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South Korean authorities are working on the assumption that Samsung's missing next-generation televisions were stolen, not lost. Photo: EPA

Industrial spying on the rise

In August, workers at Samsung Electronics in the South Korean city of Suwon swathed 60 next-generation televisions in bubble wrap and nailed them into wooden crates. Two weeks later, when the boxes were opened at a Berlin trade show, two televisions were missing.