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CNBC.com to Provide Real-Time Coverage of Jobs Appearance at Apple Developers Conference

Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
Alastair Grant

CNBC.com will provide real-time minute-by-minute coverage as Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers his keynote talk at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco next Monday at 1PM ET (10AM PT).  He's expected to reveal details of new features in Leopard, the next version of the Macintosh operating system.

Live television coverage of the event is not permitted.  Instead, CNBC.com will be using text flashes transmitted every few minutes by CNBC Reporter Mary Thompson from inside the event. 

We also plan to show you still photographs as Jobs speaks.

Apple's stock has soared more than 40 percent over the past three months on expectations the company's new iPhone will be a major success. 

It goes on sale June 29.  While Jobs is not expected to focus on the iPhone in his talk, it is possible he may mention it.

Here are some of the announcements Apple has made at its Worldwide Developers Conference:

2001: Apple announces Mac OS X will be pre-installed on all new Macs two-months ahead of schedule

2002: Apple gives developers a preview of Jaguar, the next major release of Mac OS X, and previews iChat

2003: Apple and IBM announce the PowerPC G5 processor, and Apple announces the Power Mac G5 desktop computer. Also, Apple previews Panther, the next major release of Mac OS X and introduces iChat AV and iSight

2004: Apple previews Tiger, the next major release of Mac OS X, and launches a new 30-inch Cinema HD Display

2005: Apple announces its transition to Intel processors

2006: Apple previews Mac OS X "Leopard" and launches Mac Pro desktop computer
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