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CNET News Daily Podcast: YouTube RealTime needs more work

CNET News' Stephen Shankland evaluates the new social-networking features attached to YouTube.


Social-networking features certainly are trendy, but they're not always implemented perfectly. That's what Stephen Shankland found when checking out YouTube's new RealTime feature. He joins us today to talk about the shortcomings of the service so far, and what to expect from Google's video-sharing service that serves billions.

Also in today's podcast: MySpace names a former Facebook exec as CEO; RealDVD stands trial; Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope is now available; and President Obama's souped-up secure BlackBerry is on its way.


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Today's stories:

RealTime: No YouTube revolution yet

Van Natta named MySpace CEO

Prosecutors place Craigslist ad seeking attack victims

Next battle for control of digital content: RealDVD

Purported Windows 7 'release candidate' leaks out

Report: Presidential BlackBerry coming soon

Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope released into the wild

Why do young techies want to be werewolves?