Facebook for every music service Video
Facebook for every music service Video Transcript
-It's Thursday, September 22, 2011. I'm Wilson Tang on CNET.com, and it's time get loaded. This afternoon, Facebook is expected to announce some pretty dramatic changes to the social network in today F8. That's Facebook's developers conference. Expect Facebook to talk about integrating with music and entertainment services of major profile redesign and possible the like button getting a few new friends such as listen, watch, read, and one button for online shopping. Tune in to CNET's live blog coverage during the conference at 1 p.m. Eastern, 10 a.m. Pacific. Oh, and about that Facebook music feature, you will be able to listen what your friends are listening to at the same they are. One Facebook employee spilled the beans in a tweet that was quickly deleted and Myxer, a leading ring tone company just announced they are joining the streaming scene with mix of social radio, which allows users to listen to music in real time with their Facebook friends with the activity streams or users to chat with and in even more streaming music news, Pandora got a makeover. The site is using HTML instead of Adobe Flash. It also lifted the cap on its 40 hour of free streaming music per month. Now, you can listen to as much music with adds and you guess it Pandora is joining the Facebook party by adding away to follow stations along with your friends, soon will be reporting when a music service isn't linked with Facebook. This week Kindle users can finally check out public library e-books the same way that Nook and Sony reader users have been able to do. There are about 11,000 us libraries that have kindle books available. Just visit he website of the participating library and have your library card information ready, then search for book and select the Kindle edition, but you will have to download the book over a Wi-Fi connection. It won't work over 3G. This summer, Fox limited web access to shows requiring t be hulu plus or direct TV customers and to see an episode to see an episode the day after it airs. If not, you're gonna have to wait a week. Now, Google TV has added shows and clips from TV [unk], but you'll have to prove you're already paying for a television subscription. Well, maybe consumer can look to Netflix for more television content because Netflix's chief financial officer David Wells told investors the company will be adding more television shows. Netflix will be using the money that would have been paid to Starz for its movie catalogue. It seemed that if you wanna cut the cord from cable, it looks like the big media companies don't wanna make it easy for you. Those are your headlines for today, I'm Wilson Tang for CNET.com, and you just been loaded.
Pandora gets a new HTML5-based redesign, Facebook for Every Phone gives people sans smartphones access to the social network, and Netflix raises prices on plans for DVD rentals and streaming video.
eBay speaks out against the latest Internet sales tax proposal, BlackBerry Messenger adds a music service, and Amazon sweetens the Kindle with free book-borrowing for Prime subscribers.
The Amazon Kindle adds Twitter and Facebook support, Starbucks is offering free Wi-Fi for all, and a redesigned Mac Mini comes to the Apple Store.
CNET's Josh Lowensohn walks you through some of the changes in Facebook's latest redesign, which focuses on profiles and photos.
At this week's F8 08 conference in San Francisco, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explains how changes in the social-networking company's platform will benefit developers, as well as users.
At a Google press event in Los Angeles, the company officially launches its music service and store. Now open to all, the service enables users to upload their music libraries to Google's servers, making those tunes available to stream on Android-based devices. Users can also now purchase songs from three major music labels.
CNET's Neha Tiwari talks with Facebook Director of Business Development Jed Stremel at Digital Hollywood 2006 about plans to change the social networking scene with a new platform that integrates exterior sites to track trends. Stremel also discusses changes made during the last year in an effort to make the user experience more seamless and what makes Facebook different from Myspace.
Even though the Kindle doesn't officially allow you to borrow books, we'll show you how you can share with your trusted friends.
It can be easy to get into a music rut. You listen to the same tunes on your commute, workout to the same playlist, and have your go-to albums for every dinner party. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi goes beyond sites like Spotify and Pandora and recommends some radio station podcasts that help you mix up your audio routine.
At the WWDC conference in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils iTunes Match, part of the company's new iCloud service. For a $24.99 annual fee, users can use iTunes Match to scan their music library for non-iTunes purchased songs. Apple then provides a DRM-free file of those songs for access from iCloud.