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.
According to store security experts, gadgets--and the iPhone in particular--are only the fourth most likely shoplifted item. No. 1? Filet Mignon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Order, order! West Midlands Police is tweeting from Birmingham Magistrates Court for a day.
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.