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.
Once he gained control of sex.com domain name illegally, Stephen M. Cohen created an advertising rich site which earned him $50 K - $500 K per month. The domain's legitimate owner was Gary Kremen, of Match.com fame. To take control of sex.com, Stephen M. Cohen provide false information to the domain name registrar Network Solutions. Gary Kremen, sued and finally won with the courts ordering Cohen to pay $65 million. [more...]