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New York State to ask smartphone makers to help prevent thefts

New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman will announce today that he has sent letters to the top executives of Apple, Google, Microsoft and Sumsung asking “for their cooperation in working on new measures to prevent thefts,” writes Thomas Kaplan of The New York Times.

In New York City alone, the Police Department recorded an increase of 3,890 Apple product thefts in 2012.

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