Apple iPhone Event: The Live Blog
1:03 PM EST: "It's great to be here." Crowd yells, "We love you, Steve." He responds, "Thanks, I think!" Folks from 57 countries, 5,200 developers.
1:02 PM EST: Steve Jobs is on stage, to a standing ovation.
12:55 PM EST: Getting set at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference. I've been covering these for years and have NEVER seen this level of interest. There must be 75 news cameras (normally 20? 25?) And there seems to be far more than 5,000 developers.
Apple insiders say that every square foot of the room is being used. The crowd is enormous, and you can probably thank the explosion of the Apple App Store for this level of interest. It's extraordinary.
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