Circuit City's bones aren't picked clean yet.
The failed electronics-chain store closed its doors and began liquidating assets two years ago, and still there is some intellectual property left to sell.
Turns out that in the decade before getting demolished by Best Buy, the 2008 financial meltdown, and its own hapless management, Circuit City had sought to boost pioneer digital-video distribution. The company pumped a boatload of money into developing technology that it hoped would help it cash in when the market finally emerged
Some of Circuit City's patents, including those from the company's ill-fated start-up, … Read more