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5:15 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.
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Andy Beal / Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim:   Thank Google for Any Delays to Microsoft Vista Service Pack 1
Dan Warne / APC:   Don't wait for Vista SP1, pleads Microsoft
Ken Fisher / Ars Technica:   Details on Microsoft's antitrust search changes for Vista SP1
Gary Gentile / Associated Press:
Veoh TV offers software for online video  —  LOS ANGELES - Veoh Networks Inc., a site backed by media mogul Michael Eisner, hopes to radically change how people watch video online, offering software that not only finds and plays programs from anywhere on the Web but also offers the look and feel of traditional TV.
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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
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 …
Susan Crawford blog:
Moving Slowly in the Fast Lane  —  The Federal Communications Commission, our national communications regulatory body, is asking the wrong questions and heading in the wrong direction.  We need new leadership in this country that has the political muscle to implement radical change.
Discussion: Joho the Blog and Harold Jarche
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Stuart Elliott / New York Times:
Embracing Change, TV Networks Find Stronger Demand for Ads  —  WHO said you can't teach an old medium new tricks?  —  The willingness of the big broadcast television networks to embrace change — by making it easier to watch shows online and by adopting new types of ratings …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
 
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Dan Goodin / The Register:
YouTube 'riddled with 40-plus security vulnerabilities'
Mike Yamamoto / CNET News.com:
Bug the neighbors with an MP3 doorbell
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Google Press Release Analyzer
Paul Roberts / InfoWorld:
Enterprise 2.0: Think 'collaboration'
Ted Bridis / Associated Press:
DHS acknowledges own computer break-ins
Discussion: Slashdot
Chris Holland / Internet Brands Developer Blog:
iPhone: Apple's VoIP End-Game
Direct2Dell:
More Systems Now Part of Vertical Line Issue
Discussion: Engadget and TechSpot News
SecLists.Org Security Mailing List Archive:
Harry Potter 0day
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Gallery: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard build 9A466 (WWDC 2007)
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Jaiku/Twitter/Facebook/Kyte/ Plaxo = something happening you should pay attention to
Discussion: Like It Matters
Ethan Smith / Wall Street Journal:
Getty Is Primed To Acquire Pump
GamePolitics.com:
Pachter: Manhunt 2 Troubles Will Cost T2 Millions of $$$
Discussion: Joystiq and Ars Technica
Alex E / MyStoreSpace.com Company Blog:
MyStoreSpace launches at eBay Live!  (But My Google Shirt rains on the parade)
Richard Martin / InformationWeek:
Sprint Won't Abandon WiMax, Executive Reveals
Nick Farrell / Inquirer:
EMI has DRM free sales boom