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6:15 PM ET, June 10, 2008

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AddyDugdale / Gizmodo:
AT&T Memo to Retail Managers Shows iPhone 3G Policy  —  We knew it wouldn't be long before someone from AT&T leaked a policy memo vis-a-vis the iPhone 3G's July 11 launch.  As well as all the mobile provider's pricing details from yesterday, the document contains a bit more info …
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Don Reisinger / The Digital Home:
Apple may have killed the BlackBerry  —  During the first hour of Steve Jobs' keynote at WWDC, I was wondering why I was wasting my afternoon listening to his stooges drone on about software.  But then, in a moment of pure triumph, Steve walked onto the stage and unveiled the new 3G iPhone.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Inside the 3G iPhone Money Machine  —  A lot has been written about the new 3G iPhone, its price and its impact.  Now it's time to shift attention to the most important question about this device: How much money will it make for Apple and its carrier partners?
Crave at CNET UK:
O2 3G iPhone: Apple cracks down on unlocking  —  According to our sources at O2, Brits who want to buy a 3G iPhone are going to have to sign up to a contract before they can get their hands on one, wherever they buy it.  This is seriously bad news for people eager to unlock their new iPhone …
Om Malik / GigaOM:
AT&T Mobility Chief: New 3G iPhone Is a Game-changer  —  After months of rumor-driven frenzy, the much talked about 3G iPhone from Apple finally became a reality, promising yet another revolution in the mobile Internet experience.  Offering a combination of great user interface with (slow) …
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home:
Apple may soon be free from AT&T  —  While everyone else was calling the iPhone the greatest device of all time and putting Steve Jobs on that pedestal he enjoys so much yesterday, AT&T quietly told its investors that the revenue sharing deal it had with Apple for the past year has ended.
Discussion: PC World, Macworld and IDG News Service
Amol Sharma / Wall Street Journal:
AT&T's Bet on the iPhone  —  Wireless CEO de la Vega Subsidizes Cost …
Discussion: InformationWeek
Dawn Chmielewski / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Disney puts movies online for free  —  “The Wonderful World of Disney,” the venerable prime-time TV show originally hosted by Walt Disney himself, is getting its geek on.  —  For the first time, Disney.com plans to stream full-length movies online.  The films will air on TV …
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Business Wire:
Disney.com Breaks New Ground Streaming Full-Length Movies Online for the First Time Ever  —  ‘Wonderful World of Disney’ Films Will Hit the Web Following ABC Television Presentation  —  NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Disney.com announced today that for the first time ever the site …
John Markoff / Bits:
Apple in Parallel: Turning the PC World Upside Down?  —  At the outset of his presentation at the opening session of Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, Steve Jobs showed a slide of a stool with three legs to describe the company's businesses: Macintosh, music and the iPhone.
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Chris Foresman / Infinite Loop:
Amid iPhone din, Apple previews Snow Leopard Server
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple Seeds Safari 4 to Developers
Discussion: Infinite Loop
Business Technology:
Steve Jobs's Appearance Grabs Notice, Not Just the IPhone  —  Apple's iPhone 3G got most of the headlines on Monday after the product was announced at an Apple technical conference in San Francisco.  But blogs and other Internet news sites also took note of a gaunt-looking Steve Jobs.
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Mahalo Daily:
MD139 - Steve Jobs WWDC Keynote (in 60 Seconds)
Discussion: Download Squad and MacUser
MG Siegler / VentureBeat:
Your perception is Apple's reality  —  I can't begin to tell you the number of emails and comments I've received since yesterday from people saying that the $10-a-month price increase in the data plan for the iPhone 3G will actually make the device more expensive over the course of its life.
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Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-030 - Critical  —  Vulnerability in Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code Execution (951376)  —  Version: 1.0  —  General Information  —  Executive Summary  —  This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Bluetooth stack …
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Microsoft:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-031 - Critical
Discussion: IEBlog
Jiajun Zhu / Google LatLong:
Street View turns 1, keeps on growing  —  To celebrate Street View's one year birthday, I am very happy to announce we are bringing Street View to 37 (you heard me - 37!) new areas and we have expanded coverage in 15 of our existing areas.  All in all, this effectively doubles our coverage.
Declan McCullagh / The Iconoclast:
N.Y. attorney general forces ISPs to curb Usenet access  —  New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that Verizon Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Sprint would “shut down major sources of online child pornography.”  —  What Cuomo didn't say is that his agreement …
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Kei / Akihabaranews.com:
Volcano T7: The new DAP from iRiver  —  Rate this News:  —  The latest MP3 player Volcano T7 from iRiver is now available on the market.  Our DAP, with a simple design but pleasant, offers from 2GB to 4GB of memory, a small OLED display, USB 2.0 port.  Otherwise, it can read MP3/WMA/ASF/OGG audio formats .
USA Today:
Judge orders teens to post apology on YouTube  —  VIERA, Fla. — A judge here is using YouTube to punish two boys who used the video-sharing website for a prank that ended with battery and criminal mischief charges against them.  —  The prank, known as “fire in the hole,” has become common in the past year.
 
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Leonard David / USA Today:
Virgin Galactic will roll out mega-mothership
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Heej Hwang / The Official Google Blog:
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Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Rumor: A WebKit-based GBrowser?
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Jump to content  —  HP today announced the first shipment date …
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Google Result Offers You to “Skip Intro”
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Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google Touts the Apps in the Cloud
Discussion: CNET News.com
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