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Going, Going, Gone: DoubleTwist Debris On the Block in Oakland

NEW YORK, May 10-The remnants of once-proud DoubleTwist will be available to all bidders Tuesday in Oakland, as the company's remaining assets go on the auction block.

 

The one-day auction includes over 100 Dell laptops, hundreds of monitors, Epson projectors, Sun Enterprise servers, SGI desktops, Dell desktops, a 42-inch plasma screen monitor, and a ping pong table.

 

According to the specialty auction house hosting the sell-off, bidders will be "awestruck" by the loot.

 

Potential buyers-or the merely morbid-can preview the goods Monday, May 13 from 9 am to 5 pm at 2001 Broadway Avenue in Oakland.

 

The auction will be held on site Tuesday, May 14 at 11 am.

 

For more information, see the Auctionet website.

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