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12:05 AM ET, June 11, 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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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?
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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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 …
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.
Joseph Weisenthal / paidContent.org:
Yahoo: Severance Plan Not ‘Nuts’; Not Easily Revoked; And It Wouldn't Cost Microsoft $2.4 Billion  —  Following the latest twist in the shareholder lawsuit against Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO), and Carl Icahn's continued jabs, Yahoo has filed an FAQ with the SEC, detailing everything you wanted …
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Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Yahoo Execs Under Stress-Whither Weiner?  —  Yahoo's board has been meeting today and, doubtlessly, its directors had a lot to talk about (more on that later!).  —  Of course, there's the obvious topic of having to figure out how best of deal with the noisy stylings of billionaire investors Carl Icahn …
Michael Liedtke / Associated Press:
Yahoo facing possible trial before Icahn showdown
Discussion: TECH.BLORGE.com
Brooke Crothers / CNET News.com:
HP Voodoo silicon mimics MacBook Air, ThinkPad  —  Notice any similarities between the Hewlett-Packard Voodoo Envy and its thin rivals, the Apple MacBook Air or ThinkPad X300?  Yes, they're all very thin.  But look inside and you'll see more common features.
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Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
Touch Feels Its Way Into Computing
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Justin Scheck / Wall Street Journal:   H-P Targets Mac With Thin Laptop
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.
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Google Result Offers You to “Skip Intro”  —  Oh, sweet.  You know when you look for some company homepage to get their support email address or something, and then the page will start with a super great 3D animation that will take a minute to load... before you can actually find the info you wanted?
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.
Heej Hwang / The Official Google Blog:
A new flavor of Google Trends  —  The latest version of Google Trends is now live!  If you've used it in the past, you know that Google Trends can be used to see how popular certain search terms are across geographic regions, cities, and languages.  With our latest update …
Clint Ecker / Infinite Loop:
Ars at WWDC: Exclusive preview of mobile NetNewsWire  —  After yesterday's exhibition of iPhone third-party applications developed primarily by companies who had never programmed for the Mac before, we here at Ars were champing at the bit to get a peek at a few applications written by grizzled Mac veterans and see how they stacked up.
Discussion: MacRumors iPhone Blog
Leonard David / USA Today:
Virgin Galactic will roll out mega-mothership  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rollout of Scaled Composites' mega-mothership, WhiteKnightTwo, is anticipated late July in Mojave, California — the first phase of a project to create a private space travel business — SPACE.com has learned in an exclusive interview.
Discussion: Engadget and Switched
John Battelle / John Battelle's Searchblog:
Google: Making Nick Carr Stupid, But It's Made This Guy Smarter  —  I will admit, I was entirely biased upon reading this story from Nick Carr, who has a knack for writing pieces that get a lot of attention by baiting his hook with contrarian link chum.  Heck, he's really good at it, and I have a lot of respect for Nick.
 
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Colin Barras / New Scientist:
Robot Asimo can understand three voices at once
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EU Commissioner disses Microsoft: open standards are smart business
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Google App Engine “Accidentally” Blocks PayPal
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SharePoint To Run Enterprise 2.0?
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Your perception is Apple's reality
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Jump to content  —  HP today announced the first shipment date …
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Friendfeed will Change Journalism, PR and Marketing
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