NY Attorney General Presses Apple And Google On Stopping Device Thefts

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iPhone theft has become a huge issue in big city like New York City. In fact, Mayor Bloomberg says the iPhone was responsible for New York City’s first increase in crime in 20 years.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is supposedly pretty tired of his constituents getting their iPhones stolen from them, so he’s written a public letter to Tim Cook asking why Apple isn’t doing more to stop iPhone theft.

Tim Cook Will Speak At Goldman Sachs Tech Conference Tomorrow

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It’s not often that Tim Cook speaks at a non-Apple event, but for the second year in a row, Tim is heading to New York City to speak at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference.

Last year, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook presented at the Goldman Sachs tech conference where he spoke about working conditions in China, why Apple TV is just a hobby, the popularity of the iPad, and much more.

Apple To Close Up To 50 Retail Stores As Hurricane Sandy Approaches

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Apple stores located in hurricane Sandy's path.
Apple stores located in hurricane Sandy's path.

Apple looks set to close up to 50 retail stores across the East Coast of the Unites States as hurricane Sandy approaches. The Cupertino company is in the process of boarding up windows at 35 stores within the landfall of the hurricane’s path, in addition to another 15 just outside the zone across the northeastern U.S. and Canada.

Why Waiting In Line For The Latest iPhone Is No Longer Just For Diehard Apple Fans

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You'll be stuck behind a lot of promoters when you line up for the iPhone 5.

There was a time when waiting in line for Apple’s latest iPhone meant you were a diehard fan who could think of nothing worse than not getting the device on launch day. Unfortunately, that’s no longer the case: Lines have already started forming for the iPhone 5 outside of Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, but the first two people in the queue are not diehard Apple fans.

Instead, they are there simply to promote their own products or services.

New York State Audit: MTA Unfairly Gave Apple The Advantage In Grand Central Bidding

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In 2012, there’s nothing that lends prestige, luxury and credibility to a shopping space like an Apple Store. From that perspective, it’s the Tiffany’s or Sak’s of the 21st Century.

In fact, it looks as if the Apple Store was considered to be such a prestigious draw that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority bent over backwards to make sure it could get Apple to lease a space in the famous Grand Central Terminal… at the expense of other applicants.

Gameloft Brings The Amazing Spider-Man To iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

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My Spidey sense is tingling.
My Spidey sense is tingling.

We got all excited about The Amazing Spider-Man earlier this month when developers Gameloft released the title’s first teaser trailer. And today the official game of the 2012 blockbuster has hit the App Store. As you’d expect from Gameloft, the 3D visuals look terrific, and they promise to “make Spider-Man more realistic than ever before!”

Boxee Is Looking To Hire A Few Developers, Offering Free Boxee Boxes To Interviewees

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Are you an iOS/Android/Web Developer looking to work with a great group of individuals in a startup environment? Do you like Korean food and FIFA 2012? Then you might want to take a look at Boxee as they’re looking for developers in NYC to join their crew. To get potential candidates excited, Boxee is even offering up free Boxee Boxes to interviewees. That’s right, if you apply and end up getting an interview (whether in person or over Skype), Boxee will award you with a free Boxee Box. It’s like getting paid for trying to get paid!

Ranting, Pot-Smoking Lunatic Goes On Nude Rampage At SoHo Apple Store [Humor]

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Despite being decked out with new Macs, iOS devices, and accessories, customers visiting Apple’s SoHo store in New York City yesterday had better things to look at than the gadgetry. During a Q&A with White Collar star Matt Bomer, one crazy lady who had quite clearly been riding the magic jaybone decided it was a good time to rip off her shirt and begin screaming gibberish.