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10:50 PM ET, June 21, 2007

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USA Today:
AT&T girds for iPhone launch on June 29  —  For consumers eager to get their hands on an Apple iPhone, here's the good news: It will be available in all 1,800 AT&T phone stores at 6 p.m. sharp on June 29.  —  The bad news?  "We fully expect one or more of our stores to run out of stock …
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Jeremy Horwitz / iLounge:
AT&T denies 6/29 rate plan claim, will announce earlier  —  According to AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel, a report today that AT&T will wait until the day of iPhone's launch to disclose rate plans for the device is inaccurate.  "We will disclose before the 29th," said Siegel …
AppleInsider:
AT&T exec: iPhone data plans to be announced June 29th [Updated]
Discussion: CrunchGear
Brendan Sinclair / GameSpot:
Take-Two shelves Manhunt 2  —  Plans to release game "temporarily suspended" while publisher continues exploring options.  —  In the wake of international bans and an Adults Only rating in the US, Manhunt 2 won't make its July 10 release date, Take-Two Interactive has confirmed.
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Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle:
NEW ASK.COM COMMERCIAL: KATO  —  Just saw Ask.com's new commercial during Robot Chicken, and it's way better than the "Chicks With Swords" spot, if only because it didn't come off as misogynistic:  —  Got, I almost forgot about old Kato.  What the hell is he up to?
Discussion: TechCrunch and Valleywag
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Agence France Presse:
'Blog', 'cookie', 'wiki' top list of hated Internet words: poll  —  LONDON (AFP) - "Blog", "netiquette", "cookie" and "wiki" have been voted among the most irritating words spawned by the Internet, according to the results of a poll published Thursday.  — EU body to expand Web search probe, write to Google
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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
The ten most hated words on the Internet
Discussion: Reuters, Snipperoo and digg
Graham Holliday / Press Gazette:
BBC reporter tours Turkey in social media experiment  —  The BBC has dispatched reporter Ben Hammersley to spend two weeks using new social media web tools to cover the run-up to the July general election.  —  He will visit four cities and report for BBC World, World Service radio, News 24 and BBC News online.
Xenon / Surfin' Safari:
Yet another one more thing... a new Web Inspector!  —  As some of you saw last week at WWDC, we have a brand new version of the Web Inspector.  We know that a lot people have found the current Web Inspector useful, and we have gotten a lot of feedback and sugestions about how to make it even better.
Discussion: Ars Technica, MacUser, Ajaxian and digg
Computerworld:
House panel blasts DHS CIO for security failures  —  The subcommittee also questions Scott Charbo's ability to handle his job  —  Jaikumar Vijayan Today's Top Stories or Other Security Stories  —  A House subcommittee investigating cybersecurity vulnerabilities at the U.S. Department …
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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:   Congress grills DHS CIO over repeated security breaches
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
News Aggregation Site Daylife Gets $8.3 Million Second Round  —  Daylife, the much-hyped online news aggregation site which launched for public consumption in January but hasn't gained much traction as of yet, has raised $8 million in second round of funding, according to SEC filings, picked up by PEHub.
Discussion: HipMojo.com
Anne Broache / CNET News.com:
Internet radio to go silent on June 26?  —  If you depend on the sounds of Internet radio to get you through your workday, don't be surprised if your headphones pipe out little more than dead air next Tuesday.  —  In protest of the elevated royalty fees Webcasters are poised to begin owing …
Mark Frauenfelder / Boing Boing:
Discussion: Global Nerdy and Consumerist
Miguel de Icaza:
Implementing Silverlight in 21 Days  —  The past 21 days have been some of the most intense hacking days that I have ever had and the same goes for my team that worked 12 to 16 hours per day every single day —including weekends— to implement Silverlight for Linux in record time.  We call this effort Moonlight.
Yi-Wyn Yen / The Startup Game:
How a six-month-old startup got bought by Google  —  Three months ago, I met the two startup founders of Zenter, Wayne Crosby and Robby Walker, and blogged about how they wanted their online version of PowerPoint to get bought by Google.  I listen to a lot of young entrepreneurs who desperately …
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine:
Proposed Amendment Would Ban All DVD Copying  —  The proposed amendment was made public in a letter sent by Michael Malcolm, the chief executive of Kaleidescape, a DVD jukebox company which successfully defeated a suit by the DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA) this past March.
Skrentablog:
Are network effects getting weaker?  —  "This place is dead anyway."  —  I was thinking about how fast Facebook has replaced Linkedin for my valley connections.  In a period of about 2 months, it seems like most of my contacts have all deserted linkedin and moved to facebook.
Discussion: SMC and A VC
 
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Ben Popken / Consumerist:
Videos: Man Teaches Apple To Not Repair His Macbook By Smashing It With Sledgehammer
Discussion: Gizmodo and digg
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Micorosft Surface Parody Video
Tom Foremski / Silicon Valley Watcher:
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Arn / MacRumors:
New iPhone Television Ad: Youtube [Official Video]
Discussion: CrunchGear, Apple Gazette and digg
Ben Kuchera / Ars Technica:
Intel demos anticheating tech for online gaming
Discussion: CNET News.com
Andrew Donoghue / CNET News.com:
Google boss shows off iPhone
The Boy Genius Report:
HTC's new roadmap: Iris, Vogue, Kaiser, Nike, Volans, Polaris, and more!
Discussion: jkOnTheRun, Gizmodo and Engadget
Frank Davies / Mercury News:
Google staffs up in nation's capital
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Lori Rosen / Ziff Davis Media:
Ziff Davis Enters into Definitive Agreement to Sell Enterprise Group
Josh Catone / Read/WriteWeb:
Finding the Perfect Shot: 5 Stock Photo Search Engines Reviewed
Discussion: TechCrunch
Peter Kaplan / Reuters:
FCC official backs open-access for wireless auction
Paul Thurrott / SuperSite for Windows:
Instant Search Changes to Windows Vista Service Pack 1
Discussion: InsideMicrosoft
Valleywag:
Talking Points: Three defenses for iPhone hype
Forbes:
EU says Apple has responded to iTunes deadline; EU 'studying it carefully'