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4:30 PM ET, June 5, 2008

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Verizon:
Verizon Wireless To Acquire Alltel; Will Expand Nation's Most Reliable Wireless Network  —  Investor Relations +44 (0) 1635 664 447  —  BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Verizon Wireless has entered into an agreement with Alltel Corporation and Atlantis Holdings LLC …
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Saul Hansell / Bits:
Verizon-Alltel and the March of Oligopoly
Discussion: New York Times, DSLreports and Gearlog
Jeremy Horwitz / iLounge:
Is This the New iPhone's Touchscreen?  —  Apple almost never confirms its component suppliers, and for various reasons, the suppliers only rarely confirm that they're working with Apple.  That's the only major reason that we'd normally be skeptical about what's shown below …
Bloomberg:
Facebook settlement of code-theft suit may fold  —  CONNECTU CLAIMS IT HAS UNEARTHED ‘SMOKING-GUN’ COMPUTER EVIDENCE  —  Facebook, owner of the social-networking Web site valued last year at $15 billion, is struggling to enforce a settlement of a copyright lawsuit accusing founder Mark Zuckerberg of stealing computer code.
Discussion: All Facebook
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Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
ConnectU: We're not through with Zuckerberg  —  Scandal fans, rejoice—the crimson-hued nastiness between ConnectU and Facebook ain't over yet!  —  Court documents filed on Wednesday reveal that the founders of ConnectU, who claim that Facebook czar Mark Zuckerberg pilfered their business plan and code …
Vasanth Sridharan / Silicon Alley Insider:
ConnectU Twins: We Think There's New Evidence That Facebook's …
Discussion: Valleywag
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Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Gates rules out returning to Microsoft
Discussion: Epicenter
APC:
Up close with Dell's Eee PC killer … During a packed two day international media briefing at Dell's headquarters in Austin, Texas, the single product which attracted the most attention was the company's forthcoming mini-note.  —  We took the opportunity to very briefly get hands …
Philipp Lenssen / Google Blogoscoped:
Disney World in 3D in Google Earth  —  Frank Taylor of the Google Earth Blog has news that Disney World of Orlando, Florida, is now available in 3D in Google Earth.  To view this, enter disney world in the Google Earth search box - you might want to download the latest version …
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Brian Caulfield / Forbes:
Why Apple Could Kill The Nintendo DS  —  BURLINGAME, CALIF -  —  There's only one company on earth that has come back from behind to wrest a multibillion-dollar market away from Sony, beat back a grasping Microsoft and delight tens of millions of customers around the world in the process.
Patrick Frater / Variety:
U2 manager slams Internet providers  —  McGuinness likens ISPs to ‘shoplifters’  —  U2 manager Paul McGuinness launched a blistering attack on the world's Internet providers Wednesday, accusing them of strangling the music industry.  —  Speaking at the Music Matters confab in Hong Kong …
John Siracusa / Ars Technica:
WWDC 2008 keynote bingo  —  This edition of WWDC keynote bingo presented some challenges.  In the past, there's been more than enough rumor and unfounded hype to fill the board.  This year, the near certainty of the 3G iPhone combined with the absence of any remotely credible reports …
Caroline McCarthy / The Social:
Internet Week New York's party scene off to a testosterone-fueled start  —  Revelers at Thrillist's ‘Information Superparty’  —  NEW YORK—Predatory women of the Samantha Jones variety would've done well to hightail it to Brooklyn on Wednesday night.  Social news site Digg took …
Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
Heavy Laying Off About 20 Percent of Staff; Separating Ad Network Into Another Company  —  Heavy, the online video firm aimed at young male audiences, is laying off about 25 people out of a staff of 105, we have learned, and company co-CEO Simon Assaad has confirmed it to us.
Discussion: HipMojo.com and 901am
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Discussion: Outside the Lines and TechCrunch
Danny Allen / Today @ PC World:
Asus Provides Glimpse of Eee Monitor PC Design, Says More Eee Gear To Come  —  Computex: Asus has offered the first look at what its upcoming all-in-one desktop may look like, and shown an Eee family roadmap featuring previously unannounced products alongside the Eee Box B202 mini PC and 42-inch LCD Eee TV.
 
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Drew Olanoff / Download Squad:
VLC on the iPhone and iPod Touch? Yep
Peter Ha / CrunchGear:
T-Mobile officially announces Sidekick LX Tony Hawk Edition
Discussion: Gizmodo and Electronista
Brian Caulfield / Forbes:
The iPhone Stakeout: Part I
Scott Ferguson / eWeek:
IBM Developing Water Cooling for Chips
Discussion: Ars Technica
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Facebook Now Lets Users Vote on Ads
Apple:
Canon Print Driver 1.1
Discussion: PC World and Macsimum News
Jonathan M. Gitlin / Ars Technica:
RSIs on the rise, says report, but prevention is simple
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Should Social Networks Be Regulated?
 Earlier Items: 
Brian Krebs / Washington Post:
Cyber Incident Blamed for Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown
Matthew Fitzgerald / Crave:
Sleek 1080i HD camcorder unveiled by Sanyo
Josh Catone / ReadWriteWeb:
Yahoo! Pushes Search Results Customization to Users
Verizon:
The Best TV Gets Even Better …
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Yahoo Responds to Carl Icahn's Allegations
Verne Kopytoff / San Francisco Chronicle:
Google leases acreage at Moffett for complex
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Apple 2.0:
How to measure the 3G iPhone buzz
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily and I4U News
Jeff Atwood / Coding Horror:
Please Give Us Your Email Password
Discussion: Andy Beard