Apple and IBM Announce Deal, First Edition of Das Kapital Sells for $40K, Time Warner Rejects Takeover Bid

Formerly bitter competitors, Apple Inc. and IBM have announced a deal to create business apps and sell iPhones and iPads to IBM’s corporate customers.

A first-edition volume of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital sold last week for $40,000 on Abebooks, just under the $43,450 that a collection of French Art Nouveau posters fetched earlier this year.

Time Warner has rejected an $80-billion takeover offer from 21st Century Fox.

Here’s another public service announcement: Hershey announced an 8-percent price increase for its candy products, claiming rising commodity prices. Go stock up!


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