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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Steve Jobs live from D8  —  7:16PM Steve: Well let first say we have two platforms we support.  One is open and uncontrolled — that's HTML5.  We support HTML5.  We have the best support for it of anyone in the world.  We then support a curated platform which is the app store.
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Ina Fried / CNET News:
Steve Jobs speaks at D8 confab (live blog)  —  RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.—The D: All Things Digital conference kicks off Tuesday night with an appearance by Apple CEO Steve Jobs.  CNET's Ina Fried will cover the event live, with additional coverage from Josh Lowensohn and Apple watcher Erica Ogg.
AppleInsider:
Steve Jobs talks lost prototype iPhone, Adobe Flash at All Things D  —  Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs took the stage at D8 Tuesday evening, and discussed his company's opposition to Adobe Flash on the iPhone OS, as well as the prototype fourth-generation iPhone that was left behind at a bar.
Peter Kafka / D8 Conference:
D8 Video: Steve Jobs on Flash, Adobe and Other Technology Apple Doesn't Use Anymore  —  Steve Jobs insists that he isn't out to crush Adobe (ADBE).  But at the opening session of the D8 conference, the Apple CEO (AAPL) explained at length why he's done with Adobe's Flash …
Discussion: TechCrunch and The Next Web
Zee / The Next Web:
Steve Jobs: The iPad Concept Came BEFORE the iPhone  —  Steve Jobs is releasing heaps of interesting information during his talk at the D8 conference.  This time round it's regarding the development timeline of the iPad and iPhone.  —  Contrary to what many had believed, Jobs says the iPad as a concept came before the iPhone.
Discussion: Geekword and Engadget
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Apple's Steve Jobs: Google and Adobe picked fights with us  —  Apple chief executive Steve Jobs was questioned on-stage tonight at the D8 conference by reporters Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.  It's one of Jobs' few public appearances where he doesn't completely control the format …
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Steve Jobs on TV: ‘no one wants to buy a box’  —  Well isn't that a breath of fresh air.  With no apologies given to its long-standing policy, Apple CEO Steve Jobs provided a pretty honest and thorough assessment of what's wrong with the TV set-top box market.
Discussion: MacRumors and TiPb
Daniel Farber / CBS News:
Steve Jobs explains his world at All Things D  —  In a on-stage interview, Apple CEO and Silicon Valley legend-in-his-own-time Steve Jobs shared his views with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference (D8).
AppleInsider:
Jobs: There ‘might be’ an advantage to a multi-carrier US iPhone  —  Steve Jobs admitted Tuesday that there “might be” an advantage to having more than one carrier for the iPhone in the U.S., but stopped short of suggesting that such a move could happen anytime soon.
Peter Kafka / D8 Conference:
Steve Jobs: I Can Help Save the Media Business, If They'll Wise Up and Cut Their Prices  —  Here's the pitch Steve Jobs is making to media companies: Cut your prices, and I'll help you move a lot of product..  —  Speaking at the D8 conference, the Apple CEO says that he wants to help save journalism because …
Arn / MacRumors:
Steve Jobs on Stolen Prototype iPhone: Not Going to Let It Slide.
Discussion: Engadget and DailyTech
Dan Morrill / Android Developers Blog:
On Android Compatibility  —  At Google I/O 2010, we announced that there are over 60 Android models now, selling 100,000 units a day.  When I wear my open-source hat, this is exciting: every day the equivalent of the entire population of my old home city starts using open-source software, possibly for the first time.
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Brandon LeBlanc / The Windows Blog:
Windows and Security: Setting the Record Straight  —  There's been some coverage overnight about the security of Windows and whether or not one particular company is reducing its use of Windows.  We thought this was a good opportunity to set the record straight.  —  There is some irony here that is hard to overlook.
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Jason Perlow / ZDNet:
Google dumps Windows. But can the rest of us?
Nielsen Wire:
The State of Mobile Apps  —  “There's an app for that” is Apple's catch phrase to promote the literally thousands of applications that can be downloaded to an iPhone.  Whether you want to check the weather or traffic, bide time playing a game, or study a new language, there is likely a free or paid application that you can access.
Ryan King / The Twitter Engineering Blog:
Announcing Snowflake  —  A while back to we announced on our API developers list that we would change the way we generate unique ID numbers for tweets.  While we're not quite ready to make this change, we've been hard at work on Snowflake which is the internal service to generate these ids.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Delicious Founder Joshua Schachter Already Leaving Google (GOOG, YHOO)  —  Delicious founder Joshua Schachter is leaving Google less than 1.5 years after he joined the company.  —  “Today is my last day at google. sad about leaving but excited about the future,” he just tweeted.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Exclusive: LG UX10 tablet preview at Computex  —  Microsoft isn't kidding around about showing Apple it's serious in regard to competing in the tablet space, and while most of the devices surrounding its Computex booth were locked down tight, we were able to spend a few exclusive minutes …
Danny Sullivan / Daggle:
How The Mainstream Media Stole Our News Story Without Credit  —  On Friday, I broke a tasty story about a woman suing Google, claiming bad directions caused her to get hit by a vehicle.  Today, I discover our story is everywhere, often with no attribution.  Come along and watch …
Brad Stone / Bits:
The iPad Pulse Reader Scales the Charts  —  Much has been made of the opportunity presented by Apple's iPad to big media companies.  But surprisingly, it is a $3.99 application created by two Stanford graduate students that is now the top paid application in the entire iPad section of the App Store.
Discussion: TechCrunch
Christina Warren / Mashable!:
Facebook “Like” Buttons Breaking Down Across the Web  —  Is your website experiencing problems with Facebook's Like buttons?  Don't worry, it's not just you and Facebook is working on a solution.  —  The problem that seems to be impacting potentially thousands of sites is that clicking …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Antivirus Firm Warns of New Mac OS X Spyware Application  —  Antivirus company Intego today announced that it has discovered a new spyware application capable of infecting computers running Mac OS X. The spyware, known as “OSX/OpinionSpy”, is downloaded and installed on users' computers via …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Next-Generation iPhone Battery Joins List of Surfacing Parts  —  Parts for the next-generation iPhone continue to surface as the device's expected introduction at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next week approaches.  The latest part to make an appearance on Taiwanese site Apple.pro …
Alan D. Mutter / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Yahoo signals major challenge to newspapers  —  Yahoo appears to be getting ready to produce local websites filled with original content that could compete with newspapers, posing a particular challenge to the hundreds of publishers who now sell advertising for the powerful portal.
Discussion: Screenwerk and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Crowley, Founder Collective And IA Ventures Put $2.5M In Realtime Data Startup Metamarkets  —  Realtime data startup Metamarkets has raised $2.5 million in seed funding.  The round included an all star team of investors: IA Ventures (who led the round), Village Ventures, True Ventures …
Discussion: VentureBeat and Pulse2
 
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