Facebook has answersGoogle is reportedly testing Google Music internally, The New York Times launches a high-end discount site, and Facebook revamps its question-and-answer product.
It's Friday, March 25th. I'm Natali Morris and it's time to get Loaded. Rumor has it that Google is testing its music service internally. Google Music has been a long anticipated product that would stream music to any web-connected device, or so we think. Google did not respond to inquiries from CNET about this possible new launch. Everyone wants in on the group discount business these days. The New York Times launched TimesLimited, a daily deals site. Unlike Groupon, TimesLimited does not require a minimum amount of people to commit to the deal for the deal to be valid. Unfortunately, it is only good for deals in the New York area, for now at least. Starz Channel will no longer allow its original programming to stream to Netflix the day after the show airs. Instead, the channel will require a 90-day waiting period for all new episodes starting April 1st. In other Netflix news, the site had an outage on Tuesday and the Watch Instantly service was down. Netflix is offering customers 3% credit on their next bill to make amends. Facebook updated Facebook Questions this week. This is the site's question and answer feature that lets you crowd source things you might want to know. The new Facebook Questions facilitates short, poll-like answers in addition to long-form responses. It also links directly to relevant items in Facebook's directory of fan pages which is useful if you're looking for information about a movie or restaurant. The updates are in limited rollout to English-speaking users only. Walgreens has purchased Drugstore.com for $409 million. This will add 3 million customers and 60,000 new products to Walgreens' digital presence. Drugstore.com will keep its name and site up and running for the time being. The deal is set to close in June. And Duke Nukem Forever has been delayed once again. The software maker announced that the long-anticipated game had one last minute snafu that will move its May 6 release date to June 10th. Meh. We've waited years and years, what is a few more weeks? That's your news for the day and for the week. I'm Natali Morris for CNET and you've just been loaded.