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3:00 PM ET, June 2, 2010

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Eric Savitz / Tech Trader Daily:
AT&T To Stop Offering All-You-Can-Eat Wireless Data Plans  —  AT&T (T) this morning said it is revamping its wireless data plans, eliminating its all-you-can-eat options.  —  The company will now offer a 200 MB $15-a-month entry plan, and a $25-a-month 2 GB plan.
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Chris Ziegler / Engadget:
AT&T makes sweeping changes to data plans, iPhone tethering coming at OS 4 launch  —  You might think that AT&T would hold off for a national HSPA+ deployment or a full-on LTE launch before tweaking its data pricing strategy, but not so much — the carrier is coming out swinging today …
Arn / MacRumors:
AT&T iPhone Customers Can Keep Unlimited Data Plan for Next iPhone  —  AT&T's announcement of their new capped data plans has generated a lot of discussion amongst current and future iPhone owners.  In short, AT&T eliminated their $30/month unlimited plan for new iPhone customers starting on June 7th.
Jeff Jarvis / The Faster Times:
AT&T's iPad Bait-and-Switch
AT&T:
AT&T Announces New Lower-Priced Wireless Data Plans to Make Mobile …
Larry Dignan / ZDNet:
Welcome to AT&T's tiered pricing world: Will Verizon follow?
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.
Alexia Tsotsis / The Snitch:
Does Steve Jobs' No Mean Yes In The Case of Apple TV?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Steve Jobs Both Smacks And Kisses AT&T
Arn / MacRumors:
Steve Jobs on Stolen Prototype iPhone: Not Going to Let It Slide.
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Apple's Steve Jobs: Google and Adobe picked fights with us
Ross Miller / Engadget:
Steve Jobs on TV: ‘no one wants to buy a box’
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Exclusive: Google Buys Invite Media  —  Google has indeed bought ad technology start-up Invite Media, I've confirmed with multiple sources.  —  As I wrote last month, Invite is a three-year-old “demand-side platform” designed to help buyers navigate high-volume display-advertising exchanges-like the one Google launched last year.
Boy Genius Report:
Verizon Wireless currently testing Apple iPads  —  According to a highly placed source of ours, Verizon Wireless is currently testing Apple iPad devices on their network.  We have been told that the model they are testing is a CDMA-compatible device, and while our source mentioned LTE in some capacity …
Omar / The Life and Times of AdMob:
AdMob's iPhone OS SDK Now Supports iPad Native Apps With New Ad Formats  —  Starting today, our iPad App SDK is available for all publishers to download and install in their applications.  We had strong interest from developers in the SDK while it was in beta and we're excited to make it generally available.
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Disney Puts Movie Tickets on a Facebook Site  —  LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Company has created what it believes is a first-of-its-kind application allowing Facebook users to buy tickets to “Toy Story 3” without leaving the social networking site and while, at the same time, prodding their friends to come along.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Sonic Solutions To Acquire DivX In $323 Million Deal  —  Sonic Solutions and DivX, both listed on Nasdaq, this morning announced that they are to become one.  Under the terms of the agreement, Sonic would acquire all the outstanding shares of DivX and merge DivX operations into those of Sonic.
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Dan Rayburn / The Business Of Online Video:
Sonic Solutions To Acquire DivX: Their Success Or Failure Decided By The Studios
Discussion: Mashable! and DailyFinance, Thanks:danrayburn
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.
Ina Fried / CNET News:
Comcast not looking to sell any of NBC's parts  —  RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif.—Comcast COO Steve Burke said on Wednesday that Comcast isn't looking to get rid of NBC Universal's movie studios or theme parks, saying that all of its parts are part of a good media company.
Cade Metz / The Register:
Steve Jobs beheads iPad apps for acting like desktops  —  ‘Off with their widgets!’  —  The Apple App Store police are now rejecting iPhone and iPad applications for behaving like “widgets” and “creating their own desktops,” according to one developer who's busy eating his previous claims that Apple isn't evil.
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
Hulu headed to a Xbox 360 dashboard near you?  —  From its humble origins as a chunky black box of PC parts, the Xbox has grown into a strapping young adult — attracting a social circle including Netflix, Facebook and Twitter.  Now, rumor has it that the Xbox 360's preening for a date with Hulu, too.
Liz Gannes / GigaOM:
The Real “Open Like”: New Link-sharing Protocol Gets Big Names on Board  —  Facebook has set out a clear path to make the web social, and is extremely well-positioned to make that happen.  But it's not all bad news for competitors, even small startups — because the prospect of competing …
 
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Om Malik / GigaOM:
How a Startup Wants to Change Higher Education — What You Need to Kno!
Discussion: Kno Blog and D8 Conference
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Facebook Sees Fourfold Jump in Number of Advertisers Since 2009
Discussion: All Facebook, Thanks:atul
Jacqui Cheng / Ars Technica:
Publishers want universal e-books; won't cooperate to get them
Discussion: TeleRead
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Wikinvest Introduces A Portfolio Tracker Linked To All Your Brokerage Accounts
Discussion: VentureBeat and Bits
Electronista:
Texas investigating Apple, publishers over e-book pricing
Matt Burns / CrunchGear:
The Kindle will soon be available at Target locations nationwide
Discussion: TechFlash, ZDNet, Engadget and Gearlog
Vladislav Savov / Engadget:
Motorola Flipout official: Android 2.1 and enhanced Motoblur coming …
 Earlier Items: 
Sean Hollister / Engadget:
SanDisk works it harder, unveils G4 and P4 solid state drives
Discussion: SanDisk and OCZ Technology
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
FetchBack Fetches $40 Million From GSI Commerce
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
AMD shows off its first Fusion hybrid graphics-microprocessor chips
Adam Smith / Xobni Blog:
Xobni Has a New CTO and Change in My Role
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Next-Generation iPhone Battery Joins List of Surfacing Parts
Discussion: internetnews.com and Fone Arena
Brandon LeBlanc / The Windows Blog:
Windows and Security: Setting the Record Straight