Today in Tech: Apple WWDC revisited by JP Mangalindan @FortuneMagazine June 7, 2011, 10:07 AM EDT E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Fortune’s curated selection of the day’s most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web. Sign up to get the newsletter delivered to you every day. * Yesterday at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple covered a number of new product announcements: details on OSX Lion’s new features, July release and $29 price tag, a look at some of the 200 new features in iOS5 including an updated notification system, and finally, iCloud, an ambitious effort where subscribers who pay $24.99 a year will have all their data — music, apps, books, videos, photos, etc. — automatically backed up on a daily basis and accessible via cloud-based account. Check out colleague Adam Lashinsky’s post-event analysis for more. (Fortune) * Lady Gaga and Google chairman Eric Schmidt are both investors in Backplane, a startup still in stealth mode (ie. we’ve no clue what they’re doing yet). Thought it’s an investment first for Gaga, who reportedly owns 20% of the company’s shares, her involvement makes more sense than you might think — Backplane was actually founded by her business manager, Troy Carter. (New York Times via TechCrunch) * HBO hired former Microsoft Xbox co-creator Otto Berkes as senior vice president, where he will oversee the technology group that focuses on products like HBO and the online streaming service MAX GO. (HBO) * Sony’s upcoming handheld console has been renamed the PlayStation Vita and will sell in two flavors when it releases later this year: a WiFi-only version for $249 and an AT&T 3G model for $299. (Ars Technica) * Yahoo’s Ross Levinsohn, who heads up the company’s Americas division, on why Yahoo’s future is content and big “beautiful” ads. (Ad Age) * How online video startups are carving out a place beside YouTube. (New York Times) Don’t miss the latest tech news. Sign up now to get Today in Tech emailed to you each and every morning.