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10:35 PM ET, June 29, 2007

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Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Report from the line  —  So, it's been non-stop in line here.  I haven't had my hands on a keyboard until 3 a.m.  —  Why did I wait in line in Palo Alto and not the more sexy San Francisco?  Easy, I knew there'd be more geeks in line here.  And the line did not disappoint.
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Ryan Block / Engadget:
iPhone multi-city lineblog  —  This is it, iDay.  Nerds from coast to coast will be lining up at their local Apple and AT&T stores to snag what's essentially the most anticipated consumer electronics launch ever.  So what else is there to do but live blog those lines in whichever cities we can?
Ryan Block / Engadget:
Video: interview with Steve Wozniak!  —  We caught up with the one and only Steve Wozniak waiting in line to take an iPhone (or six) home.  He even gave a bunch of people in line shirts and signed line badges.  Aw, how nice!  —  [MP4] Download in wide VGA  —  [AVI] Download in wide VGA
Discussion: digg
Valleywag:
IPhone: Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht in iPhone line on CNBC  —  Does what it says on the tin.  We've got video of the Digg founder and his Diggnation co-host Alex Albrecht sitting outside a store in San Francisco waiting for an iPhone.  "I'm gonna get two," says Alex, before the guys launch into their usual carny-like patter.
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop:
Ars in line for the iPhone... in Cincinnati (Updated periodically)
Discussion: Fast Wonder and Apple 2.0
WCAU-TV:
Mayor Gets Earful Over iPhone Campout
Discussion: O'Grady's PowerPage
Charles Jade / Infinite Loop:   Waiting at the San Francisco Apple Store
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Tom Krazit / CNET News.com:   Rumors spreading of European iPhone news for Monday
John Murrell / Good Morning Silicon Valley:
Thank God it's iDay
Discussion: Engadget
Thomas Ricker / Engadget Mobile:
3G iPhone for Europe to be announced Monday?
Discussion: Gizmodo
Joshua Gay / FSF:
iPhone restricts users, GPLv3 frees them  —  On Friday, June 29, not everyone in the continental U.S. will be waiting in line to purchase a $500 iPhone.  In fact, hundreds of thousands of digital aficionados around the globe won't be standing in line at all, for June 29 marks the release …
Discussion: Inquirer
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Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Will the iPhone violate GPL 3?  —  You have to feel a little sorry for the Free Software Foundation, which launched the first overhaul of its General Public License (GPL) in 16 years on the same day that Apple's iPhone launch hogged the spotlight.  —  But the foundation, like everybody and his brother …
Stephen Shankland / CNET News.com:
Free Software Foundation releases GPL 3
Josh / FSF:
FSF releases the GNU General Public License, version 3
Discussion: Wired News and Compiler
Erica Ogg / CNET News.com:
Verizon COO: 'iWhatever'  —  What do you do when your main competitor is about to unleash the most hyped gadget ever to the cell phone-toting masses?  Give said gadget a mocking nickname in a memo to employees.  —  The Thursday letter to Verizon Wireless employees from Chief Operating Officer Jack Plating …
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
iPhone first hands-on and unboxing  —  Say hello to iPhone.  —  (Don't go far, we're uploading more pictures every minute.)
Discussion: digg
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Apple posts iPhone user manual
Discussion: MacRumors and Mobility Site
Tom / Project Red Stripe:
And the idea is...  After four and a half months of sweat and toil we are pleased to announce our idea:  —  We are developing a web service that harnesses the collective intelligence of The Economist Group's community, enabling them to contribute their skills and knowledge to international and local development organisations.
Katie Allen / Guardian:
Prince to launch new album as free newspaper giveaway  —  Prince is launching his new Planet Earth album as a free giveaway with a national Sunday newspaper in a move that has drawn widespread condemnation from music retailers.  —  The 10-track CD will be available free with an "imminent" edition of the newspaper.
AMD:
AMD to Ship Industry's First Native x86 Quad-Core Processors In August  —AMD's Stable Infrastructure Strategy Enables Availability of Systems from Platform Partners in September—  Continuing to lead the shift of mainstream enterprise computing to energy-efficient processors, AMD …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Sunset at Sunrocket?  Layoffs rumored  —  BREAKING: Sunrocket, one of the many VoIP service providers that has been suffering as a result of an all-out voice assault by the cable companies is rumored to have hit a major airpocket today.  Our sources say that the company laid off nearly …
Discussion: Techdirt and dslreports.com
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Powerset: Is There More Than Buzzwords And Patent Threats?  —  from the do-we-have-anything-useful?  dept  —  There's been so much hype around search startup Powerset that it seems like it's going to be quite difficult to live up to it.  The company kicked off by raising a lot of money …
Ray Rivera / New York Times:
City May Seek Permit and Insurance for Many Kinds of Public Photography  —  Some tourists, amateur photographers, even would-be filmmakers hoping to make it big on YouTube could soon be forced to obtain a city permit and $1 million in liability insurance before taking pictures or filming on city property, including sidewalks.
 
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Jeremy W. Peters / New York Times:
Long-Awaited iPhone Goes on Sale
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Lifehacker Top 10: Top 10 iPhone applications
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CNET News.com:
AT&T: 2.5G upgrades won't make iPhone Web surfing faster
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Ed Felten / Freedom to Tinker:
Behind the iPhone Frenzy
Raghav 'Rags' Gupta / GigaOM:
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MonkCast #7: GPLv3 Day is here, Web APIs (good for business?)
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