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Want an iPhone 6 without the wait? Here's how much it'll cost you

iPhone 6 scalpers have taken to eBay to auction off their preordered Apple smartphones to those who weren't so quick on the draw.

By September 13, 2014

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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 January 29, 2014

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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 September 18, 2013

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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 October 3, 2013

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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 September 17, 2013

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iPad makes quiet debut in China

An online reservation system allowed Apple to avoid the chaotic scenes associated with the company's previous product launches in China.

By July 19, 2012

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The 404 1,090: Where going green is so 2010 (podcast)

The 404 goes behind the scenes at the future of motion pictures: 4D movie theaters! Would you pay $8 for a movie replete with back ticklers, flashing lights, smoke bombs, moving seats, and curated odors? This plus 3D drug printers, Amazon warehouse bandits, and a mystery package on today's show!

By July 9, 2012

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The technology of the 9/11 Memorial

More than 2 million people have visited the memorial at the site of the September 11 attacks in New York City. Many are using tech to help get the most out of their visits.

By April 19, 2012

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Burning Man tackling community fury in ticket snafu

After large numbers of longtime 'Burners' failed to get tickets during the event's recent selection process, many claimed organizers had failed to adopt a sensible system. Now, those organizers are trying to calm community anger.

By February 7, 2012

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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 February 3, 2012