When launched, the Samsung Galaxy III was touted by the press as an iPhone killer. However, both iPhone 5 and 4S overtook it in sales in the fourth quarter of 2012.
In 2005, Opera CEO, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner, announced that he would swim across the Atlantic from Norway to the US if the version 8 of web browser received a million downloads in 4 days. The number was reached in just 2 days and Tetzchner went ahead with the challenge, though in vain. [more...]