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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.

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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.