2 Calif. men charged with selling iPhone prototype

Newsday (subscription) - 2 Sep, 2011
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The Case of the Missing iPhone 5 Gets Even Sketchier

TIME - Erica Ho - 2 Sep, 2011
A couple of days ago, CNET got wind that yet another iPhone prototype may have been lost in a bar recently. AGAIN. Like they couldn't learn from the first time. Anyway, the story goes on to say that the San Francisco ...

Alt Text: How Apple and HP Win Big by Losing

Wired News - Lore Sjöberg - 2 Sep, 2011
In a significant victory for corporate personhood, Apple has developed a drinking problem. For the second time, a prototype iPhone has been left behind in a bar, presumably abandoned after the owner was propositioned by an Android ...

iPhone 5 lost in bar -- or just a stunt?

Computerworld (blog) - Richi Jennings - 2 Sep, 2011
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is said to have lost another iPhone field-test unit in a bar. And so the Web goes into "iPhone 5 release date" overdrive. This time, the portable prototype was left in a San Francisco ...

This Day in Tech: Why Apple field tests unreleased iPhones; Not guilty plea ...

CNET - Boonsri Dickinson - 2 Sep, 2011
Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Thursday, September 1. • In case you missed it yesterday, CNET reported on yet another lost iPhone. But CNET's Kent German writes that there's a reason ...

Suspects in iPhone prototype case plead not guilty

ZDNet Asia - Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval - 2 Sep, 2011
Lawyers for men who allegedly found and sold iPhone prototype to a gadget blog last year pleaded not guilty to theft charges at their arraignment Thursday. REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--Two men pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor theft charges in a case ...

Why companies test phones in the wild

CNET (blog) - Kent German - 2 Sep, 2011
Taking an unreleased iPhone out in the world may sound risky, but it is necessary. As CNET reported yesterday, a second unreleased Apple iPhone has gone astray. The secret device was lost at a San Francisco bar in late July, CNET reporters Declan ...

Cassidy: Apple's newest product is iPhone-on-a-rope

San Jose Mercury News - Mike Cassidy - 2 Sep, 2011
Despite Apple's (AAPL) maniacal culture of secrecy, I've uncovered the most prominent feature being added to the Cupertino company's next-generation iPhone: a big metal chain, one end of which is permanently attached to the gizmo and ...

Bay Area men plead not guilty in lost iPhone prototype caper

San Jose Mercury News - Joshua Melvin - 2 Sep, 2011
The two men who turned a lost iPhone 4 prototype into a little bit of cash and a whole lot of trouble pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor charges stemming from the device's sale to a gadget blog, attorneys said. ...

Did Apple Really Lose Another iPhone?

PCWorld (blog) - Ed Oswald - 2 Sep, 2011
The Web was buzzing Wednesday with reports that an Apple employee had lost yet another iPhone prototype in a bar. Whether or not this is indeed the case is now less clear, following some additional reporting ...

Secret iPhone prototype left at a bar -- again

Christian Science Monitor - Chris Gaylord - 2 Sep, 2011
An iPhone prototype turned up at a bar in San Francisco. What are the chances that iPhone prototypes would go missing twice in two years? Missing iPhone prototype: An Apple employee walks into a bar... By Chris Gaylord / September 1, 2011 An Apple ...

IPhone Prototype Missing Again?

Huffington Post - 2 Sep, 2011
Apple employees are trusted with next-generation phones before the general public sees them. But some policy changes may be in order if this latest report is true: yet another iPhone prototype has apparently gone missing. The story is familiar: an ...

Has Apple now lost an iPhone 5?

Montreal Gazette - 2 Sep, 2011
An Apple engineer forgot what is thought to be an iPhone 5 prototype at a tequila bar in San Francisco, technology website CNET.com reported this week. Apple has not even confirmed the existence of an iPhone 5 prototype. But CNET reported that Apple ...

Second iPhone prototype swiped from a bar after Apple employee leaves it there ...

New York Daily News - 2 Sep, 2011
BY Ethan Sacks What would you do if you found a prototype of a new iPhone at a bar? I'd return it: It's the honest thing to do. I'd take it home and check out all the new features for myself. I'd sell it for as much as I could get! ...

An Apple iPhone is seen in New York on July 13, 2011. (AP / Richard Drew, File)

CTV.ca - 2 Sep, 2011
It appears as though Apple has lost another precious iPhone prototype -- once again in a bar. According to reports Thursday the new phone find may be an example of the iPhone 5, a product whose existence Apple has not yet even confirmed. ...

TechBytes: Apple Employee Purportedly Loses iPhone 5 Prototype in Bar

ABC News - Lloyd De Vries, Ronnie Reiss - 2 Sep, 2011
In today's TechBytes, it's happened again. An Apple employee reportedly lost an iPhone 5 prototype in a bar. Apple tried to recover it, and couldn't. The merger between T-Mobile and AT&T has hit a major ...

Apple Stonewalls San Francisco Police on Alleged Lost iPhone 5 Prototype

PC Magazine - Peter Pachal - 2 Sep, 2011
The story that circulated yesterday that Apple had lost another iPhone in another bar a little over a year after the iPhone 4 fiasco is now looking less credible. PCMag has been in contact with the San Francisco Police Department, ...

So An iPhone Prototype Walks Into A Bar

Forbes - 2 Sep, 2011
I joined Forbes' Silicon Valley bureau in 2007. I've fed a laptop to a tiger, staked out a warehouse filled with Apple computers, outsourced my job so I could spend more time writing titles for porn flicks, raced cupcake cars, tried to shoot a laptop ...

iPhone 5 prototype left in bar

Chicago Sun-Times - 2 Sep, 2011
An iPhone 5 prototype was accidentally left in a San Francisco bar. According to CNET, the phone was lost in July and was supposedly sold on Craigslist for $200. The incident comes one year after the iPhone 4 prototype was also left in a bar. ...

Did another iPhone prototype go missing?

msnbc.com - Wilson Rothman - 2 Sep, 2011
An Apple employee reportedly lost an iPhone 5 prototype at a San Francisco bar. KNTV's Jean Elle reports. By Wilson Rothman CNET is reporting that Apple lost a prototype iPhone in a bar " if that sounds familiar, that's because it'd be a suspiciously ...

Suspects in iPhone prototype plead not guilty

CBS News - Declan McCullagh - 2 Sep, 2011
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF.--Two men pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor theft charges in a case involving an iPhone 4 prototype the pair allegedly obtained and sold to gadget blog Gizmodo last year. At an arraignment here this morning, Brian Hogan, ...

Suspects in iPhone prototype case plead not guilty

CNET - Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval - 2 Sep, 2011
Claudia Quiroz and Jeff Bornstein, attorneys for a man facing criminal charges relating to an iPhone prototype, enter a San Mateo county courthouse today. REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--Two men pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor theft charges in a case involving ...

Prototype iPhone 5 'Lost In Tequila Bar'

Sky News - 2 Sep, 2011
Apple bosses were reportedly forced to launch a frantic search for a missing prototype of the company's latest smartphone, the iPhone 5, after it was lost in a tequila bar. According to influential tech media website CNET, the device, which is due to ...

Apple employee 'leaves prototype of new iPhone in bar'

Telegraph.co.uk - Jon Swaine - 2 Sep, 2011
An Apple employee is thought to have left a prototype of the next iPhone in a bar in California, in a bizarre repeat of an incident last year involving the previous version of the device. By Jon Swaine, New York The staff member was reported to have ...

Once is careless... but TWICE? Blundering Apple worker 'loses new iPhone 5 in ...

Daily Mail - 2 Sep, 2011
By Daily Mail Reporter An Apple employee is in trouble with his bosses after the prototype of its top-secret iPhone 5 was left in a bar... just as happened with the iPhone 4. The as yet unreleased gadget was supposedly 'misplaced' at Cava22, ...

Apple loses iPhone prototype, rumors abound

CBS News - Chenda Ngak - ‎Sep 1, 2011‎
A source tipped off CNET's Gred Sandoval and Declan McCullagh that an iPhone prototype was lost in July at Cava 22, a tequila lounge in San Francisco's Mission District (that apparently serves lime-marinated shrimp ceviche and a mean drink). ...

iPhone 5 Lost In Bar? Say It Ain't So

InformationWeek - Robert Strohmeyer - ‎Sep 1, 2011‎
Heard this one before? An Apple employee walks into a bar and (in a punchline that's becoming too familiar to be funny) he leaves his prototype iPhone behind. It may sound like a joke, but apparently it really did ...

Apple Loses Another iPhone Prototype in a Bar

PCWorld - Sarah Jacobsson Purewal - ‎Sep 1, 2011‎
Remember the iPhone 4 scandal of 2010? Well, apparently Apple didn't learn its lesson the first time, and it's misplaced yet another top-secret iPhone prototype. This time, however, it was ...

Here we go again: iPhone 5 prototype lost in bar

Chicago Tribune - ‎Sep 1, 2011‎
An iPhone 5 prototype lost in a San Francisco bar has offered hints to the release date of the next iteration of Apple's flagship device. This is the second time that an iPhone prototype went missing in a bar just before its release. ...

Apple employee 'loses prototype iPhone in bar'

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Sep 1, 2011‎
An Apple employee has reportedly lost another prototype iPhone in a bar, sparking a hunt by company investigators and police. In an incident which echoes the loss last year of an iPhone 4 prototype, the employee was drinking in Cava22, ...

 

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