CALIFORNIA (AP) -- An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record US$1.4 million in an online auction.
SCP Auctions said Pittsburgh Penguins co-owner Ron Burkle paid US$1,466,574, the highest price for a piece of Olympic memorabilia. The online auction ended Sunday.
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NEW YORK, USA (AP) — Microsoft says it's increasing production of its Surface tablets and will sell them in more stores. Staples says it will start carrying them starting Wednesday.
The Surface is the first tablet Microsoft is selling under its own brand, and the company is promoting it heavily after its late-October launch.
But reviews have been mixed, and there have been few signs that the tablet is flying off the shelves.
So far, Microsoft has been selling it online and through its own stores.
Microsoft says other stores in the US and Australia will now carry the Surface, and more countries will be added within months.
Microsoft's holiday stores will stay in operation into the new year.
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