CNET News Daily Podcast: Facebook lets stream flow to developers

Facebook says it will let developers tinker with the Twitter-like flow of user content the social-networking site calls the "stream." What will this mean for users?

Facebook says it will let developers tinker with the Twitter-like flow of user content that Facebook calls the "stream." CNET News reporter Caroline McCarthy has more on what this will mean.

Also, the first Android Netbook will reportedly cost $250 , and Google plugs PC power into cloud computing. Those stories and more, on Monday's podcast.


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Today's stories:

Verizon earnings get boost from Alltel

Apple: Shareholders did approve 'say on pay'

National Consumers League scolds MPAA on DVD copying

Qualcomm, Broadcom reach $891 million settlement

The latest from Facebook: 'Open Stream API'

The countdown to Microsoft's Kumo

Google plugs PC power into cloud computing

Report: First Android Netbook to cost $250

Online resources for tracking swine flu

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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