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Conoco North Sea Asset Sale: Surprisingly Good News For BP And An Independent Scotland

By Josh Young: The Financial Times reported that ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) is auctioning its portion of ownership of the Clair field in the North Sea, according to "credible sources". This news is obviously relevant for investors in Conoco, which is monetizing international assets to redeploy capital into US shale oil development. Show More Summary

EA removes trade offers from FIFA 15 Ultimate Team

EA has announced that it is removing trade offers from Ultimate Team mode for FIFA 15. Trade offers were a way for users to exchange items with one another directly rather than relying on the game's auction mechanism. In theory thisShow More Summary

Sotheby's Comic Strips Auction will offer major works from European and American artists

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Sotheby?s announced that their next Comic Strip sale in Paris, on 7 March 2015, will feature selected works by leading comic strip artists from around the world. The sale, with its 300 lots comprising illustrations, paintings and original...Show More Summary

'Duchess of Windsor's' Cartier jewels to be auctioned at Christie's in Geneva on November 11

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Two pieces of tiger jewellery by Cartier, formerly from the legendary collection of the Duchess of Windsor and given to Sarah Brightman by her then husband Andrew Lloyd Webber, are the early highlights of the upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction at Christie?s in Geneva on November 11. Show More Summary

Material Culture to auction silver, jewelry and objets de vertu from Princeton's retail establishment The Silver Shop

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Since 1937, The Silver Shop in Princeton, New Jersey, has catered to a selective clientele that included not only blue-blooded Princetonians but also celebrities, politicians and design luminaries from around the world. America?s oldest...Show More Summary

The Post-War & Contemporary Art Department launches FIRST OPEN/LDN at Christie's South Kensington

7 hours agoArts : Artdaily

Christie?s announced the launch of FIRST OPEN/LDN as part of the Global FIRST OPEN Auctions this September, including FIRST OPEN/NYC, FIRST OPEN/ASIA and FIRST OPEN/ONLINE. Taking place in South Kensington on 25 September, this carefully...Show More Summary

Christie's auctioning 1/3 replica "Goldfinger" DB5 for charity

9 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

A one-third scale gold-plated replica of James Bond’s iconic Aston Martin DB5 complete with "Q Branch" gadgets is being auctioned off by Christie’s auction house. The auction, which marks the 50th anniversary of the première of Goldfinger, is being staged to raise money for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)... Show More Summary

New LA Apartment Gallery Make Room for Conversation

16 hours agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — The contemporary art world often seems to be on a super-sized trajectory, with the rise of mega-galleries and record-setting auction prices all the rage.

Dish May Bid For T-Mobile After AWS-3 Spectrum Auction

We estimate that Dish's existing spectrum is worth over $20 billion. While the satellite company can explore several options, including launching its own wireless network, acquiring an existing carrier like T-Mobile would offer it a ready-to-use infrastructure for wireless service.

House of the Day: Nab This $14M, Oversized Cape Cod Mansion at Auction

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here to view the full...

Now You Can Buy LeSean McCoy's 20-Cent Tip Receipt For All The Money

18 hours agoSports : Deadspin

This is probably the stupid ending that the LeSean McCoy 20-Cent Tip Saga deserves. The infamous receipt has been put up for auction on eBay by a friend of the burger joint's owner, and people are bidding way, way too much money on it. The current bid stands at over $3,000. Read more...

Brazil to Hold Next Oil Rights Auction in 2015

Brazil will hold the 13th round of its oil rights auctions in the first half of next year, a senior mines and energy ministry official said on Monday. Marco Antonio Martins,

Auctioning Atari: Archaeology, Ethics, and Contemporary Practice

This week my social media inbox has filled with news on two auctions. The first auction involves the “Treasure of Harageh” being auctioned at Bonhams for the Archaeological Institute of America’s St. Louis chapter. Auctioning antiquities is, needless to say, an issue of concern for both the national body of the Archaeological Institute of America […]

Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings-owned 1958 Ariel Cyclone heads to auction

23 hours agoVehicles / Cars :

The Buddy Holly and Waylon Jennings-owned 1958 Ariel Cyclone. Photo courtesy Guernsey Auctions. Anyone who has followed music in the last 60 years knows the story of Buddy Holly’s demise in February, 1959, along with the fact that country singer Waylon Jennings had given up his seat on that fated plane, ultimately saving his life […]

Excavated E.T. Atari Cartridges Heading To Museums and Auctions - What even are video games.

yesterdayOdd : Geekosystem

One day, our grandchildren will ask of us: "Were you there when the E.T. Atari cartridges were unearthed?" And we'll reply, "Dear ones, we were on the internet. We were all there."

Lagonda achieves world auction record price of £1.6 million at Bonhams Goodwood Revival

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

With 106 motor cars and 172 lots of automobilia, Bonhams Goodwood Revival Sale was the most successful yet, achieving an all time high of £15.4 million. Racing ahead, the famous Lagonda LG45R Rapide Sports Racing Two-Seater, or ?EPE 97? as it?s popularly known, set a new world record. Show More Summary

Today's tastemakers share picks From Sotheby's September 2014 Contemporary Art Sale

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

On 24 September 2014, Sotheby?s Contemporary Art Department will hold its tri-annual Contemporary Curated auction, the editorialized version of the mid-season sales of Contemporary Art. Four tastemakers from the world of business, fashion, and curating have selected the works that inspire them most, and shared why. Show More Summary

Sarcophagus Lid

You don't expect to find a 3,000-year-old Egyptian Sarcophagus Lid in a house in Essex. So, when Stephen Drake of Willingham Auctions climbed through a hole in a wall and found the relic covered in cobwebs, he experienced an Indiana Jones moment. Show More Summary

How storage lockers and distant relatives change the Vivian Maier case

2 days agoArts : Culture Monster

The story of how the work of photographer Vivian Maier came to light is pretty wondrous: a young real estate agent named John Maloof purchases a box of Maier's belongings at auction in 2007. The box, it turns out, contains images produced by Maier in the 1950s and '60s, many taken in Chicago...

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