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5:00 PM ET, June 20, 2007

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Apple:
YouTube Live on Apple TV Today; Coming to iPhone on June 29  —  Best YouTube Experience on a Mobile Device  —  Apple® today announced that iPhone™ users will be able to enjoy YouTube's originally-created content on their iPhones when they begin shipping on June 29.
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Michael Gartenberg:
YouTube on Apple TV and surprise, the iPhone as well  —  Apple is rolling out YouTube for Apple TV as promised a few weeks ago but there's a little surprise in the press release, Apple's also adding YouTube support for the iPhone.  Video access is through an Apple app on the phone and like Apple TV the video will be in H.264 format.
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News.com:
iPhone to feature special YouTube player
Discussion: blackrimglasses.com
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Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:   Thank Google for Any Delays to Microsoft Vista Service Pack 1
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:   Details on Microsoft's antitrust search changes for Vista SP1
Dan Warne / APC:   Don't wait for Vista SP1, pleads Microsoft
BBC:
Blackberry ban for French elite  —  French government officials have been ordered not to use handheld Blackberry devices amid fears that foreigners could spy on them, reports say.  —  Workers in the French president's and prime minister's office have been told their e-mails risk falling into foreign hands, Le Monde newspaper reports.
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Peter Sayer / InfoWorld:
Update: Security risks prompt French BlackBerry ban
Jackson West / NewTeeVee:
Veoh To Launch 'VeohTV,' Take on Joost  —  Popular video sharing site and viewing application creator Veoh will be rolling out a new downloadable player, VeohTV, that promises to make viewing, browsing and searching for video from around the web as easy as navigating the on-screen menus from your cable provider.
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Darren Murph / Engadget:
Apple iPhone dock revealed: charges Bluetooth headset too?  —  Looks like the inclusion of a handy YouTube button isn't the only fresh news on the iPhone front this morning, as two strangely protective photos of the iPhone dock attempt to show off an accessory that could be dangling …
Anjali Athavaley / Wall Street Journal:
A Job Interview You Don't Have to Show Up For  —  Microsoft, Verizon, Others Use  —  Virtual Worlds to Recruit;  —  Dressing Avatars for Success  —  It's now possible to meet with recruiters without actually showing up for a job interview.  —  Some employers are experimenting with Second Life …
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Illinois to become latest state to give telecoms statewide video franchise  —  Illinois has become the latest state to give new entrants into the cable television market a statewide franchise.  Passed by the Illinois State Senate yesterday and sent to Gov. Rod Blagojevich for signature …
Discussion: Chicago Tribune and dslreports.com
Tech News at TechWhack:
Apple already working on cheaper variants of iPhone?  —  Apple already working on cheaper variants of iPhone?  —  Market sources are claiming that Apple has already started working on cheaper variants of their upcoming Apple iPhone mobile phone device.  —  American Technology Research analyst Shaw Wu …
Dan Sabbagh / Times of London:
News Corp explores swap of MySpace site for Yahoo! stake  —  News Corporation has discussed swapping MySpace, its internet social networking unit, with Yahoo! in return for a 25 per cent stake in the enlarged group.  —  The discussions remain tentative and could collapse after the departure …
Brian D Crecente / Kotaku:
PC: Spore Slip Sliding Away  —  The latest Game Informer reports that Spore has been "delayed indefinitely", but reached for comment today, Electronic Arts says that "Spore has slipped out of fiscal 08 and into fiscal 09".  Either way you cut it, it means that the game we've all been waiting …
Eric Rabe / Verizon:
One Millionth FiOS Customer Video  —  At NXTComm today Ivan introduced this Massapequa, NY family.  They are the one millionth connected FiOS customer since August, 2004.  My bold emphasis is here to ensure that readers don't glance at this and think that it's just a home passed of a potential customer.
Aftenposten:
Opera Software boss hangs on to control  —  The founder of one of Norway's most successful high-tech firms, Opera Software, reportedly hung on to his power over the firm by firing Opera's board of directors before they could fire him.  —  Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reported on Tuesday …
Long Zheng / istartedsomething:
Microsoft Research demonstrates laptop-compatible multi-touch displays.  Can touch this.  —  The word of 2007 is "multi-touch".  It's everywhere, from the iPhone to the Microsoft Surface.  We weren't happy with just one finger on the touch-sensitive screens, we wanted to put all 10 fingers …
Erick Schonfeld / The Next Net:
Blinkx's Project Trilby: AdSense For Video  —  Exclusive: Video search engine Blinkx is putting the final touches on a new advertising platform for Web video code-named Project Trilby.  When it launches next Monday it will be called blinkx AdHoc.  It will offer media companies and video sites …
USA Today:
iPhone mania nears fever pitch  —  LOS ANGELES — Christopher Parr won't go so far as to bring his sleeping bag to his local AT&T store to be first in line for Apple's coveted iPhone when it goes on sale next week.  —  But he will be there opening night to plunk down $599 for the combination iPod …
Eric Bangeman / Ars Technica:
Judge deals blow to RIAA, says students can respond to John Doe lawsuit  —  A federal judge in New Mexico has put the brakes on the RIAA's lawsuit train, at least in the US District Court for New Mexico.  The case in question is part of the RIAA's campaign against file-sharing on college campuses and names …
Chris Holland / Internet Brands Developer Blog:
iPhone: Apple's VoIP End-Game  —  When Steve Jobs first demoed the iPhone in January 2007, he made it clear that reaching someone by typing their phone number onto a keypad was no-longer acceptable, albeit tolerated.  Instead, he showed an Address Book interface that unifies the concept of a …
Direct2Dell:
More Systems Now Part of Vertical Line Issue  —  In April, I blogged about vertical lines appearing on some of Dell's notebook LCDs.  At that time, we found that a small number of 17" LCD displays shipped with Dell Inspiron 9200, 9300 and Dell XPS Gen 2 notebooks may develop …
Discussion: Engadget and TechSpot News
SecLists.Org Security Mailing List Archive:
Harry Potter 0day  —  From: go harry <goharrygo_at_linuxmail.org>  ; —  Voldemort killed Hermione.  Yes, that's true.  And we knew that 2 days ago.  —  This is the end of the not yet published (someone could call that 0day) book  —  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows .
Discussion: Inquirer, Gizmodo and The Register
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Jaiku/Twitter/Facebook/Kyte/ Plaxo = something happening you should pay attention to  —  I've really been bitten by the Facebook/Twitter/Kyte/Jaiku bug.  Stephanie Booth, everyone's favorite Swiss blogger, met me tonight at the Jaiku party (that's Jaiku's PR guy, Neil Vineberg holding the Jaiku poster) …
Discussion: Like It Matters
Richard Martin / InformationWeek:
Sprint Won't Abandon WiMax, Executive Reveals  —  The VP for global broadband strategy at Sprint Nextel confirms reports of a possible joint venture or spin-off of its WiMax unit.  —  Saying "we are not getting out of the business of WiMax by any means," Don Stroberg, VP for global broadband strategy …
 
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Nokia:
Nokia organizes for the converging marketplace
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