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June 10, 2013, 2:56 PM

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Apple:
Apple Special Event, June 10, 2013  —  Watch streaming video from the special event online or via Apple TV.  Live Streaming video requires Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X v10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later.  Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.
The Verge:
Live from Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote  —  Apple CEO Tim Cook takes the stage at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.  We're in our seats.  And at least one of us is sitting next to Walt Mossberg (it's Josh, that's me).
Brian Heater / Engadget:
Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall  —  Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows.
Dante D'Orazio / The Verge:
MacBook Air refreshed with Intel Haswell processors and all-day battery life, available today starting at $999  —  As rumored, Apple has announced a refresh for its MacBook Airs today at WWDC, its annual developers conference.  The new systems feature the same (near-perfect) …
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web:
Apple previews a completely new Mac Pro: 12 core Xeon CPU, PCIe flash storage, externally expandable … Today at its WWDC event in San Francisco Apple introduced a refresh of its Mac Pro line of desktop computers.  Long an all but forgotten portion of Apple's computing lineup, the machines were due for a remake.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Apple announces iOS 7, ‘biggest change’ since the introduction of the iPhone  —  Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone.
AppleInsider:
Maps, iBooks, iCloud Keychain coming to OS X Mavericks  —  With Mavericks, Apple's next major version of OS X, users will be able to access the company's Maps and iBooks platforms, as well as new cloud-synced passwords and logins.  —  With support for Maps, users will be able to search …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Apple announces 575m iTunes accounts, 900,000 apps available in the App Store, $10b paid to developers  —  At WWDC 2013 today, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company now hosts over 575 million accounts on its App Store, with more than 900,000 apps available to customers.
Casey Johnston / Ars Technica:
Exclusive: an early look at Intel's own phone UI, “Obsidian”  —  Obsidian's start-up sequence (video link)  —  Intel is planning its own UI overlay, codenamed “Obsidian,” that it will bring to the mobile operating system Tizen and possibly Android, eventually.

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Microsoft:
How StaffPad and Microsoft Surface are empowering creativity in music  —  By age 6, Garrett Weyenberg was composing full, intricate songs, sometimes scooting his entire body along the piano to play multiple octaves.
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Zoho:
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Worldpay:
What consumers have to say about Bitcoin, P2P, social spending and more  —  We asked 7000 digital consumers how they expect to pay for digital goods & services in the future.  The results are in.
Igloo:
Sharing project successes keeps McGough employees engaged in their Igloo intranet  —  An interview with Bri Frei, Marketing Coordinator at leading construction firm, McGough.
 

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