Wanxiang increases bid to win Fisker asset sale
Participants in a bankruptcy auction for failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive say Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group has won with a bid of more than $149 million.
Game made by Curt Schilling's firm fails to sell
The flagship game under development by Curt Schilling's defunct video game company hasn't been sold, because no acceptable offers were made at auction. Only two pieces of intellectual property sold for $320,000.
38 Studios video game headed to auction block
The video game under development when Curt Schilling's 38 Studios went bankrupt is headed to the auction block.
Delays hang over Pakistan 3G lifeline
Pakistan's cash-strapped government has promised to sell 3G mobile telephone licences to raise revenue, match regional rivals and drive prosperity, but the process has been beset by delays.
First Apple computer sells at auction for $387,750
An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000.
Bible signed by Einstein sells for $68,500 in NYC
(AP)—A Bible with an inscription from Albert Einstein has sold for $68,500 at an auction in New York City.
Coffee with Apple chief: $610,000
An anonymous bidder paid $610,000 in a charity auction for coffee date with Apple chief Tim Cook, the organizers said Wednesday.
Francis Crick's Nobel medal sells for over $2M
The Nobel Prize won by Francis Crick in 1962 for his discovery of DNA was sold Thursday at auction for more than $2 million.
DNA discoverer's letter sells for $5.3M, a record (Update 2)
A letter that scientist Francis Crick wrote to his son about his Nobel Prize-winning DNA discovery was sold to anonymous buyer at a New York City auction on Wednesday for a record-breaking $5.3 million.
Does mixing eBay and Facebook reduce bidding prices?
In a competitive context, consumers are willing to pay significantly more to win when other bidders are unknown, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Sri Lanka auctions airwaves for 4G mobile network
Sri Lanka auctioned a block of airwaves to become the first country in South Asia to roll out a full nationwide mobile fourth-generation (4G) network, a top official said Friday.
Letter from DNA discoverer to be auctioned in NYC
(AP)—Sixty years ago this month, scientist Francis Crick wrote a letter to his 12-year-old son saying he and a colleague had discovered something "very beautiful"—the structure of DNA.
Czechs axe 4G tender, says bids too high
The Czech CTU telecommunications watchdog said Friday it had cancelled its first-ever auction of fourth-generation mobile frequencies, saying the bids it had received were too high and would mean overly high ...
Nobel prize for discovering DNA up for auction
The Nobel prize awarded to Francis Crick in 1962 for discovering the structure of DNA has been put up for auction by his family along with one of his lab coats, his books and other memorabilia.