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eBay iOS app updates with driver’s license scanning [UPDATE]

eBay iOS app updates with driver’s license scanning [UPDATE]

eBay updated its iOS app today with a few new features, including a new look and feel to the user interface, as well as the ability to check out multiple items at the same time using the shopping cart in the app. However, one of the more impressive features is the ability to register for an account through the mobile app by simply scanning your driver's license.

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Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin EKGs hit the auction block

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin EKGs hit the auction block

All sorts of space memorabilia from the early Apollo program has been put up for auction over the years. A lot of the items that have been up for auction were equipment issued to astronauts who participated in the program that the astronauts were allowed to bring home. For a while, NASA was moving to block all sale of these items claiming that they were government property.

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Another working Apple I computer heads to auction

Another working Apple I computer heads to auction

There are a lot of people around the world who like to collect historical pieces of technology created in decades and centuries past. Some of this old technology is purchased at auctions such as the one operated by a company called Breker in Germany. This is the auction house that sold a 1976 Apple I computer last year for $640,000. There are only six surviving Apple I computers known to be in working order.

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Entropia Universe is auctioning off a virtual moon for $150k

Entropia Universe is auctioning off a virtual moon for $150k

I can't say that I've ever heard of the online virtual environment game called Entropia Universe. Entropia Universe is described as an advanced 3-D online virtual environment with a develop planetary system and one universal Real Cash Economy system. That means that players deposit real world money in the game to be able to buy things they want or need.

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Jaws and Star Trek IV props hit the auction block

Jaws and Star Trek IV props hit the auction block

We have talked about some interesting items that turned up on the auction block from some the biggest movies in cinema history over the years. Not long ago we talked about the racing suit that Ricky Bobby wore in Talladega Nights. Some new and very interesting movie props have turned up for auction with a company called ScreenUsed.

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THQ assets auctioned off, employees say farewell

THQ assets auctioned off, employees say farewell

A letter sent out to THQ employees today from the company's CEO Brian Farrell and president Jason Rubin spell out everything that has happened with the game studio after its bankruptcy filing a while back. Essentially, THQ's multiple studios have been broken apart, and its games have been sold off to various other publishers.

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