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Hulu On The Auction Block

Report: RIM may break itself apart, with Amazon or Facebook picking up some of the pieces

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BlackBerry Bold The on-again, off-again rumors swirling around Research in Motion are back on following a report by The Sunday Times that the BlackBerry maker is considering a plan to split itself in two, possibly selling off its handset business to Amazon.com or Facebook. The report also suggests that another...
Report: RIM may break itself apart, with Amazon or Facebook picking up some of the pieces

Another Apple 1 Headed to Auction with $125,000 Estimate

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Back in June, we noted the sale of one of only about 50 Apple 1 computers still in existence. That unit, which sold at auction for approximately $375,000, was reported to be one of just a handful of functioning Apple 1's in existence. The Daily Mail now reports that another...
Another Apple 1 Headed to Auction with $125,000 Estimate

Europe approves Universal - EMI merger, cements the dominance of the 'big three'

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The European Union has signed off on Universal's $1.9 billion purchase of EMI music, provided that it sells off two-thirds of the fallen giant's assets to comply with competition regulations. The most notable jewel on the auction block is label Parlophone, home of the early Beatles records, Pink Floyd,...
Europe approves Universal - EMI merger, cements the dominance of the 'big three'

House bill to put government spectrum on auction block

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A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives puts pressure on the Defense Department and other government agencies to give up prime wireless spectrum for auction. [Read more]...
House bill to put government spectrum on auction block
Want to acquire a gaming app? DrawChat could be yours for a few thousand
Coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook hits $605K, may break Lamborghini charity auction record

Bell cleared to buy Astral Media, creates a Canadian TV powerhouse

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Bell tried to shake up the Canadian media landscape last year by acquiring Astral Media, but it ran into a CRTC-sized roadblock -- regulators didn't want 25 TV stations moving to one provider. After some big concessions, however, Bell has received approval to buy Astral for $3.2 billion. The...
Bell cleared to buy Astral Media, creates a Canadian TV powerhouse

Rare working Apple-1 to go on auction block this month

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Thought to be one of only six operational original Apple computers in existence, the Apple-1 is expected to fetch as much as $392,000. [Read more]...
Rare working Apple-1 to go on auction block this month
How High Will Marissa Go? Bidding For Hulu Eclipses $1 Billion

RadioShack on the Auction Block? [RUMOR] - http://bit.ly/aSsVx5

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RadioShack on the Auction Block? [RUMOR] - http://bit.ly/aSsVx5

Is Coinstar on the auction block, and could Amazon come knocking?

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Two months ago, the Corum Group, a boutique Seattle M&A advisory firm, floated an idea that Amazon.com should buy retail kiosk pioneer Coinstar. We wrote about it, noting at the time that it was one tech prediction that made a ton of sense. We noted: “Amazon’s lack of a retail presence —...
Is Coinstar on the auction block, and could Amazon come knocking?

In Partnership With Microsoft, RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services

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Microsoft and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) are teaming up today on the public release of BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365, a name which surely Microsoft itself had a hand in creating. The new service will allow corporate customers to manage their deployed BlackBerry devices using Exchange...
In Partnership With Microsoft, RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services

Vivendi Scraps Sale of Brazilian Unit

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Vivendi is suspending the sale of its Brazilian telecom operator GVT after months on the auction block. DirecTV said it was walking away from the bidding....
Vivendi Scraps Sale of Brazilian Unit

Apple I fetches $374.5K at Sotheby's auction, Steve Jobs Atari note goes for $27.5k

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Here's an update for all the collectors of vintage Apple Computer-wares out there. If you'll recall, it was a few weeks back when Sotheby's announced it would auction off an Apple 1 motherboard, cassette interface and its BASIC programming manual, originally set to fetch upwards of $180,000. Just this...
Apple I fetches $374.5K at Sotheby's auction, Steve Jobs Atari note goes for $27.5k

Now that Twitter is tightening up its API, look for a lot of apps to go up for sale

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When Twitter wrote its “ominous” blog post the other day about tightening up restrictions on using its API, I started to think about all of the apps that have been built on top of the platform. There’s quite a few of them, some that Twitter itself have acquired. For those...
Now that Twitter is tightening up its API, look for a lot of apps to go up for sale

IF HP Has A Fire Sale, What Should Go?

