Craigslist, censored Video
Craigslist, censored Video Transcript
It's Tuesday, September 7th, I'm Mark Licea and it's time to get loaded. Craigslist shut down their US Adult Services Section over the weekend. The site has now replaced said section with the word "Censored." The company did not give any details on whether or not this is permanent or if new safeguards are being rolled out before reopening. I have a hunch that users will continue to post ads in different sections of the site in the meantime. New Android tablets are coming out soon like a lot of tablets. [unk] Google Spreadsheet shows the 20 Android tablets are on their way. Judging from the list, most of the devices are due out by the end of the year and pricing starts from $99 up to $550. If you're in the market for a tablet, you wanna pick it the spreadsheet. Sony has a new patch out for the PS3 that most people will not care about unless you're planning to Jailbreak. The update prevents the PS Jailbreak and PSGroove applications from working on the console. Earlier this month, the company won a court order to prevent distributing the PS Jailbreak dongle. This lets gamers play pirated games. The update is the latest in the battle between the PS Jailbreak dongle and Sony and push notification for Twitter is being tested on the iPhone and iPad. This news came out last week and when it launches officially, users will get instant real time updates, direct messages and at replies. The company says push isn't ready just yet, but it'll roll out soon. Those are the headlines for today. I'm Mark Licea for CNET.com and you've just been loaded.
You can now stream Netflix on your iPhone or iPod, Craigslist is being asked to stop their adult services section, and you can make voice calls in Gmail.
Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing shows up on Amazon UK, and it's well over a thousand dollars U.S., presumably to force you toward subsidized prices so you'll end up paying the same amount or more for with-contract tablets. Which ... seriously? No. Also, Craigslist says the adult services section is gone for good, and Google's music service appears to be imminent--much to Spotify's demise--er, dismay.
On today's show, a rousing discussion of scandal, sex, and giving cover to wrongdoers. And that's just Oracle hiring Mark Hurd. In other tech news, Craigslist gets rid of its adult services section in the most passive-aggressive manner possible. Google Buzz costs the Goog $8.5 million, the Nokia N8 costs roughly the same, and we decide to eat the bear.
Craigslist says its adult services section is shut down for good, open-source Facebook competitor Diaspora releases its first batch of code, Apple's iOS 4.2 for developers tests AirPlay and AirPrint, and Microsoft launches the Internet Explorer 9 beta to positive reviews.
Sprint launches a mobile Wi-Fi router, Craigslist sheds its erotic services section, and we take a close-up look at the new Tom Hanks movie.
Santa just might bring you the Barnes & Noble Nook in time for Christmas, Twitter plays with paid accounts, and adult apps are coming to Android.
Travelzoo bets big on Sin City interactive ads; Sprint axes whiny customers; your face in glorious 3D; restaurants go self-service tableside; and eBay rivals its old friend Craigslist with Kijiji.
Apparently cash is still king in Spain, according to one listener. And here we thought it was Juan Carlos. We also notice how Craigslist is getting CraigsPissed over the adult services issue. And Dell says Windows 7 may be great and all but it's also going to be expensive. And that's just not so much of a good idea in this economy.
The Kindle could be coming to Germany, Google releases a slew of new products and features, and Twitter files for a trademark for the word "tweet."
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