Swooping in almost at the last second to win the "holy grail" issue, the top bidder will now own the most expensive comic book in the world.
The company's latest interchangeable-lens camera incorporates much of the power of bigger models at a fraction of the size.
The cheaper price represents a major shift for Microsoft, as does a decision to drop the $60 annual fee to access streaming content such as Netflix and YouTube.
The update has been seeded to developers, but has yet to be made available to the public.
O2 has revealed its 4G price details ahead of the LTE launch later this month, and they're slightly lacklustre.
The company's results got a pick-me-up from an after-tax gain stemming from adjustments to its pension and benefit plans.
Google is spending £1.9bn to snap up Nest, a company that connects your home to the Internet.
Les Moonves suggests Amazon paid $700,000 per episode to his broadcast network for the right to stream the Stephen King sci-fi drama four days after broadcast, a first-of-its-kind deal.
Despite plenty of features and mostly good picture quality, the Sharp LC-32GP1U's high price makes it difficult to recommend over similarly sized LCDs.
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The Hero 9.1 is a suitable choice for shoppers who need a capable multifunction imaging device with acceptable performance, apps that bring workflow into the cloud, and dual paper feed trays.