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More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate
More tech industry buyers are snapping up L.A. real estate

Tech moguls looking to buy a trophy home have long turned to Southern California. Billionaire Larry Ellison has become almost legendary for purchasing prized beachfront Malibu properties. Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos spent $24.5 million for a Beverly Hills compound. Sean Parker, of Napster and Facebook fame, dropped $55 million last year to buy Ellen DeGeneres' Holmby Hills mansion. They were all upstaged in December when "Minecraft" creator Markus Persson, a Swedish tech billionaire, forked over $70 million for an epic custom mansion in Beverly Hills. It's fitted with iPad-controlled fountains, vodka and tequila bars, a $200,000 candy room and an onyx dining table...

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