Scottish chemist and physicist famous for inventing the vacuum flask (Dewar Flask). Unfortunately, he didn’t profit from his invention and, in fact, lost a court battle with Thermos, who went on to commercialised the product under their brand name.
The Apple iTunes Store was launched with 200,000 songs. In the first week itself, almost a half of that number were purchased - total 1 million song downloads. The music store was launched on 28th April 2003, and each song was sold for 99 cents. [more...]