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iPhones now involved in 14 percent of all NYC crime

The NYPD says Apple product resale values are so high that organized crime rings can't get enough of them. The force is asking pawnshops to keep electronic records of all iPhones they purchase.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Annoyed theatergoer ejected after grabbing cell phone and tossing it

Kevin Williamson is so angry that a woman won't stop using her cell phone during a New York musical that he grabs it from her and throws it far away. Yes, he is removed from the theater.

By May. 16, 2013

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Justin Bieber to play Robin in 'Batman vs. Superman'?

Just one Instagram posting by Justin Bieber, of his name on a script, and millions of nerds need defibrillators. But Bieber as Robin? A fascinating idea.

By Sep. 14, 2013

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Cthurkey waits dreaming on the dinner table

Beware of the tentacled entree! Cthulhu food tributes invade the Internet, and this edible Elder God looks like it might attack before you can pick up your fork.

By Dec. 30, 2013

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The mystery of Google Street View's blurred Brooklyn brownstone

Why would a whole residential building in Brooklyn be blurred on Google's famed site? Do the residents have something to hide? Is a cast member from "Girls" visible?

By Feb. 22, 2013

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The 404 1,357: Where Banksy wears glamoflage (podcast)

In today's point/counterpoint segment, we'll debate the merits of Banksy's monthlong "artist residency" in New York and the whitewashing of art in the streets.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Apple's NYC 'cube' store remodel goes seamless

Apple takes the wraps off the slight redesign to its iconic Fifth Avenue "cube" store in Manhattan. The new design uses fewer glass pieces while occupying the same space.

By Aug. 10, 2011

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Can you bring a goat into an Apple retail store?

What can you do in an Apple retail store besides buying a gadget? Apparently just about anything, as one man has proven.

By Jul. 26, 2011

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Apple may open Grand Central store this month

The company is reportedly readying a Grand Central Terminal store for a launch before Black Friday. It has not yet confirmed that the store will even exist.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Apple's newly renovated NYC 'cube' to reopen tomorrow

After more than four months being boarded up and worked on, Apple plans to reopen one of its most famous and popular stores.

By Nov. 3, 2011