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  • 19Sep

    Limited Edition of The Beatles: Rock Band 360 sells for $17,300

    The Beatles: Rock Band is doing more than providing entertainment to gamers worldwide, it’s also raising money for charity. Benefiting charities with the download of the exclusive Xbox Live track, “All You Need is Love” and the auction for the limited edition “The Beatles: Rock Band” Xbox 360 console. The consoles had over 110 bids from around the globe raising $17,300. With the $17,300 raised from the console, Doctors Without Borders will be able to buy equipment to carry out 86,500 immunizations and purchase emergency kits for more than 2,800 people. “We are thrilled over the contributions to us so far from downloads of ‘All You Need Is Love,’ and from the auction of the beautiful, one-of-a-kind Xbox console,” said Dr. Matt Spitzer, president of the board of directors of Doctors Without Borders. “We are incredibly grateful for having been selected as the beneficiary of this promotion. Funds generated from

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  • 19Sep

    Macintosh Computer given to Gene Roddenberry to be Auctioned

    Celebrity memorabilia has a tendency to be auctioned off. Sometimes it’s for charity, or it can be for financial gain for the celebrity. This auction is for a Macintosh computer that was given to Gene Roddenberry. The original computer was a Macintosh 128 computer, given to Gene Roddenberry by Apple Computer, Inc which has been upgraded to a Macintosh Plus by Apple. This auction also includes a signed letter of provenance from Gene Roddenberry’s son, Rod. The auction itself will be taken place on October 8th and 9th 2009 with an estimated sale price of $800-$1200. For those of you interested in having this piece of a technology used by one of the most influential creators of science fiction, the worldwide bidding begins at 12:00 PM (noon) on  both days. Your bid can be placed either in person, via mail, phone, fax or live on the Internet at: http://www.icollector.com/Hollywood-Auction-37_a5736. Follow

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