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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.
Discussion: Macworld and IDG News Service
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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John Timmer / Ars Technica:
US ISPs agree to block access to child porn newsgroups  —  New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has reached an agreement with several major Internet service providers that will see them block subscriber access to newsgroups that distribute child pornography, and act to purge any images from them that are stored on their servers.
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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?
Apple:
About the security content of QuickTime 7.5  —  This document describes the security content of QuickTime 7.5, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.  —  For the protection of our customers, Apple does not disclose, discuss …
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Ryan Naraine / Zero Day:
Code execution flaws hit QuickTime again
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.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
HP takes a swing at Apple's MacBook Air with new Voodoo Envy laptop  —  Hewlett-Packard's VoodooPC division will launch a new Voodoo Envy 133 laptop computer for luxury consumers.  And the design looks like it will go head to head with Apple's MacBook Air.  —  Like the MacBook Air …
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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 …
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb:
Lingro: Possibly The Coolest Dictionary and Translation Service We've Ever Seen  —  Lingro is a fantastic collaborative dictionary and translation service that combines open dictionaries on the web with user contributions under a CreativeCommons license.  It's particularly useful for people reading …
Discussion: Creative Commons
James Kanter / New York Times:
E.U. Snubs Microsoft on Office Systems  —  BRUSSELS — Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes of the European Union delivered an unusually blunt snub to Microsoft on Tuesday by recommending that businesses and governments use software based on open standards.
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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Rick Merritt / EE Times:
The $199 iPhone: still a money maker