The Hobson and Holtz Report – Podcast #397: November 13, 2008

Content summary: Shel’s in Boston for SNCR; Neville’s getting a briefing on Windows Live; more iTunes problems for FIR; interview is up on AT&T research into enterprise social networks in Europe; follow-up on Microsoft laptop giveaway; Dan York reports from San Francisco; Media Monitoring Minute from CustomScoop; News That Fits – CPRF study argues PR agencies must adopt social media, CEOs are divided on the value of social media, the impact of the recession on employee communications, the recession hasn’t hit Second Life; Michael Netzley reports from Singapore; listeners’ comments including FriendFeed room roundup; music from Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros; and more.

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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report for November 13, 2008: A 63-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.


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So, until Thursday November 17…

(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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