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T-Mobile gets another bidder: France's Iliad

The French telecommunications company is making a play for T-Mobile, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By July 31, 2014


Artwork auctioned to the highest emotional bidder

Artworks valued at €25,000 have been auctioned off with an unusual currency -- the winning bids were the biggest emotional responses to the work.

By July 3, 2014


Single bidder takes all 30K bitcoins in Silk Road auction

After the US Marshals Service concluded its auction of bitcoins seized from the online drug bazaar, one sole bidder emerges as the take-all winner.

By July 1, 2014


US Marshals leak likely Bitcoin auction bidders, by mistake

Committing a common email blunder, the government agency accidentally reveals a list of potential bidders for Silk Road's seized bitcoins.

By June 19, 2014


Bidder buys $1.5 million space date with Leonardo DiCaprio

How much would you pay to get locked in a spaceship with DiCaprio? At an auction to benefit AIDS research, a man buys three days of training and a trip to suborbital space with the "Gatsby" star.

By May 24, 2013


Hulu buyout heats up with four reported bidders

The video streaming service has supposedly been courting buyers over the past couple of years and now it looks like the first round of bids may be in.

By May 23, 2013


Yahoo won't allow bidder cross talk, report says

The company is trying to maximize competition among would-be buyers, and therefore doesn't want them all talking with each other to prepare one big deal for it.

By October 20, 2011


Pirate Bay bidder buys tiny U.S. company

Hans Pandeya, the controversial Swedish businessman who attempted to acquire The Pirate Bay last year, buys small printing company.

By March 15, 2010


Former Pirate Bay bidder is back

Hans Pandeya, who stirred controversy when he attempted to buy The Pirate Bay last year, says he has "secret plans" for digital media.

By February 26, 2010


Pirate Bay bidder finds new stock exchange

Global Gaming Factory X was kicked off its former stock exchange for providing the public with false information about its ability to buy The Pirate Bay. But it's found a new one.

By September 16, 2009