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While Hewlett-Packard says it "continues to evaluate" the sale of underperforming businesses, the company's cash flow problem will make the shedding of assets unavoidable. So what's likely to head to the auction block? Everything from notebooks and desktop PCs to Itanium servers and tape drives that have been draining assets...
IF HP Has A Fire Sale, What Should Go?

Apple I up for auction: buy a bit of Apple history for the bulk of your net worth

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Attention Apple lovers: here's your chance to get your hands on an original piece of company history, but the past has proven that you better have a lot of extra cash lying around. Sotheby's auction house is offering a working Apple I computer, which is the original design that...
Apple I up for auction: buy a bit of Apple history for the bulk of your net worth
MOG snapped up by HTC's Beats Audio division?

Nokia Siemens sells optical biz to hone its 4G focus

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Telecom equipment maker Nokia Siemens Networks is shedding one of its last ties to wireline networking as part of its strategy to become a 4G specialist. On Monday, the vendor announced it is selling its optical networking business to Marlin Equity Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity outfit, for an...
Nokia Siemens sells optical biz to hone its 4G focus

Original Apple 1 computer motherboard sells for $374,500

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One of perhaps six known working Apple 1 computer motherboards exceeded expectations on the at Sotheby's auction block. [Read more]...
Original Apple 1 computer motherboard sells for $374,500

Retweet.com Put Up for Sale

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Retweet.com, a competitor to the much more popular Tweetmeme service, has put itself on the auction block.Retweet.com launched six months ago, declaring war on its Twitter story aggregating competitor. The service did almost exactly the same things as Tweetmeme: discover the most retweeted and shared stories on Twitter while...
Retweet.com Put Up for Sale

On the auction block: Getty Images could fetch $4B in private equity bid

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Getty Images, the Seattle digital image company led by Jonathan Klein, may be headed from the arms of one private equity firm to another. And the price tag is getting quite high. The Wall Street Journal reports that private equity firms KKR and TPG are among five bidders kicking the...
On the auction block: Getty Images could fetch $4B in private equity bid

Apple, Google, and Samsung Teaming Up in Effort to Acquire Kodak Patents

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Following last month's report that Apple and Google were heading up separate consortiums bidding to obtain Kodak's portfolio of digital imaging patents, The Wall Street Journal now reports that the two camps may surprisingly be joining the same team. The negotiations are reportedly seeing Apple joining forces with its courtroom...
Apple, Google, and Samsung Teaming Up in Effort to Acquire Kodak Patents

Buster Benson looks to sell Health Month, unveils Hipster Habit App

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Buster Benson Health Month is on the auction block. The online game, created by Seattle developer Buster Benson to help people motivate one another to lose weight, exercise or achieve other goals, is now for sale on the Web site Flippa.com. “Health Month is a great product that generates revenue...
Buster Benson looks to sell Health Month, unveils Hipster Habit App

On the auction block: Bill Gates’ old Porsche 911

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Does a Bill Gates pedigree command a premium in the market for classic cars? Over the years I’ve spent more time than I care to admit doing research on Bill Gates’ old cars, trying to figure out if a Lexus that was up for sale on eBay had truly once...
On the auction block: Bill Gates’ old Porsche 911
Tim Cook auctions off a coffee date at Apple HQ, proceeds go to charity
Trinity Bidding puts IT solutions on the auction block
Nexus 7s join old iPads on the auction block before Apple's October 23 event

Apollo 13 “Save Papers” Going On The Auction Block

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Apollo 13 “Save Papers” Going On The Auction Block
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