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All roads lead to awesome: Apple's having a media event next Thursday March 6 at the Town Hall on its Cupertino campus. There the company will reveal its plans for the iPhone and iPod touch SDK, as well as "some exciting new enterprise features," which many take to mean the iPhone is getting support for Microsoft Exchange.
What's Tim cooking? Although he didn't give away much in advance of the March 6 event, Apple COO Timothy Cook spoke at yesterday's Goldman Sachs Investment Symposium, touching on unlocked iPhones, the SDK, and the Mac and iPod markets. You can see a QuickTime stream of his remarks at apple.com.
iPhone U: Apple is courting the academic sector with its iPhone University push, touting the platform's educational possibilities. One of the schools Apple invited to California for the demonstration, Abilene Christian University in Texas, will provide an iPhone or iPod touch to all incoming freshman.
3G by midyear? An analyst with UBS bank reports that German chip manufacturer Infineon is providing Apple with the technology needed for a 3G iPhone, which the analyst predicts "will be released by midyear."
And in non-iPhone phone news: Google's Android OS is still in alpha stage, but already supports Street View for Google Maps. Check out a video.
PayPal says to steer clear of Safari: PayPal's chief information security officer recommends AGAINST using PayPal with Safari, because the browser lacks two specific antiphishing features. PayPal recommends Firefox 2 or later, and Opera.
More flying, more researching: A Morgan Stanley analyst reports that Apple is spending big on travel and R&D lately—could this mean additional iPhone deals on the horizon? A new round of fabulous products? Well, it's Apple, so we'll have to wait and see. Until then...look, a bass made of LEGOs!