Beijing, China:  Several weeks ago, crowds of people amassed in front of Apple’s flagship store in the pre-dawn hours.  Eagerly awaiting the anticipated release of the new iPhone 4s, customers and scalpers alike grew restless as the chants of “Open the door!!” grow louder and louder.  At 7:15, already past the time when doors were supposed to open, a man steps outside with a bullhorn and announces to the crowd, “Please go back home! No iPhone 4s!!”  Anger spreads through the masses, fights break out between angry scalpers and frantic customers, and eggs start flying….

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