News to know: AOL-Bebo, HTC Aria, iPhone 4 ship dates, Adobe Flash Player

Summary:Stevce Case's comments about AOL-Bebo, smartphones and iPhone 4 new shipping date are among today’s top headlines. Get the rolling posts by RSS, or email.

Stevce Case's comments about AOL-Bebo, smartphones and iPhone 4 new shipping date are among today’s top headlines. Get the rolling posts by RSS, or email.

Here’s a look at Thursday, June 17, 2010:

When it comes to chiming in about AOL's rumored sell-off of Bebo, there are some people who should just stay quiet and low-key on the sidelines. Steve Case, who oversaw the failed AOL-Time Warner merger - is one of them. But there he was tweeting his thoughts on a business model of buying high and selling low.

The smartphone game is changing daily so keeping up with the Droids or iPhones is no easy task. And now comes the first real iPhone competitor - HIRC Aria for AT&T - to put the pressure on Apple.

Apple has quietly moved the date for iPhone 4 shipments but all the buzz is about the 600,00 pre-orders taken. Joel Evans Both Apple and AT&T emerge from a Day One fiasco smelling like roses. Why are they untouchablees?

Speaking of Apple, it appears the company released a vulnerable plug-in for Adobe's Flash Player that exposes systems to hacker attacks. But Adobe to the rescue with an upgraded version available for download.  

IBM has its eyes set on enterprise-grade mobile apps and has created a new software development lab in Massachusetts to focus on mobile computing for the enterprise.

Finally, take a moment to get up close and personal with the HTC Aria for AT&T in the photo gallery

Topics: Mobility, Apple, AT&T, Hardware, HTC, iPhone, Smartphones, Software Development

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