Scalpers

07.05.14
Oculus VR suspends Rift sales in China due to scalpers
07.05.14

Oculus VR suspends Rift sales in China due to scalpers

Despite hardware refinements and positive impressions, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is n...

By S. Prell,   07.05.14
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12.07.12
Scalpers greet iPad mini launch in Beijing
12.07.12

Scalpers greet iPad mini launch in Beijing

In the past when new Apple products have been released in mainland China, near-riots have taken...

By S. Sande,   12.07.12
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11.09.12
TechCrunch looks at Apple's fight against the grey market in China
11.09.12

TechCrunch looks at Apple's fight against the grey market in China

M.I.C. Gadget has an interesting post on Apple's efforts to reduce the influx of iPhones into t...

By K. Hodgkins,   11.09.12
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03.15.12
Apple to would-be iPad scalpers: don't queue up outside
03.15.12

Apple to would-be iPad scalpers: don't queue up outside

To avoid the near riot that rocked the iPhone 4S launch in China, Apple is telling Hong Kong iP...

By K. Hodgkins,   03.15.12
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01.30.12
Apple Hong Kong combats scalpers with iPhone lottery
01.30.12

Apple Hong Kong combats scalpers with iPhone lottery

Scalping of iPhones is a huge problem in both mainland China and Hong Kong. Scalpers, who will buy...

By Chris Rawson,   01.30.12
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01.12.12
iPhone 4S launch in China draws large crowds, unnecessary violence and SWAT teams (video)
01.12.12

iPhone 4S launch in China draws large crowds, unnecessary violence and SWAT teams (video)

No Apple product launch is complete without long lines, frustration and utter exhaustion. Unfortu...

By Z. Lutz,   01.12.12
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11.22.11
Chinese scalpers use app for bulk iPhone purchases
11.22.11

Chinese scalpers use app for bulk iPhone purchases

Need to anonymously purchase and scramble a bunch of iPhones as quickly as possible after they...

By M. Schramm,   11.22.11
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08.27.11
PSA: Scalpers selling fake PAX badges
08.27.11

PSA: Scalpers selling fake PAX badges

Look alive, PAX attendees! Scalpers are selling fake badges this year, marked with the number 338...

By J. Conditt,   08.27.11
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05.18.09
BlizzCon tickets: how it went, and what's next
05.18.09

BlizzCon tickets: how it went, and what's next

Yes, if you were around on Saturday, you know that the first round of BlizzCon tickets sold out, and...

By Mike Schramm,   05.18.09
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