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11:00 AM ET, June 30, 2010

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Boy Genius Report:
Leaked: Apple's internal iPhone 4 antenna troubleshooting procedures  —  The antenna issues plaguing the iPhone 4 have infuriated many iPhone users (and rightfully so), but have you ever wondered how Apple is training its employees to deal with the fiasco?  Well thanks to one of our Apple connects …
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Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Apple hiring iPhone antenna engineers for some reason  —  Three Apple job postings for iPhone / iPad antenna engineers to “Define and implement antenna system architecture to optimize the radiation performance for wireless portable devices.”  All three were posted on June 23rd …
Richard Gaywood / fscked.co.uk:
More on the iPhone 4 signal issue  —  Previously, I did some simple testing of reception strength on my iPhone 4 and concluded that I couldn't see any problems.  I've now done some more thorough testing, however, and have reason to think I was wrong.  Warning: this is very long and nerdy.
Arn / MacRumors:
Detailed Analysis of iPhone 4 Signal Strength Dropoff  —  Anandtech has managed to provide a detailed analysis of the iPhone 4's potential antenna signal issue.  Their analysis may shed some light on people's experiences with the iPhone 4 and the drop-off in signal when the device is being held in hand.
Amy Thomson / Bloomberg:
Verizon Wireless Said to Start Offering IPhone in January  —  Verizon Wireless, the largest U.S. mobile-phone company, will start selling Apple Inc.'s iPhone next year, ending AT&T Inc.'s exclusive hold on the smartphone in the U.S., two people familiar with the plans said.
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Sam Diaz / ZDNet:
Five new questions that stem from Bloomberg's Verizon-iPhone report
Discussion: Electronista and 901am
foursquare:
We're just getting started...  Hey all -  —  It's been quite the year for foursquare.  Last year at this time, Naveen and I - tired of working around my kitchen table - borrowed a desk from our friends at Curbed.com and Hard Candy Shell.  Two months later we brought on our first hire …
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Ben Horowitz / ben's blog:
Why Andreessen Horowitz Invested in Foursquare … Today we are extremely excited to announce that we are investing in Foursquare, a service that mixes social, locative, and gaming elements to encourage people to explore cities in which they live.  —  Here are the three reasons we invested.
Fred / A VC:
Some Thoughts On Foursquare  —  Our portfolio company Foursquare closed …
Kuan Yong / YouTube API Blog:
Flash and the HTML5 tag  —  There's been a lot of discussion lately about whether or not the HTML5 <video> tag is going to replace Flash Player for video distribution on the web.  We've been excited about the HTML5 effort and <video> tag for quite a while now, and most YouTube videos can now be played via our HTML5 player.
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Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
YouTube: Why the Flash era isn't over
Discussion: Digital Daily
Jason Kilar / Hulu Blog:
Introducing Hulu Plus: More wherever.  More whenever.  Than ever.  —  Everyone on the Hulu team shares three things in common.  I'll cover two of those immediately.  We'll get to the last one at the end of this post.  —  First, we are proud to say that we love TV shows.
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Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar: We're No Cable Killer! We Swear!
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report:
Verizon to launch LTE network on November 15th, handsets on Black Friday  —  This information comes from a new tipster, but we have very good reason to believe that Verizon will begin rolling out its LTE network in 25 markets starting on November 15th.  While 25 markets might not sound like a lot …
John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
4  —  The first thing you notice is that the iPhone 4 feels smaller in hand — the decrease in width, even more so than thickness, is quite noticeable.  It feels tight.  —  Then you turn it on, and you see the screen.  —  Apple seems very confident about the precise size and dimensions …
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Sam Diaz / ZDNet:
Meet Cisco Cius: Android tablet for workers, students.  Watch out, iPad?  —  It's not quite an iPad - or better yet, the iPad isn't quite this.  —  Cisco CEO John Chambers today unveiled the Cisco Cius, a “mobile collaboration tablet that delivers virtual desktop integration with anywhere …
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MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Twitpic Blocks Posterous' Import Tool; Out Come The Lawyers  —  Well that didn't take long.  Halfway into their big 15 importers in 15 days campaign, Posterous has managed to make one of their competitors very angry.  Twitpic is so angry, in fact, that they're blocking the service and threatening legal action.
Mary Elizabeth Williams / Salon:
R.I.P. Chatroulette, 2009-2010  —  A few months ago, it was the Web's hottest trend.  Then users took their self-exposure way too far  —  It always seems the stars that burn the brightest are the ones to flame out the fastest.  So it was as unsurprising as it was sad when the news broke early Tuesday …
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Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac:
Andy Ihnatko reviews/drops/breaks iPhone 4  —  Andy Ihnatko does a pretty solid iPhone 4 review for the Chicago Sun Times.  One kind of surprising thing however: 10 hours after getting his demo unit, he drops it and shatters the glass back panel.  He seems like a pretty responsible fellow …
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times:
Cheezburger hires CFO, founder gets down to business  —  In the latest indication of its phenomenal growth, Seattle's Cheezburger Network hired a full-time chief financial officer.  —  The move - being announced Wednesday - frees up founder Ben Huh, 32, to focus on recruiting developers …
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Amazon Introduces 70% Royalty Option For Kindle Digital Text Platform  —  Right off the heels of announcing an expansion of its Kindle Digital Text Platform to authors and publishers around the world, Amazon announced back in January that it would introduce a new 70 percent royalty option …
Discussion: Associated Press and BetaNews
Alexia Tsotsis / The Snitch:
‘Google Me’ is Real, Will Launch in 2010  —  A source very close to the matter told SF Weekly that ‘Google Me’ does in fact exist, and that Google already has many engineers on the project, a potential rival to Facebook.  The search engine is “getting very serious about social,” …
Computerworld:
Sony says 535,000 laptops at risk of overheating  —  More than half a million Sony laptops sold this year contain a software bug that could lead them to overheat, the company said Wednesday.  —  More than half a million Sony laptops sold this year contain a software bug that could lead them to overheat, the company said Wednesday.
 
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