Antiques Roadshow: Expert ‘FORBIDS’ guest from selling historical item 

Antiques Roadshow headed to Newcastle this weekend when the town gathered at the Civic Centre with their antiques hoping to earn a pretty penny or two.  During the episode, viewers saw expert Paul Atterbury look at an original ribbon from a ship and after revealing the story behind the item, he advisedthe owner to keep […]

A store is selling giant oversized backpacks for $234 and people are actually buying them

Plywood Japanese retailer Plywood is selling giant, oversized backpacks for $ 234. The backpacks were designed by the Japanese brand CWF. The retailer’s website says that the bags can be used for camping or as an everyday style staple. The “sand beige” version of the backpack is currently sold out, but the “olive drag” and “black” […]

Facebook pondered, for a time, selling access to user data

Enlarge / Facebook co-founder, Chairman, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A failure to adequately redact a public court document from February 2017 shows that, back in 2012, […]

He Scared 'Gringos' Into Using His Taxi App. Now He's Selling At-Home Beauty

“If this was actually a good idea, it would have already been done in the United States.” That was the feedback Brazilian entrepreneur Tallis Gomes got at Startup Weekend in Rio de Janeiro in 2011, for his idea to create an app that called taxis to your doorstep and paid them via credit card. Sound […]

The Amazon Selling Machine

What if there were a company that knew what you wanted to buy before you did? What if it made shopping recommendations that tapped into your deepest desires? Better yet, what if it then made buying completely seamless? Would you ever stop shopping? Amazon shareholders may like the answers to those questions. The company that […]

Elon Musk said Tesla stopped selling ‘full self-driving’ hardware online because customers were confused (TSLA)

Francois Mori / Associated Press Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Wednesday that Tesla stopped selling self-driving hardware on its website because customers were confused. Last week, Musk said via Twitter that the option would be available “off menu” for a week, but on Wednesday suggested the feature would remain available to those who asked for it. […]

Someone launched a ‘Save Elon’ online store selling tote bags and bathing suits to raise money for Elon Musk after the SEC sued him

Max Whittaker/Getty Images Someone launched a website selling merchandise to raise money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk after he was sued by the SEC. The Shopify store sells tote bags, bathing suits, T-shirts and coffee mugs all with the goal to “Save Elon from the SEC.” The SEC filed charges against Musk on Thursday alleging […]

eBay: ‘VERY rare’ Battle of Britain 50p coin selling for £2,500 – do you have one?

Rare coins can be worth far more than the value they have printed on them, as this new eBay listing goes to show. While some may assume the 50p piece is worth just that, a seller has decided to put the coin up for sale – in the hopes of reaching a whole lot more. […]