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Apple tracking looted iPhones


Thieves who made off with iPhones from Apple stores quickly learned that the gadgets were loaded with special security software.  It displays a special message for looters.

"This device has been disabled and is being tracked.  Local authorities will be alerted."

The on-screen message has popped up on social media posts by disappointed thieves.

Apple saw locations ransacked in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington.