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A sign sits outside of the Texas Instruments corporate campus in Dallas, Texas. (credit: AP Photo)

Historic Integrated Circuit Up For Auction

An integrated circuit that Texas Instruments’ Jack Kilby used in 1958 to demonstrate his invention of the new technology is expected to sell for as much as $2 million at auction.

06/19/2014

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. (credit: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Montblanc)

Van Cliburn Estate Items To Be Auctioned

Hundreds of items from the estate of pianist Van Cliburn, who died a year ago, are scheduled to go up for auction. It will be the second auction of items from the Cliburn collection.

02/21/2014

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First Apple Computer Sells At Auction For $387,750

An original Apple computer from 1976 has sold at auction for nearly $388,000. Known as the Apple 1, it was one of the first Apple computers ever built.

07/10/2013

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. Here he is pictured receiving the 2010 National Medal of Arts. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Van Cliburn Items Fetch $4.3 Million At Auction

Art, jewelry and furnishings collected by the famed pianist Van Cliburn has fetched over $4.3 million at an auction in New York City. More than 150 items were on sale.

05/18/2012

Accomplished pianist Van Cliburn has special ties to Texas. He was raised in Kilgore and profiled by Time magazine as ‘The Texan Who Conquered Russia’ after he won a Russian piano competition during the Cold War. His Van Cliburn Foundation, which aims to foster and showcase extraordinary musical talent, is based in Fort Worth. Here he is pictured receiving the 2010 National Medal of Arts. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pianist Van Cliburn Auctioning Personal Items

Legendary classical pianist Van Cliburn is parting with more than 150 items that he has acquired over five decades performing around the globe.

05/16/2012