YouTube gets channel-surfing makeover
YouTube wants to be more like television, Foursquare adds events, and Delta gets sued for its app.
Friday's CNET Update is channel surfing:
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YouTube has a new design that puts a greater focus
on subscriptions and channels
. YouTube hopes it will get more users to stay on the site longer by flipping through channels -- similar to how folks lose themselves while browsing television stations.
Also in today's tech news roundup:
- Foursquare added event listings, so a business can post about when there's something unique going on, such as a trivia night, book signing, or wine tasting.
- You can now create
repeat events on Facebook
. Handy for people with regularly-scheduled meetups.
- The Washington Post is said to be
adding a paywall for online news
- The FCC is pushing for
gadgets to stay powered on
during a flight's take-off and landing.
- GameStop is
selling the Kindle Fire
and giving a $25 Amazon gift card with purchase.
- California's attorney general is
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