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Don Reisinger / The Digital Home:
Apple may have killed the BlackBerry  —  During the first hour of Steve Jobs' keynote at WWDC, I was wondering why I was wasting my afternoon listening to his stooges drone on about software.  But then, in a moment of pure triumph, Steve walked onto the stage and unveiled the new 3G iPhone.
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home:
Apple may soon be free from AT&T  —  While everyone else was calling the iPhone the greatest device of all time and putting Steve Jobs on that pedestal he enjoys so much yesterday, AT&T quietly told its investors that the revenue sharing deal it had with Apple for the past year has ended.
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Inside the 3G iPhone Money Machine  —  A lot has been written about the new 3G iPhone, its price and its impact.  Now it's time to shift attention to the most important question about this device: How much money will it make for Apple and its carrier partners?
Om Malik / GigaOM:
AT&T Mobility Chief: New 3G iPhone Is a Game-changer  —  After months of rumor-driven frenzy, the much talked about 3G iPhone from Apple finally became a reality, promising yet another revolution in the mobile Internet experience.  Offering a combination of great user interface with (slow) …
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Does Apple's Steve Jobs Have Cancer Again?*
Steve O'Hear / last100:   Finally, Apple takes enterprise seriously
Business Wire:
Disney.com Breaks New Ground Streaming Full-Length Movies Online for the First Time Ever  —  ‘Wonderful World of Disney’ Films Will Hit the Web Following ABC Television Presentation  —  NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Disney.com announced today that for the first time ever the site …
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Dawn Chmielewski / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Disney puts movies online for free  —  “The Wonderful World of Disney,” the venerable prime-time TV show originally hosted by Walt Disney himself, is getting its geek on.  —  For the first time, Disney.com plans to stream full-length movies online.  The films will air on TV …
Discussion: Mashable! and WebProNews
Chris Foresman / Infinite Loop:
Amid iPhone din, Apple previews Snow Leopard Server  —  In addition to publicly sharing a few details about the next major release of Mac OS X, called Snow Leopard, Apple has also posted a preview of Snow Leopard Server as well.  —  The server version of Snow Leopard will, of course …
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John Markoff / Bits:
Apple in Parallel: Turning the PC World Upside Down?
Arn / MacRumors:
Apple Seeds Safari 4 to Developers
Discussion: Infinite Loop
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Do You Trust Google to Resist Data Mining Across Services?  —  Google's breadth of services is truly awesome and the amount of information the company touches concerning our lives and world can sometimes feel downright frightening.  While almost no one takes the old phrase “Don't Be Evil” …
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Ross Mayfield / Socialtext blog:   Socialtext Unveils SocialCalc, the First Social Spreadsheet
USA Today:
Judge orders teens to post apology on YouTube  —  VIERA, Fla. — A judge here is using YouTube to punish two boys who used the video-sharing website for a prank that ended with battery and criminal mischief charges against them.  —  The prank, known as “fire in the hole,” has become common in the past year.
Crave at CNET UK:
O2 3G iPhone: Apple cracks down on unlocking  —  According to our sources at O2, Brits who want to buy a 3G iPhone are going to have to sign up to a contract before they can get their hands on one, wherever they buy it.  This is seriously bad news for people eager to unlock their new iPhone …
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MacNN:
O2 confirms free iPhone 3Gs as part of plans
Discussion: Infinite Loop and The iPhone Blog
Aoife White / Associated Press:
EU pushes open-source standard as ‘smart business’  —  BRUSSELS, Belgium - The EU's top antitrust official called Tuesday on member governments to use open-source software, an apparent jab at Microsoft Corp.'s proprietary technology.  —  “No citizen or company should be forced or encouraged …
Discussion: OStatic blogs
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James Kanter / New York Times:
E.U. Snubs Microsoft on Office Systems
InfoWorld:
Symantec merges storage management with Xen virtualization  —  Symantec is updating its line of backup products and releasing a virtualization package combining the vendor's own storage management software with Citrix's Xen hypervisor.  —  Symantec's Veritas Virtual Infrastructure integrates …
Discussion: eWeek, The Register and Computerworld
Jiajun Zhu / Google LatLong:
Street View turns 1, keeps on growing  —  To celebrate Street View's one year birthday, I am very happy to announce we are bringing Street View to 37 (you heard me - 37!) new areas and we have expanded coverage in 15 of our existing areas.  All in all, this effectively doubles our coverage.
Associated Press:
France blocks online child porn, terrorism, racism  —  PARIS - France is joining at least five other countries where Internet service providers block access to child pornography and to content linked to terrorism and racial hatred, the French interior minister said Tuesday.
Ionut Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Google Docs to Add PDF Storage  —  After allowing people to collaborate on documents, spreadsheets and presentations, Google Docs will support a new file type: PDF.  Judging from Google's code, PDFs will have a distinct section and won't be imported as Google Docs documents.
Roger Friedman / Fox News:
Coldplay, Beatles Lose Leader  —  Coldplay, Beatles Lose Leader  —  By the time you read this column, Lee Trink, the popular and affable president of Capitol Records, will be telling his troops his last day is June 30.  —  Sources tell me Trink's resignation will be followed in short order …
 
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XM Settles Suit With EMI on Portable Music Player; Major Labels Out Of The Way
PrimeNewswire:
Northrop Grumman-Led Team Awarded Contract to Develop Electronic …
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Some Thoughts on Joel Spolsky's Live Mesh Rant
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Canon Updates Rebel D-SLR
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Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter:
Harry McCracken Joins the Federated Media Family
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Lingro: Possibly The Coolest Dictionary and Translation Service We've Ever Seen
Discussion: Creative Commons
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google Touts the Apps in the Cloud
Discussion: CNET News.com
Robin Goad / Hitwise Intelligence:
Blog traffic reaches all time high
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch Blog:
Google Continues to Dominate US, UK Searches in May 2008
Brad Stone / Bits:
Is a New Digital Video Service Derailing Amazon.com?