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Apple I computer heads to auction, could fetch half a million

Apple I computer heads to auction, could fetch half a million

Another Apple I computer is heading to auction next week, and unsurprisingly, it could sell for a lot of money. The computer will open at $300,000 and it's estimated that it'll sell for around $500,000, but if there end up being some avid Apple I enthusiasts bidding on the artifact, the selling price could go even higher.

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Handmade and first Apple 1 computer sold for nearly $700k

Handmade and first Apple 1 computer sold for nearly $700k

When we think of computers the thought of a 37 year old handmade system from 1976 doesn't sound too exciting. However, today that's exactly what was just auctioned off for charity and hit a record breaking price. One of the very first Apple 1 computers, which still works by the way, was sold this morning for $671,400.

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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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Tim Cook coffee date auction ends at over half a million

Tim Cook coffee date auction ends at over half a million

The CharityBuzz auction that would see a lucky bidder win a coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook has now ended, and after 86 bids were placed, the winning bid came in at a whopping $610,000, which was placed within the last half hour of the auction, after the price remained steady at $605,000 for quite some time.

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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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Tim Cook coffee date auction surpasses half a million

Tim Cook coffee date auction surpasses half a million

If you haven't heard, Apple CEO Tim Cook is auctioning off a coffee date with him, with all the money going to charity. After almost two days of bidding, with 18 days left to go still, the highest bid so far as surpassed the $500,000 mark, even though the auction listing puts a $50,000 estimated value on the coffee meeting with the Apple big wig.

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Tim Cook auctioning off coffee meeting for charity

Tim Cook auctioning off coffee meeting for charity

If you've ever wanted to have a one-on-one with Apple CEO Tim Cook, now is your chance. He's auctioning off a coffee meeting with him at Apple headquarters, and the highest bidder will be able to chat up the big wig of one of the world's wealthiest companies. Of course, though, a coffee date with Tim Cook doesn't come cheaply.

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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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Google Glass eBay listing reaches almost $16k before being pulled

Google Glass eBay listing reaches almost $16k before being pulled

Google Glasses are a hot commodity, and there's no doubt as to why. The $1,500 pair of glasses that will be shipping out to developers soon is one of Google's greatest undertakings, and users want in on the fun. So much, in fact, that people are willing to spend almost $16,000 to own a pair of Google Glasses before the general public gets them.

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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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