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million U.S. Users Under 25 Last Year. 2018 Won’t Be Much Better.
Facebook (FB) is losing young users even quicker than expected, according to new estimates by eMarketer.
Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service To Rival FedEx And UPS
Amazon is experimenting with a new delivery service intended to make more products available for free two-day delivery and relieve overcrowding in its warehouses.
Puerto Rico Needs Us
Puerto Rico needs our help right now. Here are links to a few charities I am supporting as well as links to three major charity watchdog groups.
Breaking News: Facebook Ads Work
John Wanamaker famously said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” This was absolutely true when he said it back in the late 1870s. It is not true today.

Work Experience

Commentator/Host
Fox 5 Television (WNYW-TV)
2010 - Present (9 years 10 months)
Regular commentator for consumer electronics, tech and digital living and, I host a series of Hi-Tech specials and a monthly show entitled, Shelly Palmer Digital Living.
Host
NBC Universal's Live Digital with Shelly Palmer
2009 - Present (10 years 10 months)
Live Digital with Shelly Palmer is a weekly television show about living and working in a digital world. It is a co-production of NBC Universal, Inc. and Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC. Check your local listings. Visit www.shellypalmer.com for more information.
Host, MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer
United Stations Radio Network
January 2007 - Present (12 years 11 months)
A daily radio report featuring news you can use about technology, media and entertainment. The report can be heard on stations all across America. It is co-produced by United Stations Radio Networks and Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC.

Education

New York University
BFA
1975 / 1979
Film/Television

Publications

Digital Wisdom: Thought Leadership for a Connected World (Shelly Palmer Digital Living)
Shelly Palmer
York House Press, Limited
12/16/2012
The goal of this book is to give you a way to think strategically about how life and work are changing. Now you are a citizen in a connected world, this books gives you tools to become a digital leader, ready to tackle the new and sometimes troubling realities of a life in which all we are, all we do, and everything we own is expressed as ones and zeros - data that must be understood, managed, and safeguarded.
Overcoming the Digital Divide: How to Use Social Media and Digital Tools to Reinvent Yourself and Your Career
Shelly Palmer
York House Press
05/02/2011
Learn to think like a digital native. Use Social Networks to build your personal brand. Take control of your online reputation. Create and control your online presence. What apps do you really need to run your personal life and business? Create your own email blasts and digital marketing tools. Harness the power of your digital calendar, email and contact management software.
Television Disrupted: The Transition from Network to Networked TV, 2nd Edition
Shelly Palmer
York House Press
10/31/2008
This book will empower you to make informed business, career and investment choices by giving insights into the technologies, business rules and legal issues that are shaping the future. You ll learn about: broadband clouds, mobile video, video snacking, Time-shifted and on-demand viewing, file sharing, advertising, copyright laws, paradigm shifts, parlor tricks and much, much more. This is a book for media, entertainment and telecommunications professionals who need an overview of the new competitive landscape. TELEVISION DISRUPTED will explain: TV for Telephone Execs Telephone for Cable TV Execs Internet for TV, Cable, Satellite & Telephone Execs Mobile Devices for Everybody