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6:25 PM ET, June 7, 2010

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Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo:
iPhone 4: The Definitive Guide  —  We already showed you the new iPhone from every angle, inside and out.  Today, Steve Jobs re-revealed it, telling us about the remaining details.  Here's the exhaustive guide to all the features of the new iPhone 4.  [Updating live]  —  Hardware technical features
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
iPhone 4 first hands-on! (update: FaceTime video demo)  —  We've just gotten some face time (ha ha!) with the new iPhone 4, and let's just say this: it's incredibly sexy.  We'll hand it to Apple, the phone is so thin it's kind of mind-boggling.  The 3GS by comparison looks bloated.
Paul Miller / Engadget:
iPhone 4 announced, launching June 24 for $199 with new FaceTime video chat  —  Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 4 after a couple wild, unprecedented months of leaks.  Sure, it looks exactly like we expected it to (Steve compares it to an old Leica camera), with a glass front and back, but it's what's on the inside that counts, kids.
AppleInsider:
Apple unveils iPhone 4 with 326ppi display, A4 chip, gyroscope  —  Calling it the biggest leap since the original iPhone, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs introduced the new iPhone on Monday, complete with an all-new, thinner design, camera flash, front-facing camera, a second noise-canceling microphone …
Apple:
Apple Presents iPhone 4  —  All-New Design with FaceTime Video Calling, Retina Display, 5 Megapixel Camera & HD Video Recording  —  Thinnest Smartphone Ever  —  Apple® today presented the new iPhone® 4 featuring FaceTime, which makes the dream of video calling a reality …
John Biggs / MobileCrunch:
iPhone OS 4.0 - now iOS - is here  —  The second biggest news out of San Fran today?  The announcement of iPhone OS 4.0, Apple's biggest improvement to the iPhone OS since, well, 3.0.  This new version includes multi-tasking (although backgrounding would be the proper term), app folders …
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo:
Why Is AT&T Suddenly So Generous?  —  AT&T's upgrade offer for iPhone 4 is “generous,” as Steve Jobs put it.  Any iPhone owner eligible for an upgrade any time this year can upgrade immediately—up to six months early.  But maybe you shouldn't.  —  You're probably familiar with the standard contract-subsidized phone.
Discussion: PR Newswire, mocoNews and Phones Review
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Netflix app headed for the iPhone  —  After two months of burning up the iPad, Netflix is ready to devour its latest platform: the iPhone.  Just like the iPad app — where it reigns as the number one downloaded entertainment app, Netflix will have you know — it's free …
Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple Posts iPhone 4 Feature Video  —  Apple has now posted its feature video for the iPhone 4, entitled “This changes everything.  Again.”  The video was shown at the conclusion of Steve Jobs' WWDC keynote presentation today.  —  The video is similar in theme to one shown at the end …
Jay Yarow / Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple Adds Bing To The iPhone (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG)
Discussion: MediaMemo and Search Engine Land
Nilay Patel / Engadget:
FaceTime video calling added to iPhone 4... and it's WiFi-only
Discussion: PC World and VentureBeat
Gizmodo:
Watch the Apple Keynote's Network Meltdown  —  WWDC keynotes are usually carefully orchestrated affairs.  This one?  Not so much.  You've read in our live blog how Steve Jobs had to bail on a demo because of network trouble.  Now you can watch how uncomfortable it all was.
Discussion: blogs.ft.com and eWeek
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Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
Steve Jobs live from WWDC 2010  —  11:55AM And that's all she wrote!  Thanks for reading, and thanks to Justin Glow, Dan Chilton, and the Blogsmith and Netops teams for keeping us afloat!  — 11:55AM “And all the rest of the family that just supports us in a thousand ways... awesome job.
Ryan Block / gdgt live:
Live WWDC 2010 keynote coverage  —  Manual updating, hit F5!  —  9:42AM - Louis Armstrong setting the mood while thousands of developers funnel in.  Just a little more than 15 minutes to go!  —  9:27AM - Alright, we're in!  This is actually the earliest I've ever seen Apple seat the press …
Ben Patterson / Yahoo! News:
Verizon iPhone, $99 Apple TV and other no-shows
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
Did Apple's iPhone 4 Just Kill the Flip?  —  Apple CEO Steve Jobs just announced the highly anticipated fourth-generation iPhone at WWDC, and the device is bound to make some people at Cisco pretty nervous: The iPhone 4 features 720p HD video recording at 30fps, an LED flash that doubles …
Discussion: GigaOM and jkOnTheRun
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Andrew Nusca / ZDNet:   Why Apple's new iPhone 4 is not a Flip mini camcorder killer
Gizmodo:
iMovie for iPhone is Coming
Discussion: CNET News, App Advice and AppleInsider
Brad Stone / Bits:
Why Apple's iBook Numbers Are Meaningless  —  There was e-book news today at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference: Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, said that big publishers have told him that sales of e-books for the iPad now account for 22 percent of all e-books.
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Paul Boutin / VentureBeat:
Jobs predicts iAds will steal 48% of mobile advertising market  —  Move over, AdMob and Millennial.  Apple CEO Steve Jobs presented a slide at this morning's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco that claims that 48% of spending on mobile advertising in the United States …
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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
AdMob CEO Omar Hamoui On The FTC, Competing With Apple, And …
Discussion: mocoNews
Seth Weintraub / Fortune:
HTC EVO 4G sets new sales records for Sprint  —  The EVO eclipsed the sales of the Palm Pre and Samsung Instinct, Sprint's previous record holders, by a huge margin.  —  A Sprint press release this morning tried to quantify the amount of EVOs sold: … So, take the two previous record holders …
Felix Salmon:
How Sequoia forced Tony Hsieh to sell Zappos  —  I just found Tony Hsieh's astonishing book excerpt in Inc, entitled “Why I Sold Zappos”.  It makes for very sad reading.  Hsieh starts by explaining that he never wanted to sell to Amazon: … But then Amazon came calling again:
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Tony Hseih / Inc.com:
Why I Sold Zappos  —  The first time Amazon.com tried to buy Zappos …
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