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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 …
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:
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) …
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?
Rick Merritt / EE Times:
The $199 iPhone: still a money maker
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider:
Does Apple's Steve Jobs Have Cancer Again?
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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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.
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.
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.
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) …
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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Rafat Ali / paidContent.org:
XM Settles Suit With EMI on Portable Music Player; Major Labels Out Of The Way
PrimeNewswire:
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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
Betsy Schiffman / Epicenter:
Harry McCracken Joins the Federated Media Family
Clint Boulton / eWeek:
Google Touts the Apps in the Cloud
Discussion: CNET News.com
BBC:
Card details stolen in web hack
Sean Poulter / Daily Mail:
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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
Ben Worthen / Business Technology:
A Look at the Internet, Then and Now  —  Nearly 10 times …
Brad Stone / Bits:
Is a New Digital Video Service Derailing Amazon.com?
Nicholas Carr / The Atlantic Online:
Is Google Making Us Stupid?
Discussion: GMSV and Smalltalk Tidbits …
Fred / A VC:
Techmeme and “Blogging 2.0”  —  Man I hate the term “blogging 2.0”.
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
HP takes a swing at Apple's MacBook Air with new Voodoo Envy laptop