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Mac and iOS developers migrate annually to Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference to see what’s in store for the coming year. We’ll have a running live-blog during the Monday morning keynote at 10am PT so you too can get a glimpse of Apple’s future plans. Read more »

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If you have the attention span of a caffeinated three-year-old, the trademark “State of the Internet” presentation given by Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker is probably right up your alley. Meeker packed a ton of info into her presentation this year, which she delivered bright and early Wednesday morning at the Code Conference. A lot of this stuff isn’t really that ground-breaking (apps are still big, people seem to like bitcoin, web video is gaining on regular TV) but it’s nonetheless an interesting collection of trends and data that is worth digesting at your own pace.

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This won’t come as a surprise to those who have watched the Google Books saga drag on for years, but Publishers Weekly reported Monday that The Authors Guild, which sued Google almost a decade ago over its Google Books project, has formally appealed a November court ruling that declared the project “fair use” and “an essential research tool.” Guild executive director Paul Aiken had promised to appeal the decision back in November, and told Publishers Weekly Monday that the decision was “a fundamental challenge to copyright that merits review by a higher court.”

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