This month, the board of directors of the US Olympic Committee approved America's bid for the summer Olympics in 2024—the first step in the long process of competing for the right to host the games. And it named four cities as the final bidders: LA, San Francisco, Boston, and D.C.
When Apple, Microsoft, Google and others started bidding on a treasure trove of Nortel wireless patents this past week, the search giant from California made a series of, well, unconventional bids that had observers mystified.
So you're trying to sell a "like new" Powerbook G4 on eBay. What makes your Powerbook any more enticing than the next guy's? How about 50 preoloaded full-length porno flicks?
Roland Emmerich has written a spec script with Harald Kloser called 2012 which is "apocalyptic." It was read around Hollywood yesterday and it could start a bidding war among studios today. It's a sure sign of the coming apocalypse if people are falling over themselves to give the man who butchered Godzilla another…