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iPhone 5 buyers face Lightning cable, adapter scarcity

They're small, but they're defining accessories for Apple's new iPhone and iPods. And if you're looking to buy them, be prepared to wait.

By Sep. 14, 2012

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Pop!Tech 2008: "Scarcity and Abundance"

I will be attending the Pop!Tech conference in Camden, Maine this week. For the twelfth year, Pop!Tech will convene a network of 600 remarkable thinkers, doers, leaders, and global change agents in science, technology, social innovation, business, environ

By Oct. 19, 2008

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Artificial scarcity and open source

Is artificial scarcity a bad thing? Perhaps when it's based on copyright and patents, but all vendors need some amount of scarcity to help drive a compelling reason to buy.

By Jul. 5, 2007

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News Corp. COO: 'Scarcity' key to online advertising

News Corp.'s Peter Chernin says that premium Internet video will help Internet publishers create scarcity in a sea of online ad inventory. What that means: more money.

By Jul. 22, 2008

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Friday Poll: Which tablet will you buy next?

With Apple's new iPad entries, the market has gotten a little more crowded. But you may have already decided what your next tablet sidekick will be.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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iPhone 5S' poor availability hurting Japan's biggest carrier

The scarcity of Apple's new high-end handset is wreaking havoc on NTT DoCoMo as subscribers flee.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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Oarfish necropsy: Washed-up sea serpents reveal secrets

Researchers dissect an 18-foot-long oarfish and discover some more unusual creatures on the inside.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Buy sandals, fund new water wells in Africa (video)

Freewaters, an eco-conscious California footwear maker, says it will provide someone with a year of drinking water for each pair sold.

By Oct. 26, 2011

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Researchers reveal the language of Kickstarter success

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have analyzed the top phrases of successful -- and unsuccessful -- Kickstarter campaigns. Hint: mentioning cats doesn't hurt.

By Jan. 16, 2014

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Google-style question put to prospective employees

An Australian company called Bigcommerce hangs ads with a mathematical conundrum for its telephone number. It says no one has solved it.

By Oct. 4, 2013