CNBC reports that they have figured out the iPad event date and that the next iPad will be quad-core and feature a Retina display and LTE connectivity .
Update 12:11pm – CNBC has also learned that the event will be in New York
Update 12:11:03pm – CNBC has updated their story to say it might not be in New York
Update 12:12pm – CNBC has updated their story to say the iPad might not be the focus of the event
Update 12:12:34pm – CNBC has updated their story to say they were just kidding about the updates and that the event will be in New York after all
Update 12:12:35pm – CNBC has updated their story to say that Steve Jobs will be present at the event
Update 12:14pm – CNBC has updated their story to say they misunderstood someone in the newsroom saying that Jobs would “be there in spirit.” Jobs will not be present at the event.
Update 12:15pm – CNBC has updated their story to say they were probably wrong about the event location and it might be anywhere
Update 12:15:24pm – CNBC has updated their story to say that it definitely will be in New York and they are pretty sure that’s right, or at least like 75% sure
Update 12:16pm – CNBC has updated their story to confirm that they probably know what they’re talking about and ask readers to bear with them as they attempt to sort out the details
Update 12:18pm – CNBC has updated their story saying they were previously incorrect and that Steve Jobs could be present at the event, citing a “95% chance that this guy on Twitter is right.”
Update 12:19pm – CNBC has updated their story to correct a previous statement. “The guy on Twitter was kidding,” they say.
Update 12:20:43pm – CNBC has updated their story again to indicate that the event could be held in America, and that other locations were unlikely. Hard-hitting stuff, guys.
Update 12:20:44pm – CNBC has updated their post to note that their website was hacked and the previous update was not legitimate.
Update 12:23pm – CNBC has updated their article to announce that they have no new updates but will stay on top of the story.
Update 12:26pm CNBC has updated their story to say that they are done updating the story because they’re “like 75% sure, for real this time, you guys” that they finally have their information straight. The event will be in New York.
Update 12:32pm – Apparently while we were constantly refreshing the CNBC article for new updates, Apple went ahead and actually announced the event will be on March 7th and will be in San Francisco, not New York.
Update 12:34pm – Wow. CNBC is now reporting that the iPad 4 will be announced in Honolulu, HI next year in April. Yeah, we’re totally believing you guys. Totally.