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Citing Unprecedented Demand, Verizon Asks Employees to Hold Off Buying iPhones

Verizon has asked its employees to strongly consider holding off on their own iPhone purchases to allow non-employees to get first crack at getting the Apple phones, which are expected to be in short supply.

A Verizon Wireless spokeswoman confirmed the move, saying “We always put customers first.”


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus