I am getting rather fed up of seeing posts in the feeds of my Facebook Friends, including many who really should know better, advertising a supposed £175 value Tesco supermarket voucher giveaway. I say 'should know better' as the culprits have included technology journalists, computer magazine editors and IT consultants; all of whom must surely know that if it looks too good to be true then it's a scam. ![dweb-tescoscam](/attachments/small/0/dweb-tescoscam.jpg "align-right") And scam it quite patently is. Following on from a similar Tesco voucher scam at the end of last year, this new one adopts the same approach: in order …

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Reports in the UK indicate that [URL="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8378267.stm"]Apple is about to start selling the iPhone through Tesco[/URL]. Given that this is an American site (see the way I spelled 'rumors' up there? I'm getting the hang of this) I should explain that Tesco is like our version of Wal-Mart over here. Stack stuff high, sell it cheap, doesn't mean it's poor quality but equally if it's there it's commoditised. I'd assumed this had happened to the iPhone immediately it went multi-provider to be honest, but what's really caught my eye is the amount of people predicting some sort of price war …

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