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Apple Store's new self-checkout: Nice, but not flawless

Apple's self-checkout option works relatively smoothly, though there are some potential stumbling blocks along the way.

By November 14, 2011


Apple Store app now offers in-store pickup, self-checkout

Version 2.0 of the Apple Store app gives iPhone users the ability to order a product online, pick it up in a store, and pay for the item via self-checkout.

By November 8, 2011


Major grocery chain gets rid of self-checkout

The technology that allows customers to check themselves out of supermarkets may be on the way out after Albertsons decides it's too impersonal. Other chains may follow suit.

By July 9, 2011


Ex-NBA star pleads guilty to $15,000 Apple store theft

Technically Incorrect: Former college and pro star Rex Chapman says he was high on pain medications and remembers little of the seven times he allegedly pretended to self-checkout.

By September 9, 2015


This smart garbage can manages your shopping list

It knows what you throw away. It knows what you need on your shopping list. The GeniCan smart garbage can applies digital brains to your waste habits.

By May 15, 2015


Home Depot says 53 million emails stolen

An investigation of what may be the world's largest credit card breach reveals hackers didn't just grab 56 million credit card numbers -- they stole tens of millions of email addresses, too.

By November 6, 2014


Ex-NBA star arrested for allegedly stealing from Apple store

Rex Chapman, formerly a player and executive in the NBA, is accused of stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from the Apple store in Scottsdale, Ariz.

By September 20, 2014


Walmart: Amazon image recognition a 'shiny object'

The world's biggest real world retailer plans to catch up with its online competitor using mobile apps that focus on an in-store experience rather than a piece of fancy technology.

By February 6, 2014


Walmart expands iPhone 'Scan & Go' app to 200 stores

The app that lets users scan merchandise while they shop and pay at a self-checkout counter comes to 12 new markets, including Texas, Washington, and California.

By March 20, 2013


Former Apple retail boss Ron Johnson out at J.C. Penney

Apple's previous retail chief is no longer J.C. Penney's CEO and has been replaced by the company's former chief executive.

By April 8, 2013