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5:10 PM ET, June 7, 2010

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Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
iPhone 4: The Definitive Guide  —  We already showed you the new iPhone from every angle, inside and out.  Today, Steve Jobs re-revealed it, telling us about the remaining details.  Here's the exhaustive guide to all the features of the new iPhone 4.  [Updating live]  —  Hardware technical features
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
iPhone 4 first hands-on! (update: FaceTime video demo)  —  We've just gotten some face time (ha ha!) with the new iPhone 4, and let's just say this: it's incredibly sexy.  We'll hand it to Apple, the phone is so thin it's kind of mind-boggling.  The 3GS by comparison looks bloated.
Paul Miller / Engadget:
iPhone 4 announced, launching June 24 for $199 with new FaceTime video chat  —  Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 4 after a couple wild, unprecedented months of leaks.  Sure, it looks exactly like we expected it to (Steve compares it to an old Leica camera), with a glass front and back, but it's what's on the inside that counts, kids.
John Biggs / MobileCrunch:
iPhone OS 4.0 - now iOS - is here  —  The second biggest news out of San Fran today?  The announcement of iPhone OS 4.0, Apple's biggest improvement to the iPhone OS since, well, 3.0.  This new version includes multi-tasking (although backgrounding would be the proper term), app folders …
AppleInsider:
Apple unveils iPhone 4 with 326ppi display, A4 chip, gyroscope  —  Calling it the biggest leap since the original iPhone, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the new iPhone on Monday, complete with an all-new, thinner design, camera flash, front-facing camera, a second noise-canceling microphone …
Apple:
Apple Presents iPhone 4  —  All-New Design with FaceTime Video Calling, Retina Display, 5 Megapixel Camera & HD Video Recording  —  Thinnest Smartphone Ever  —  Apple® today presented the new iPhone® 4 featuring FaceTime, which makes the dream of video calling a reality …
Discussion: ZDNet, Network World and Erictric
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Netflix app headed for the iPhone  —  After two months of burning up the iPad, Netflix is ready to devour its latest platform: the iPhone.  Just like the iPad app — where it reigns as the number one downloaded entertainment app, Netflix will have you know — it's free …
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple Adds Bing To The iPhone (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
FaceTime video calling added to iPhone 4... and it's WiFi-only
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Apple Avoids iPhone-Like Trademark Battle Thanks To Cisco, FaceTime Deals
Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Steve Jobs live from WWDC 2010  —  11:55AM And that's all she wrote!  Thanks for reading, and thanks to Justin Glow, Dan Chilton, and the Blogsmith and Netops teams for keeping us afloat!  — 11:55AM “And all the rest of the family that just supports us in a thousand ways... awesome job.
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Gizmodo:
Watch the Steve Jobs Keynote Meltdown  —  WWDC keynotes are usually carefully orchestrated affairs.  This one?  Not so much.  You've read in our live blog how Steve Jobs had to bail on a demo because of network trouble.  Now you can watch how uncomfortable it all was.
Ryan Block / gdgt live:
Live WWDC 2010 keynote coverage  —  Manual updating, hit F5!  —  9:42AM - Louis Armstrong setting the mood while thousands of developers funnel in.  Just a little more than 15 minutes to go!  —  9:27AM - Alright, we're in!  This is actually the earliest I've ever seen Apple seat the press …
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Did Apple's iPhone 4 Just Kill the Flip?  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs just announced the highly anticipated fourth-generation iPhone at WWDC, and the device is bound to make some people at Cisco pretty nervous: The iPhone 4 features 720p HD video recording at 30fps, an LED flash that doubles …
Discussion: GigaOM, GottaBeMobile and TUAW
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Andrew Nusca / ZDNet:
Why Apple's new iPhone 4 is not a Flip mini camcorder killer  —  Is the high-definition video available on Apple's new iPhone 4 a Flip-killer?  —  Flip, the mini camcorder now made by Cisco, was first introduced in 2007, and since then it's completely taken the digital video market by storm.
Gizmodo:
iMovie for iPhone is Coming
Discussion: CNET News, App Advice and AppleInsider
Brad Stone / Bits:
Why Apple's iBook Numbers Are Meaningless  —  There was e-book news today at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference: Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, said that big publishers have told him that sales of e-books for the iPad now account for 22 percent of all e-books.
Discussion: Macworld, Allen Weiner and Electronista
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Paul Boutin / VentureBeat:
Jobs predicts iAds will steal 48% of mobile advertising market  —  Move over, AdMob and Millennial.  Apple CEO Steve Jobs presented a slide at this morning's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco that claims that 48% of spending on mobile advertising in the United States …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
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PR Newswire:
Apple to Debut iAds on July 1
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:   Apple: We Have iAd Commitments For 2010 Totaling Over $60 Million
Mathew Ingram / GigaOM:
Yahoo's New Features Are an Admission That Facebook Has Won the Social Race  —  Yahoo is doubling down on its bets on social networking, but is doing so by effectively outsourcing its social efforts to Facebook.  The web portal this week is launching enhanced Facebook integration …
Discussion: eWeek and ReadWriteWeb
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Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
HTC EVO 4G sets new sales records for Sprint  —  The EVO eclipsed the sales of the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct, Sprint's previous record holders, by a huge margin.  —  A Sprint press release this morning tried to quantify the amount of EVOs sold: … So, take the two previous record holders …
Felix Salmon:
How Sequoia forced Tony Hsieh to sell Zappos  —  I just found Tony Hsieh's astonishing book excerpt in Inc, entitled “Why I Sold Zappos”.  It makes for very sad reading.  Hsieh starts by explaining that he never wanted to sell to Amazon: … But then Amazon came calling again:
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