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Steve Jobs' sweet ride is part of high-end car auction

Steve Jobs' sweet ride is part of high-end car auction

Technology
A sleek sports car once owned by Steve Jobs could sell for over $ 300,000 at a December auction — practically pocket change compared to some of the million-dollar vehicles that will be offered alongside it. The Apple founder's 2000 BMW Z8 convertible is among about 30 sets of hot wheels that will be offered by a variety of consignors at the Dec. 6 sale in Manhattan. Bidders at the fantasy-fueled RM Sotheby's auction might steer toward a handsomely earth-toned 1961 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pininfarina, which has a pre-sale estimate of about $ 1.5 million to $ 1.8 million. They'll also have the chance to peruse a white, "ultimate street-legal" 1995 Porsche 911 GT2, which has a pre-sale estimate of about $ 1.1 million to $ 1.4 million, and a red 1952 Chrysler D'Elegance by Ghia,
Texas Rangers ride Cole Hamels to win over sliding Houston Astros

Texas Rangers ride Cole Hamels to win over sliding Houston Astros

Sports
ARLINGTON, Texas --The Texas Rangers rode a strong start from Cole Hamels and held off the Houston Astros late for a 6-4 win on Friday night at Globe Life Park. Houston (71-44) lost its fourth consecutive game. After being swept by the White Sox in Chicago, the Astros are in the midst of their longest losing streak of the season. Texas (55-59) took the first game of the series by scoring five runs over the third through fifth innings, and Hamels threw his third consecutive quality start to propel the Rangers to their second win in a row and first over Houston at Globe Life Park this season. Hamels went seven innings and allowed just three hits, improving to 7-1 with a 3.31 ERA this year. His overall record since being acquired by Texas in 2015 improved to 29-7 in 58 starts.Carlos Gomez and...