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Lost iPhone 5: Apple Employee Reportedly Loses Prototype In Cava22 Bar

Lost Iphone 5

First Posted: 08/31/11 05:33 PM ET Updated: 10/31/11 06:12 AM ET

CNET:

In a bizarre repeat of a high-profile incident last year, an Apple employee once again appears to have lost an unreleased iPhone in a bar, CNET has learned.

The errant iPhone, which went missing in San Francisco's Mission district in late July, sparked a scramble by Apple security to recover the device over the next few days, according to a source familiar with the investigation.

Last year, the unreleased iPhone 4 was bought by a gadget blog that paid $5,000 in cash. This year's lost phone seems to have taken a more mundane path: it was taken from a Mexican restaurant and bar and may have been sold on Craigslist for $200.


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