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June 9, 2012, 1:35 PM

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Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Apple to introduce TV SDK at WWDC  —  We have heard from a source that Apple will be introducing a TV SDK at WWDC next week.  This would enable third-party developers to create software for Apple's TV products.  BGR reported late last month that Apple has plans to demonstrate …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
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Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
Pinterest Just Hired A Big Name Lawyer From Google To Deal With One Of Its Biggest Threats  —  Today, Pinterest found an executive it hopes will be able to deal with an existential threat.  —  His name is Michael Yang.  —  Today is Yang's last day as deputy general counsel at Google.
Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
It's Not A Bursting Bubble.  It's a Correction And It Will Take Awhile.  —  After disappointing post-IPO performances from Facebook, Groupon and Zynga, there's been a clarion call from top investors like Union Square's Fred Wilson, Y Combinator's Paul Graham and Kleiner Perkins' Mary Meeker for everyone to simmer down with valuations.
Danny Sullivan / CNET:
Android updates embarrassing, but do users notice?  —  It was big news this week that most Android phones haven't yet been upgraded to the latest Android operating system.  Developers also seem to still prefer writing apps for Apple devices, despite Google's predictions.  That's sure embarrassing for Google.
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Business Week:
Can Phil Schiller Keep Apple Cool?  —  Steve Jobs always oversaw Apple's (AAPL) blockbuster product launches, but he was never a one-man show.  Phil Schiller, the company's longtime senior vice president of product marketing, often hammed it up onstage as the lower-brow counterweight to Apple's cool, polished chief executive officer.
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Flame espionage malware issues self-destruct command  —  The command removes all traces of the malware on a computer.  —  The Flame espionage malware that infected Iranian computers has initiated a self-destruct command that removes all traces of itself on infected machines that receive the instruction, researchers said.
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Porn, gambling, and malware: Bitcoin as the Net's Wild West  —  Porn, gambling, and malware: Bitcoin as the Net's Wild West  —  A year after the bubble popped, we check on the cryptocurrency's progress.  —  On June 8, 2011, the same day Ars Technica ran its first story about Bitcoin …
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Matt Brian / The Next Web:
ETSI finally publishes its 4FF nano-SIM standard, goes with unaltered Apple-proposed design  —  A week after it announced that it had chosen the final standard for the new 4FF nano-SIM standard, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has finally updated the documentation on its website …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Judge Posner Dumps Ridiculous Patent Fight Between Apple & Motorola As Contrary To The Public Interest  —  Judge Richard Posner is, perhaps, the most influential judge not on the Supreme Court.  Beyond writing a ton of books (and columns and articles and blog posts), his rulings often seem to carry extra weight.

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