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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 Jan. 7, 2012

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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 Dec. 4, 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 Apr. 19, 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 Aug. 10, 2011

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Reports: Sprint fires chasers of Apple store thief

In the same mall where a man lost his finger during recent iPad robbery, two Sprint employees chase down shoplifter and are fired for breaking company policy.

By Apr. 28, 2010

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Anarchist Shopdropping for Christmas

Artists subvert the shopping experience by "shopdropping" fake toys into stores.

By Jan. 2, 2008

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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 Jan. 16, 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 Aug. 18, 2011

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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 Dec. 21, 2011

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Amazon.com's green idea is brown

Easy-to-open cardboard boxes to replace multiple boxes and clear plastic nightmares for toys and electronics.

By Nov. 3, 2008