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1:40 AM ET, June 2, 2010

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Peter Kafka / D8 Conference:
D8 Video: Steve Jobs on Flash, Adobe and Other Technology Apple Doesn't Use Anymore  —  Steve Jobs insists that he isn't out to crush Adobe (ADBE).  But at the opening session of the D8 conference, the Apple CEO (AAPL) explained at length why he's done with Adobe's Flash …
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Steve Jobs live from D8  —  7:16PM Steve: Well let first say we have two platforms we support.  One is open and uncontrolled — that's HTML5.  We support HTML5.  We have the best support for it of anyone in the world.  We then support a curated platform which is the app store.
AppleInsider:
Steve Jobs talks lost prototype iPhone, Adobe Flash at All Things D  —  Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs took the stage at D8 Tuesday evening, and discussed his company's opposition to Adobe Flash on the iPhone OS, as well as the prototype fourth-generation iPhone that was left behind at a bar.
Daniel Farber / CBS News:
Steve Jobs explains his world at All Things D  —  In a on-stage interview, Apple CEO and Silicon Valley legend-in-his-own-time Steve Jobs shared his views with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference (D8).
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Apple's Steve Jobs: Google and Adobe picked fights with us  —  Apple chief executive Steve Jobs was questioned on-stage tonight at the D8 conference by reporters Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher.  It's one of Jobs' few public appearances where he doesn't completely control the format …
Zee / The Next Web:
Steve Jobs: The iPad Concept Came BEFORE the iPhone  —  Steve Jobs is releasing heaps of interesting information during his talk at the D8 conference.  This time round it's regarding the development timeline of the iPad and iPhone.  —  Contrary to what many had believed, Jobs says the iPad as a concept came before the iPhone.
Arn / MacRumors:
Steve Jobs on Stolen Prototype iPhone: Not Going to Let It Slide.  —  During tonight's All Things D Interview, Steve Jobs indicated that he was not going to let the stolen/lost iPhone prototype incident “slide”: … In April, Gizmodo purchased an iPhone prototype and posted several news stories about the device.
Discussion: Engadget, DailyTech and TiPb
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Steve Jobs on TV: ‘no one wants to buy a box’  —  Well isn't that a breath of fresh air.  With no apologies given to its long-standing policy, Apple CEO Steve Jobs provided a pretty honest and thorough assessment of what's wrong with the TV set-top box market.
Discussion: MacRumors
AppleInsider:
Jobs: There ‘might be’ an advantage to a multi-carrier US iPhone  —  Steve Jobs admitted Tuesday that there “might be” an advantage to having more than one carrier for the iPhone in the U.S., but stopped short of suggesting that such a move could happen anytime soon.
Peter Kafka / D8 Conference:   Steve Jobs: I Can Help Save the Media Business, If They'll Wise …
Arn / MacRumors:
Flurry Blamed for Change in iPhone SDK Analytics Terms of Service
Discussion: Engadget
Nielsen Wire:
The State of Mobile Apps  —  “There's an app for that” is Apple's catch phrase to promote the literally thousands of applications that can be downloaded to an iPhone.  Whether you want to check the weather or traffic, bide time playing a game, or study a new language, there is likely a free or paid application that you can access.
Brandon LeBlanc / The Windows Blog:
Windows and Security: Setting the Record Straight  —  There's been some coverage overnight about the security of Windows and whether or not one particular company is reducing its use of Windows.  We thought this was a good opportunity to set the record straight.  —  There is some irony here that is hard to overlook.
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Jason Perlow / ZDNet:
Google dumps Windows. But can the rest of us?
Dan Morrill / Android Developers Blog:
On Android Compatibility  —  At Google I/O 2010, we announced that there are over 60 Android models now, selling 100,000 units a day.  When I wear my open-source hat, this is exciting: every day the equivalent of the entire population of my old home city starts using open-source software, possibly for the first time.
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Ryan King / The Twitter Engineering Blog:
Announcing Snowflake  —  A while back to we announced on our API developers list that we would change the way we generate unique ID numbers for tweets.  While we're not quite ready to make this change, we've been hard at work on Snowflake which is the internal service to generate these ids.
Discussion: SocialTimes.com and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
Dan Frommer / Silicon Alley Insider:
Delicious Founder Joshua Schachter Already Leaving Google (GOOG, YHOO)  —  Delicious founder Joshua Schachter is leaving Google less than 1.5 years after he joined the company.  —  “Today is my last day at google. sad about leaving but excited about the future,” he just tweeted.
Darren Murph / Engadget:
Exclusive: LG UX10 tablet preview at Computex  —  Microsoft isn't kidding around about showing Apple it's serious in regard to competing in the tablet space, and while most of the devices surrounding its Computex booth were locked down tight, we were able to spend a few exclusive minutes …
Brad Stone / Bits:
The iPad Pulse Reader Scales the Charts  —  Much has been made of the opportunity presented by Apple's iPad to big media companies.  But surprisingly, it is a $3.99 application created by two Stanford graduate students that is now the top paid application in the entire iPad section of the App Store.
Danny Sullivan / Daggle:
How The Mainstream Media Stole Our News Story Without Credit  —  On Friday, I broke a tasty story about a woman suing Google, claiming bad directions caused her to get hit by a vehicle.  Today, I discover our story is everywhere, often with no attribution.  Come along and watch …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Antivirus Firm Warns of New Mac OS X Spyware Application  —  Antivirus company Intego today announced that it has discovered a new spyware application capable of infecting computers running Mac OS X. The spyware, known as “OSX/OpinionSpy”, is downloaded and installed on users' computers via …
Christina Warren / Mashable!:
Facebook “Like” Buttons Breaking Down Across the Web  —  Is your website experiencing problems with Facebook's Like buttons?  Don't worry, it's not just you and Facebook is working on a solution.  —  The problem that seems to be impacting potentially thousands of sites is that clicking …
Adam Smith / Xobni Blog:
Xobni Has a New CTO and Change in My Role  —  Four years ago, Xobni was still an idea, and I was 21 years old.  The company and I have come a long way since the early days in my dorm room at MIT.  Now Xobni has been downloaded over five million times, the company has raised over $30M …
Discussion: GigaOM
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Next-Generation iPhone Battery Joins List of Surfacing Parts  —  Parts for the next-generation iPhone continue to surface as the device's expected introduction at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next week approaches.  The latest part to make an appearance on Taiwanese site Apple.pro …
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Twitter Ad Changes: Who's Affected, Who's Not  —  In-stream Twitter ads are here to say, or so says Jan Schulz-Hofen, CEO of Magpie, a Twitter ad network that was among many seemingly under fire from Twitter, Inc. last week after the company announced changes to its terms of service.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Paid iPhone Applications Tend To Top Rankings Longer Than Free Apps  —  App store analytics startup Distimo just released its May report, and zoomed in on the average number of days applications across various categories maintain their top rankings in Apple's App Store.
Discussion: App Advice
 
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Crowley, Founder Collective And IA Ventures Put $2.5M In Realtime …
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Alan D. Mutter / Reflections of a Newsosaur:
Yahoo signals major challenge to newspapers
Discussion: Screenwerk and Silicon Alley Insider, Thanks:atul
AndroidGuys:
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Eric Schmidt And Founder Collective Giiv Mobile-Gifting Startup $3.35 Million
Discussion: Digits, VatorNews, mocoNews, GigaOM and Pulse2
Steve Rosenbaum / Silicon Alley Insider:
Google's Video Universe Is Massive (GOOG)
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Borders To Sell Up To 10 E-Readers In Stores; Adds $120 Libre
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Apple Pulls the Plug on Lala, Replaces It With...Nada