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2014-08-06 08:37:58

iCollector.com launches next generation auction technology catering to the rapidly expanding mobile user base. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Live Auction Group, leaders in auction technology for over 15 years, hosting iCollector.com and LiveAuctionWorld.com marketplaces, are excited to announce brand new bidding technology for the worldwide auction market. This effort marks a significant step in the growth of the business and for the long term success...

2014-07-30 08:23:14

CONCORD, N.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc. of Rockingham, N.C. will conduct an online only auction of Doug Herbert Performance Parts Inventory starting on August 1, 2014 at 8:00 am and ending on August 6(th) & 7(th) 2014 at 2:00 pm both days. The auction will include Shop Equipment, Tools, Cabinets, Tool Chests, Shop Fixtures, Parts, Inventory, Race Car and More. The auction will be held online only. The Items are...

2014-07-29 23:08:04

Making both “high” and “low” tech enhancements to the auction facility this summer is Dealers Auto Auction of the Southwest (DAASW), where, effective August 1st, customers will see significant changes involving Simulcast, the auction’s website, mobile technology and the way invoices are handled on the block. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “DAASW is expanding its technology base and converting to Whann Tech auction software,” reports Stephanie Gingras, Auction General Manager. “We...

2014-07-25 12:26:13

SOUTH BEND, Ind., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 525 acres of agricultural land near South Bend sold at auction for $4,525,000 Wednesday, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company managing the sale. The successful auction of farm equipment added $690,975, bringing the total for the day to more than $5.2 million. The auction featured part of the holdings of Robert Newton, co-founder of Hoosier Racing Tire, who died in 2012. It was conducted in a building immediately...

2014-07-25 08:21:01

Close to 3,300 heavy equipment items and trucks were sold in the two-day unreserved public auction FORT WORTH, TX, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX: RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, sold more than US$49 million of equipment items and trucks at its unreserved public auction in Fort Worth, Texas on July 23 - 24, 2014. Equipment sale highlights included a 2012 Caterpillar D6T XW crawler tractor, which sold for US$295,000; three...

2014-07-24 12:26:18

PHOENIX, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. has released its latest guide on selling at auction. Titled "Auctions on the Go -- Bidding from Your Mobile Device," the resource discusses what bidders need to know about using applications to bid from smartphones and tablets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140724/130079 The guide outlines how auction participants benefit from greater mobility. It also discusses the...

2014-07-24 12:22:11

Featuring a Wide Variety of Antique and Modern Hand Guns, Shot Guns, Rifles, Accessories and Ammunition PHOENIX, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Auction Systems Auctioneers & Appraisers, Inc. (www.auctionandappraise.com) will host a "Guns for Girls" auction in Phoenix featuring a diverse selection of antique and modern hand guns, shot guns, rifles, accessories and ammunition on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Bidding for this auction is being both conducted live and online. Photo...

2014-07-23 23:18:11

NameJet‘s new App for iOS gives customers more control when bidding in domain name auctions while on the go. Kirkland, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 NameJet, the award-winning aftermarket domain name auction company, has developed, in conjunction with WillowTree Apps, a new bidding application for iOS. The app has an easy-to-use interface, allowing customers to manage their bids, putting them in control of their auctions regardless of location. Matt Overman, General Manager of NameJet said,...

2014-07-23 23:06:41

Michigan's Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has officially announced its joining of the MITN Bid System, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities. Flint, MI (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) has officially announced its joining of the MITN Bid System, a BidNet e-procurement system that delivers convenient, centralized online access to bid opportunities. Mass Transportation Authority becomes the...

2014-07-21 08:26:13

PARIS, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following publication of the minutes of Artprice's AGM on 27 June 2014 together with a presentation of Artprice's "Future Outlook" (link to the online pdf file at the bottom of this page) that was discussed during the meeting, there had been substantial demand from shareholders and the market for further information. The Artprice Group hereby confirms that it is considering listing its 100%-owned subsidiary Artprice Inc. under the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'