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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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Original 1966 Batmobile auctions for $4.2 million

Original 1966 Batmobile auctions for $4.2 million

It happened, folks. The original Batmobile from the 1966 Batman film was auctioned off yesterday at the Barrett-Jackson house in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Adam West-driven, George Barris-built movie car sold for a whopping $4.2 million, which almost meets the record for the most-expensive movie car sold at auction, which was the Aston Martin DB5 driven by Sean Connery in Goldfinger, that sold for $4.6 million in 2010.

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Geeky movie props turn up at auction

Geeky movie props turn up at auction

If you're a big fan of movies and television, undoubtedly you have some of your favorite shows that may or may not be on the air anymore. A lot of people out there would love to own a prop used in one of their favorite movies or TV shows, and you can do just that. A company called ScreenUsed has announced a new auction that will be conducted on Saturday, November 3 of this year packed with cool props.

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Steve Jobs tribute MacBooks set up for charity auction

Steve Jobs tribute MacBooks set up for charity auction

Three 3rd-party modified MacBook Pro units were put up for sale this week in limited iterations including a customized top lid with Steve Jobs's own visage reflecting deeply in the Apple logo. The proceeds from each of these notebooks, each of them created by the Apple customizers at Uncover, will be sold for 9500,00 Euro, aka right around 12 thousand bucks here in the USA. This set of three units will be sold with all proceeds going to a couple of charities you're just going to love.

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eBay announces logo switch, roll out begins next month

eBay announces logo switch, roll out begins next month

We've nearly arrived at the end of an era, ladies and gentlemen. The iconic eBay logo that we've seen all over the place for the past 17 years (yes, it really has been 17 years since eBay launched) is about to go the way of the dinosaurs, to be replaced by a more professional logo. Soon, the bouncy eBay logo will be replaced with a cleaner-looking one, a switch which apparently signals a larger shift in the way we use eBay. Take a look at the new logo below.

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Kodak keeps patent pimping and plans to sell imaging units

Kodak keeps patent pimping and plans to sell imaging units

Photography giant Kodak has been conducting bankruptcy proceedings for a while. One cornerstone of emerging from bankruptcy as a viable company for Kodak has been to sell off a couple patent portfolios. So far, the patent auctions haven't gone exactly as Kodak dreamed with lower than hoped for bids. Kodak has announced another tactic to help pay creditors and emerge from bankruptcy.

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EBay bans the sale of metaphysical items

EBay bans the sale of metaphysical items

There has always been a long list of items that aren't allowed to be sold on the auction website eBay. These items span everything from hazardous materials to medical devices requiring a prescription. EBay has announced that it is adding more items to the list of products that can't be sold on the auction site. The products include anything classed as metaphysical.

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