nerdalert9-16_THUMB Ealier this week, Twitter held a press event to announce to announce the coming of an all-new website. Although one of its execs swears it's not a social network, the new Twitter site will have a lot of social-network-like features, such as the ability to easily see people's full pages from individual tweets and continuous streaming updates. It also claims it's going to be much more stable and able to handle a lot more traffic, reducing the amount of times you see the Fail Whale. Oh yeah, the new site will be much better for online ads. Great. [NY Times]

Time Warner and Cablevision are bringing New Yorkers 30 minutes of free wi-fi a month. [Engadget]

Wait, what? Google's destroying the economy? [TechDirt]

Turn your iPhone or BlackBerry into a remote control with this device. [DVice]

Sony shows off its flexible E-Ink tech. [Sony Insider]

Heads-up: You can no longer buy sex off Craigslist. [NY Times]

Wanna be on American Idol? You can submit an audition tape through MySpace. [Mashable]