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.
Macromedia bought FutureSplash Animator from FutureWave Software and renamed it to Flash (December 1996). Then Later they sold it to Adobe. [more...]