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Schoolchildren used to smuggle iPhones into China, report says

Chinese custom officials have found some 30 cases this year where schoolchildren were used to smuggle electronics into the country, reports the Guangzhou Daily.

By April 24, 2014

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Another cat accused of smuggling cell phone into jail

After a Brazilian cat was caught by security guards smuggling a cell phone and charger into a prison, authorities in Northern Russia say they've intercepted a similar feline felon.

By June 3, 2013

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Cat tries to smuggle cell phone into prison

Brazilian police have detained a cat that entered a prison compound with a cell phone, accessories, and a saw strapped to its body.

By January 6, 2013

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Apple dealt new class-action lawsuit by 20,000 employees

Hourly wage workers claim the tech giant broke California labor laws by denying them lunch breaks and final paychecks.

By July 22, 2014

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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'Hobbit' villains suffer vitamin D deficiency, researcher says

The evil creatures in Middle-earth may be paying for their dark ways with a vitamin D deficiency.

By December 16, 2013

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Bitcoin comes under scrutiny from New York regulators

The state's Department of Financial Services issues several subpoenas to companies and people associated with virtual currencies, including Marc Andreessen and the Winklevoss twins.

By August 12, 2013

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Apple slapped with lawsuit over mandatory employee bag checks

After allegedly being made to stand in line for "required but uncompensated security checks," former retail store employees sue the iPhone-maker for dozens of hours of unpaid wages.

By July 29, 2013

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Xbox overdose makes home-arrest prisoner beg for jail

A New Zealand man nearing the end of home detention sentence just can't stand another day with his Xbox, so he asks the police to take him to jail.

By June 6, 2013

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Homeland Security cuts off Dwolla bitcoin transfers

Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirms an "ongoing investigation" that led to Dwolla cutting off bitcoin transfers to Mt. Gox.

By May 14, 2013