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6:25 PM ET, June 7, 2008

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Ryan Block / Engadget:
Loads of fake Apple shots hit the web: 3G iPhone pre-WWDC edition  —  It's a few days before a big Apple event, and you know what that means: a ridiculous amount of really bad fake Apple product shots.  Actually, you have to hand it to this first guy, pictured above.
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Financial Times:
Apple relents on iPhones subsidy  —  By Andrew Parker in London, Paul Taylor in New York and Richard Waters in San Francisco  —  The new version of the Apple iPhone is set to be sold at significantly lower prices than the existing one, in a tacit acknowledgement by the US technology company …
Discussion: Infinite Loop and Gizmodo
Matt Hickey / CrunchGear:
Breaking: Exclusive leaked pics of the iPhone 2!  Thinner design?  Check!  Different colors?  Check!  Video chatting?  Check and check!  —  It wasn't long ago that my inbox was full of screen caps from an image editing program of a new iPod, it was a fat yet small iPod that we now know as the 3rd gen Nano.
Laura M. Holson / Bits:
Those Intense iPhone Users
Jason Chen / Gizmodo:
iPhone 2 Leaked Pics Show 3G Video Calling With Other Phones …
Discussion: CrunchGear, PalmAddicts and Tech Blog
CNN:
Patent Filing Lays Out What's Next For IPhone
Discussion: The Macalope
Michael Gartenberg / JupiterResearch:
The importance of AAPL's event on Monday isn't a new iPhone
Discussion: MacRumors
Om Malik / GigaOM:
T-Mobile Sues Starbucks Over Free Wifi  —  What do they say - one man's meat is another man's poison.  Looks like that was for T-Mobile USA that has filed a lawsuit against Starbucks, which had recently switched over from T-Mobile to AT&T.  —  AT&T offering free WiFi at Starbucks locations …
Discussion: VoIP Blog, Gizmodo and mocoNews.net
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Desiree Everts / CNET News.com:
T-Mobile sues Starbucks over Wi-Fi deal  —  T-Mobile USA is suing Starbucks, accusing the coffee behemoth of a breach of contract by allowing AT&T to provide customers with free Wi-Fi access in its cafes.  —  In a complaint filed Thursday in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan …
James Lewin / Podcasting News:
Apple Should Open Up Apple TV  —  Apple TV is seen by many as a technology also-ran.  —  \While it's sold several million units, it's missing that certain something that would turn the device into a hit, like the iPod, the iPhone, or even Apple's notebook computers.  —  Apple TV is perfectly positioned to take off.
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Steve Rubel / Micro Persuasion:
Will We See an Apple TV SDK at WWDC? Eventually, Yes
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Alistair Croll / GigaOM:
Why Amazon Went Down, and Why It Matters  —  Amazon.com's U.S. retail site became unavailable around 10:25 AM PST, and now appears to be back up.  Amazon's not naming names — all that director of strategic communications Craig Berman would say was that: “Amazon's systems are very complex …
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Mark Hachman / AppScout:
Rumor: Amazon Hit With Denial-of-Service Attack, Again
Discussion: The Inquisitr
APC:
Router crashes blamed on Windows XP SP3 … Broadband modem/router maker Billion says XP SP3 has been causing its BiPAC 5200-series routers to go into a constant crash and reboot cycle.  —  The company has produced firmware upgrades that solve the problem.
Discussion: Slashdot
Dion Almaer / Ajaxian:
An interview with 280 North on Objective-J and Cappuccino  —  As I say in this podcast interview, I got an early look at 280 Slides the application that launched yesterday to much acclaim.  People are calling it “Keynote on the Web”, which the team finds very humbling, and hope …
Dan Mitchell / New York Times:
Keep It Short, Make It Instant  —  SOME of us find those bouncing or flashing icons on computer screen to be disruptive and distracting.  But apparently, many workers believe instant messaging causes less interruption than other forms of communication like phone calls, e-mail and talking face to face.
Discussion: Lockergnome and Lifehacker
Dylan Tweney / Epicenter:
AT&T Embraces BitTorrent, May Consider Usage-Based Pricing  —  AT&T's new chief technical officer, John Donovan, wants you to know that his company does not, under any circumstances, slow down BitTorrent users or throw other monkey wrenches in the operation of specific applications.  —  “No. Never have.
Discussion: DSLreports and Slashdot
Holly Jackson / CNET News.com:
British ISP, recording industry warn illegal downloaders  —  Virgin Media and the British Polyphonic Industry will work together to “educate” broadband customers on avoiding legal action while downloading music with peer-to-peer software, the organizations said Friday.
 
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Lucia Moses / Mediaweek:
Rodale's Ostroff Exits; Zinczenko, Michaelson, Others Promoted
Mark Danks / PlayStation.Blog:
PlayStation-edu  —  The games industry is always on the look …
Josh Catone / ReadWriteWeb:
Could Facebook Be the New Ning?  —  Earlier this week something …
Stefanie Olsen / CNET News.com:
A rallying cry against cyberbullying
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Disqus' Downtime Reminds Us of Woes for Data In the Cloud
 Earlier Items: 
Humphrey Cheung / TG Daily:
Thermalright's computer case is basically a huge radiator
Discussion: Tech Blog and Engadget
Caitlin Fitzsimmons / Guardian:
Wall Street Journal to ditch BreakingViews.com
Discussion: paidContent.org and MediaFile
The Official Google Blog:
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Internet Week New York: Men in expensive suits and women in, um, very little
Discussion: STARTUP CHATTER