In one of the biggest domain name sales ever, Qihoo bought 360.com from Vodafone for $17 million. The popular Chinese company was already running their site on 360.cn and purchased the corresponding dot-com domain name for a more trustworthy worldwide presence.
Amazon.com was able to survive the dot-com bust era by being frugal. Many of the desks at the company were made from doors. They were called "door desks"! [more...]