How the cops cracked the case of the missing fourth-generation prototype, step by step
Here's what we know now that we didn't know before the court released a San Mateo detective's 10-page sworn statement of facts:
Santa Clara police are reported to be investigating the purchase of a top-secret prototype
Is somebody going to go to jail?
According to a CNET report posted Friday, police in Silicon Valley are investigating the sale of an iPhone prototype that was accidentally left in a bar by an Apple (AAPL) engineer and purchased by a gadget website for $5,000.
The purpose of the investigation, according to CNET's source, an unnamed law-enforcement official, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 23, 2010 5:34 PM ET
Smartphones linked to a big Belgian heist are being unloaded in batches of 100
Russian bloggers report that Apple (AAPL) iPhones in mint condition are being offered in batches of 100 at "knockdown" prices to wholesalers in Moscow's notorious Gorbushka electronics marketplace.
Because the phones are unlocked and have Belgian model numbers they are believed to be swag from the largest iPhone heist to date -- an industrial-scale B&E in which thieves MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 30, 2009 6:56 AM ET
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