Marcelo Siero sold his domain name, loans.com, for $3 Million to Bank of America in 2000. He had got the domain for free in 1994.
Contrary to popular belief, Apple didn't started in a garage. They made their first products in the bedroom of 11161 Crist Drive, Los Altos, the home of Steve Jobs' foster parents. In 1983, the number of the single-storey house was changed to 2066 when the land on which it stood was annexed by the city from the county. The company's first product was the Apple I computer. Fifty of these were created by Steve Wozniak in the bedroom and sold for $500 each to Paul Jay Terrell's Byte Shop. [more...]