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scalpers

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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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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 November 10, 2009

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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 July 6, 2009

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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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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 March 16, 2009