Space trip with Jeff Bezos sells for $28 million

WASHINGTON: A mystery bidder paid $28 million at auction for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of Blue Origin next month. The Amazon founder revealed this week that both he and his brother Mark would

Cristiano Ronaldo’s armband sold at auction to help sick child

BELGRADE: The captain’s armband that Cristiano Ronaldo angrily threw to the ground during Portugal’s World Cup qualifier in Belgrade last week has been sold to an unidentified bidder for 64,000 euros ($75,000) at a charity auction. A Serbian humanitarian group

Digital artwork by humanoid robot Sophia up for auction

HONG KONG: Robot artist Sophia, whose first artwork goes up for auction, says she draws inspiration for her work from people and is open to future creative partnerships with humans. The digital artwork by the Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics humanoid,

Twitter founder Dorsey auctions first ever tweet

SAN FRANCISCO: The first ever tweet on the platform is up for sale after Twitter boss Jack Dorsey listed his famous post as a unique digital signature on a website for selling tweets as non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The post –

Shakespeare’s First Folio auctioned for record $10 million

NEW YORK: A rare 1623 book that brought together William Shakespeare’s plays for the first time sold for a record $9.97 million at auction, Christie’s in New York said. The First Folio containing 36 of Shakespeare’s plays, one of only

Five properties worth Rs156 million auctioned in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Privatization has auctioned five properties worth of Rs.156.45 million owned by different ministries and divisions. As a result of bidding against the reserve price of Rs140.525 million, the ministry of privatization was successfully able to raise

CDA planning dubious auction over allotted plots

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to auction plots in Sector I-12 and I-14 of the federal capital to handpicked property dealers under immense political pressure. Sources informed that CDA’s Land & Rehabilitation Department has decided to include

Buttler raises £65,000 auctioning World Cup final shirt for COVID-19 relief

LONDON: England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has raised £65,000 through auctioning the shirt he wore in World Cup 2019 final for COVID-19 relief efforts. He also revealed that the donation made by the England team in support of the ECB