New Caller ID for Cell Phone & Sony With New eReader

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Friday, July 15, 2011

ATLANTA---On the Business Beat our focus is a new caller ID for your cell phone and competition for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook.

Amazon's electronic reader Kindle and Barnes and Noble's NOOK in for some more competition this morning coming from Sony.

The will introduce a line of electronic readers next month to compete with the top products currently on the market.

Bloomberg News says the Sony version will sell for $180 to $300.

Word is Sony will first introduce the reader then will come out with its Tablet PC, which analysts say will include the ability to download PlayStation games.
On the horizon-Sony coming out with a Tablet that will feature 3D display.

And who is leading the social networking race.

ComScore says Linkedin is now number 2, behind Facebook. Linkedin is a network devoted to job seekers and recruiters.
They are reported up 63% in visitors--with 34 million in June.

MySpace, which was number 2, was down by 50%.

Facebook, on the other hand, was up 14% with 161 million visitors in June.

And T-Mobile out today with a new caller ID system that resembles what is on the landline.

It will identify a caller by name and location and it's a first among the 4 top carriers in the U-S.
But keep this in mind that the service is not free--it'll cost $3.99 a month.

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