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Will Craigslist drive scalpers out of business?

If I want good seats to a sold-out show, I wait until the last minute and buy via the Internet. How long before everybody else figures this out?

By Nov. 10, 2009


Craigslist, eBay fighting Michael Jackson scalpers

Craigslist and eBay are full of offers of tickets to the pop singer's memorial service--some with an asking price of thousands of dollars for a pair. But are the tickets worth anything?

By Jul. 6, 2009


Wrestling with scalpers in the free market

Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor grapples with ticket prices not matching what people are willing to pay. Why should he let a scalper pocket the extra bucks?

By Mar. 16, 2009


iPhone 5S reservations almost sold out in Beijing, Hong Kong

Reservations for most flavors of the 5S have already been snagged soon after going live, with only the 16GB "space gray" version still available.

By Sep. 17, 2013


Prince drops $22M copyright suit against Facebook fans

After alleging that 22 people linked to bootleg recordings of his concerts, the pop artist dismisses the far-fetched lawsuit.

By Jan. 29, 2014


Apple requiring Apple ID for genius bar reservations

If you want to make an appointment at an Apple Store, you now have to use a valid Apple ID.

By Oct. 3, 2013


iPhone's China debut expected to take bite out of gray market

Apple's move to include China in the initial rollout of the new phones should cut down on business for scalpers, says The Wall Street Journal.

By Sep. 18, 2013


Apple: Test your luck! Maybe we'll let you buy an iPhone

If you want to buy an iPhone 4S in Hong Kong, you might have to enter a lottery to win the chance to buy a phone.

By Jan. 30, 2012


Should Apple rethink iPad 2 distribution system?

Long lines and buzz about scalpers beg for a better way to handle hot products such as the iPad 2.

By Mar. 16, 2011


iPhone 4S sales resume online in China, shipments by March 2

Ater implementing a lottery system for ordering the iPhone 4S, Apple's online store has resumed selling the device online and will ship by March 2.

By Feb. 3, 2012