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scalping

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Online scalping's next territory: High-end restaurants?

New York start-up gets buzz by providing a marketplace for restaurant reservations. But if the hospitality industry has anything to say about it, it won't become the norm.

By Jan. 15, 2008

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Game store employees explain Wii scalping business

Employees at game store Slackers explain how they falsely claimed to be out of stock of Nintendo Wiis, then sold them at a higher markup on eBay.

By Dec. 22, 2007

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The Citroen DS3 Cabriolet mixes old with new

We all know the Citroen DS3 is a very good car, it was a runaway hit when it was launched, taking on BMW's sainted Mini and holding its own. The convertible version has hit showrooms, and it borrows more than just a name from Citroen's past.

By Jan. 17, 2014

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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 Oct. 3, 2013

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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 Feb. 3, 2012

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The 404 1,184: Where we'll kick you apart (podcast)

It's our last show before we're off for a few weeks, but we'll post a few special Yuletide episodes of The 404 to keep you company during the holidays. On today's episode, we'll talk about ads coming to Instagram, how to stop the sale of scalped tickets, and the most awesomely useless 3D-printed object ever.

By Dec. 14, 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 Mar. 16, 2009

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Ticketmaster adds actual prices, return policy

Ticketmaster (owned by Live Nation) is making some big changes in an attempt to overcome a tough concert season.

By Aug. 23, 2010

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Live Nation hopes to sell higher-priced tickets

CEO Michael Rapino reportedly admits Live Nation is hoping to convince artists to charge more money for good concert seats, rather than letting scalpers take the difference.

By May. 12, 2010

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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