The world’s first 1GB hard disk, IBM 3380, was developed at IBM in 1980. It was the size of a fridge, weighed 550lbs and could actually store 2.52 billion characters. the starting cost was $81,000.
Mike Lazaridis, the founder of BlackBerry, is of Greek origin. He was born in Turkey and moved to Canada with his parents when he was 5 years old. [more...]