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shoplifting

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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

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People more likely to shoplift meat than iPhone 4 this Christmas

According to store security experts, gadgets--and the iPhone in particular--are only the fourth most likely shoplifted item. No. 1? Filet Mignon.

By December 4, 2011

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Making fake bar codes: It's way easier than you think

First it was shoplifting, then ticket-switching. Now it's bar code fraud. Just how difficult is it to fake up a UPC label that reports a lower price? Not that hard, it turns out -- but getting away with it is another story. CNET's Jonas Tichenor reports.

May 29, 2012

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Making bogus bar codes: Just how hard is it?

First it was shoplifting, then it was ticket-switching, and now it's bar code fraud. Just how easy is it to make a fraudulent UPC? Easier than you think. But getting away with the crime is a different story.

By May 25, 2012

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The smartest flat-screen thief ever

Thinner flat-screens will surely be in at CES. In this ad, for LG, a thief shows precisely how to steal one from your local electronics store.

By January 7, 2012

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Pro-copyright group takes SOPA to task

When defending intellectual property rights, the influential Heritage Foundation often sounds like it's channeling Hollywood lobbyists. But not when it comes to the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By December 21, 2011

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Yelp to pull critical reviews of anti-gay marriage bridal store

A bridal store refuses to sell a wedding dress to a gay woman because of her sexual orientation. The store quickly receives a backlash on Yelp. But do these reviews break Yelp's guidelines? Yelp says yes and is pulling the reviews.

By August 18, 2011

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They should stop making CDs

Thanks to streaming services and file sharing, there's little incentive to purchase music anymore, but when the record companies cease full-scale CD production, people will treasure CDs again.

By August 10, 2011

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140 characters make a sentence as police tweet from court for a day

Order, order! West Midlands Police is tweeting from Birmingham Magistrates Court for a day.

By April 19, 2011

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Groupon in deal talks with Chinese Net giant

Daily deal site is in talks with Tencent to form a partnership to accelerate its effort in the critical Asian arena, say sources with knowledge of the situation.

By January 16, 2011