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Buy your own ghost town -- on Craigslist

Zoinks! If you don't mind fixer-uppers, you can live out your Scooby-Doo mystery-sleuthing fantasies with a California ghost town for sale online for a mere $225,000.

By November 15, 2013


AT&T adds six LTE markets, unveils plan for 77 more

The company is playing catch-up to Verizon Wireless in its 4G LTE deployment.

By April 10, 2013


Bubble boy attends school via robot

A seven-year-old boy with extreme allergies sends a telepresence robot to school in his stead.

By October 4, 2012


Get a Core i3 laptop with Blu-ray for $499.99

For just a few bucks more than you'd pay for a typical entry-level laptop, this refurbished Gateway offers more horsepower and a Blu-ray drive.

By September 17, 2010


Intelligence in the Internet age

Philosophers, technologists and, yes, writers debate whether today's technology is making for a brainier world.

By September 19, 2005


Agency.com to merge with Seneca unit

New York-based Agency.com said Tuesday it will merge with a subsidiary of San Francisco investment group Seneca Investments. Agency.com is a 6-year-old consultancy specializing in strategy, branding and technology services for companies that do business on the Web via wireless devices and on interactive television. The deal requires approval from certain shareholders, and the companies will have a special meeting by the end of September. If passed, Agency.com shareholders would receive $3.35 cash per share, up from a $3-per-share offer made originally in mid-May.

June 26, 2001


Going private in a troubled market

With investors treating many tech stocks like financial lepers, who would blame a CEO for wanting to hide out by taking a company private?

By August 30, 2002


eBay shuts down Segway auctions

The auction giant cancels listings for the Segway Human Transporter after being notified by Segway that the auctions "infringed on its intellectual property rights."

June 6, 2002


Agency.com restructures, cuts 200 workers

Internet consultancy Agency.com says it plans to reorganize its business by closing its Portland, Ore., offices and cutting about 19 percent of its work force, or 200 employees. The New York-based company--which provides businesses with advice on the interactive and digital realm, including marketing and technologies--plans to restructure its operations beginning Sept. 21 and sharpen its focus on the most important areas of its business. Agency.com CEO Chan Suh said that employees in New York, who were all accounted for after last week's terrorist attacks on the city, are unaffected by the restructuring. Agency.com will take a charge in the third quarter of about $18 million to $23 million related to the restructuring, which it expects to result in $25 million in annual savings. The company also said that its pending sale to Seneca Investments is on track and will close by the end of October.

By September 20, 2001


Company grabs MarchFirst NY office, staff

Professional services provider SBi agrees to acquire the now defunct Internet consultancy's New York office and will also get close to 100 of its employees.

June 28, 2001