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Apple crimes in New York City are increasing 10 times faster than the general crime rate

A new report from the NYPD (via Gothamist) shows crimes involving Apple products in the city have increased 40 percent between Jan. 1 and Sept. 23, which is 10x the 4 percent increase that all crime in the city experienced over the same period. According to Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and the NYPD, 11,447 incidents involving stolen Apple products were reported in comparison to just 3,280 the year before. We heard similar stats in the past, but Gothamist provided some of the NYPD’s numbers today to show how Apple-related crimes contributed to crime by category this year:

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Samsung is ‘likely to add’ the iPhone 5 to its Apple lawsuit

Shocker Samsung is 'likely to add' the iPhone 5 to its Apple lawsuit

After emitting an appropriate number of yawns and groans, staff at the federal court in San Jose have accepted a document from Samsung’s lawyers stating that the manufacturer “anticipates” adding theiPhone 5 to its list of ongoing patent grievances against Apple. Samsung did acknowledge that it needs to “analyze the device” before being certain of its devilry, but it also clearly remains undeterred by that separate billion dollar verdict in Apple’s favor.

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