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WikiLeaks documents show Apple’s battle with Chinese piracy

WikiLeaks documents show Apple’s battle with Chinese piracy

It's been a long time since we heard anything from WikiLeaks. Some recently leaked documents have outlined some of the methods that Apple has taken to stomp out piracy over the years in China. The document is a cable from the Beijing embassy that shows Apple formed a team in March 2008 to fight piracy inside the country. The sheer scale of the piracy has only come to light recently when it was noted that entire Apple Stores were being pirated.

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Apple Store Gets 4G LTE Equipment For iPhone 5?

Apple Store Gets 4G LTE Equipment For iPhone 5?

New reports that the iPhone 5 will indeed support 4G LTE are now further fueled by a tip that LTE equipment is being installed in a major Apple Store. According to Engadget, an anonymous tipster sent in a photo of what's purported to be equipment that supports the 700MHz and AWS bands for AT&T's LTE network and was installed by the carrier.

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Another Extravagantly Fake Apple Store In China

Another Extravagantly Fake Apple Store In China

There's certainly an abundance of knock-off Apple products and fake Apple stores throughout the world, but perhaps one of the most extravagant is this two-story standalone retail location in Zhongshan, China. The store doesn't attempt to use the full "Apple Store" name and is instead called "Sinzd." But, it does copy the aesthetic and proudly displays the Apple logo and is packed with questionable Apple products.

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China Discovers 22 More Fake Apple Stores

China Discovers 22 More Fake Apple Stores

Remember the fake Apple store discovered in Kunming, China that sparked a firestorm of media attention back in July? Well, there are plenty more like it throughout the country and in recent weeks Chinese authorities have been tracking them down. China's Administration for Industry and Commerce in Yunnan have discovered at least 22 more unauthorized Apple stores that it has ordered to stop using Apple's logo.

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Apple Shows Off New Fifth Avenue Store Rendering

Apple Shows Off New Fifth Avenue Store Rendering

A major revamp of Apple's famous Fifth Avenue store in New York City with the 32-foot glass cube entrance has been underway since June. The $6.7 million project will keep the glass cube intact but will simplify its structure by using larger panes of glass. Today Apple provided a rendering showing how the new cube will look once completed.

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Apple Store Spy Cam Artist Under Investigation By Secret Service

Apple Store Spy Cam Artist Under Investigation By Secret Service

A recent video posted by digital artist Kyle McDonald has garnered a lot of attention that could be getting the artist into some serious trouble. The artistic project is called People Staring At Computers, which McDonald compiled by installing spy cam software on various display Macs in two New York Apple Store locations. To watch the video, continue after the cut.

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Apple retail poster for workers lists what was learned in last ten years of Apple Stores

Apple retail poster for workers lists what was learned in last ten years of Apple Stores

The tenth anniversary of the Apple Store was a big deal for the company and the most public thing that customers saw was the change to using iPads for the signs in the stores. Rue immortalized the irony of that choice with one of her cool comics. The poster is what you see below and it basically impossible to read, but the gang at MacRumors has transcribed some of it for us.

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