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Apple Stop Sale Of iPhone 4S In China Due To Unruly Crowd
2012-01-13 12:35:32

Apple launched the iPhone 4S in China on Friday, but an incident has led the technology giant to suspend sales of the device in five retail stores in Beijing and Shanghai. The iPhone 4S caused a near-riot in one of Apple's Beijing retail stores as customers egged one of the stores after the company canceled the device's launch due to concerns over the crowd's size.  The phone will still be sold online and through its local carrier. Hundreds of customers waited overnight in freezing...

2011-05-09 07:08:50

In place of an Apple store's normally quiet, almost library-like atmosphere, a near riot broke out this weekend at Apple's Beijing store as crowds rushed into the doors to purchase the popular iPad 2 tablet, AFP reports. A total of four people were taken to a hospital after angry consumers rushed the store on Saturday afternoon when a "foreign" Apple employee allegedly began to push and beat people suspected of line jumping, the Beijing News said. A crowd of customers smashed the door and...

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