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3:30 PM ET, June 10, 2008

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AddyDugdale / Gizmodo:
AT&T Memo to Retail Managers Shows iPhone 3G Policy  —  We knew it wouldn't be long before someone from AT&T leaked a policy memo vis-a-vis the iPhone 3G's July 11 launch.  As well as all the mobile provider's pricing details from yesterday, the document contains a bit more info …
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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: IDG News Service and Macworld
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?
Discussion: Valleywag
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) …
Steve O'Hear / last100:   Finally, Apple takes enterprise seriously
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Does Apple's Steve Jobs Have Cancer Again?
Discussion: Coop's Corner
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
iPhone 3G Pricing and Activation Details: $30 Unlimited Data …
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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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 …
Discussion: Engadget HD
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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: 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?
Brian Prince / eWeek:
QuickTime Update Plugs More Holes  —  Latest update addresses five issues and follows the Spring 2008 update to plug 11 security holes.  —  Apple has released a new version of QuickTime to fix five security issues that could allow hackers to take control of a system via malicious movie or image files.
Discussion: CIOInsight
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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.
Discussion: Valleywag, Switched, Techdirt and Mashable!
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 …
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
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.
David Gussman / PC Magazine:
Canon Updates Rebel D-SLR  —  The Canon EOS Rebel XS replaces the Rebel XT, and includes a resolution bump and a live-view LCD.  —  Canon on Tuesday announced yet another addition to its entry-level D-SLR lineup, the EOS Rebel XS, which in combination with the EOS Rebel XSi (announced in January) …
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.
 
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Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
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 …
Discussion: DailyTech and Engadget
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life:
Some Thoughts on Joel Spolsky's Live Mesh Rant
John Oates / The Register:
Cyber-fraudsters strike gold at South African government
John Timmer / Ars Technica:
US ISPs agree to block access to child porn newsgroups
Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter:
Harry McCracken Joins the Federated Media Family
Discussion: The Social
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google Touts the Apps in the Cloud
Discussion: CNET News.com
BBC:
Card details stolen in web hack
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Sean Poulter / Daily Mail:
Spin dry: The washing machine that needs just one cup of water
Michael Masnick / Techdirt:
Metallica Still Doesn't Get It: Forces Early Reviews Of Latest Album Offline
Discussion: Listening Post
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
Sandisk:
SanDisk Acquires MusicGremlin
Brad Stone / Bits:
Is a New Digital Video Service Derailing Amazon.com?
Rick Merritt / EE Times:
The $199 iPhone: still a money maker
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
HP takes a swing at Apple's MacBook Air with new Voodoo Envy laptop