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Apple WWDC, Microsoft TechEd, IBM and the Internet of things, Adobe flaws and appreciating your IT folks.

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Here’s a look at Monday, June 7, 2010

All eyes will be on Apple CEO Steve Jobs and his WWDC keynote. Live coverage will kick off for us a bit before 1 p.m. ET. Sam Diaz will be on the case. Jobs is likely to talk iPhone 4.0, iPad and potentially give us a sneak peak of the next Mac OS. What should we expect? Analysts aren't expecting many surprises. Jobs spoke at D8 last week, but didn't reveal his cards. We'll see.

Also: Battery life: The next iPhone's top priority

Meanwhile, Microsoft kicks off its TechEd powwow. Ed Bott and Mary Jo Foley are in New Orleans to cover the festivities. Look for color on Windows Phone 7, Azure and potentially Windows Server. As an appetizer, check out Microsoft’s plans for Live Mesh. IBM is releasing software that is aiming to enable the Internet of things---and all the sensors that will ride shotgun with everyday items.

Yahoo will get cozier with Facebook and go pretty deep with the integration between the two sites. TechCrunch has a few screenshots and multiple outlets are reporting t

he Yahoo-Facebook connection.

Adobe is warning about Flash zero day attacks. Adobe issued an alert late Friday night to warn about zero-day attacks against an unpatched vulnerability in its Reader and Flash Player software products. Michael Krigsman ponders the importance of IT people. Next time an IT person helps you out, or even listens to your whining without complaint, offer to take that person to lunch. Or, at least, say thank you and really mean it.

Images: SpaceX's Falcon 9 takes flight (right)