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After the $180 wooden iPad, the $250 paper laptop (same city)

In the same town where a woman bought a $180 iPad made of wood earlier this week, two women pay $250 for a laptop that turns out to be made of paper (but at least has a power cord). What is happening in Spartanburg, S.C.?

By September 2, 2011

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BMW lets buyers watch their custom X3 being born

BMW created a new portal that lets buyers of custom-ordered 2011 X3s to watch their newly purchased SUV being built at the Spartanburg, SC plant. It's a little like cameras in the delivery room.

By January 20, 2011

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Woman buys two iPhones for $1,300, gets only apples (really)

In perhaps the ultimate in mockery, an Australian woman buys two iPhones after posting an ad on a Web site. When she opens the boxes, they contain just one apple each.

By August 4, 2013

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BMW X4 fills in another gap

BMW will show an all-new model, the 2015 X4, at the New York auto show next week. As you might imagine, it's like the X6 but smaller.

By April 9, 2014

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BMW's new way to source hydrogen: Your trash

BMW is working on a project to turn the methane gas generated by landfills into hydrogen.

By August 4, 2011

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Man buys iPad for $390, gets box of potatoes

In the latest, and perhaps most daring, scam perpetrated in a public place, a man hands over 250 British pounds (around $390) for what he thinks is an iPad and gets the raw material for french fries.

By June 7, 2013

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Woman pays $180 for wooden iPad (it's fake)

A woman buys what she thinks is an iPad from two men in a McDonald's parking lot. She subsequently discovers it is a piece of wood with an Apple logo.

By August 30, 2011

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Sprint to expand 4G LTE to 28 more cities in coming months

The wireless carrier said 4G LTE will show up in smaller cities like Branson, Mo.; Oxford, Miss.; and Paris, Texas.

By January 17, 2013

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BMW gears up for U.S. hybrid

Automotive News reports on BMW's plans to build a hybrid based on the X6 model.

By August 10, 2009

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Verizon LTE hits 34 new markets, blankets 75 percent of U.S.

The company is also expanding 4G LTE coverage in 38 existing markets, for a total of 371 markets.

By August 15, 2012