Days after sending Community Affairs officers to Apple stores for the iPhone 5 launch, the NYPD is emphasizing how iPhones, iPads and various Apple iProducts are incredibly tempting to thieves. The police department revealed that thefts involving Apple products have increased 40% over the same period last year—resulting in a 4% increase in overall crime. And if there’s one thing Police Commissioner Kelly and Mayor Bloomberg hate, it’s an uptick in crime stats! Read the full story at Gothamist.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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