The company has produced thousands of computers that have found their place in the universities. According to legend, in 1979, Steve Jobs visited the Xerox Research Center in Palo Alto, and then many of the features of the Alto were embodied in "apple" computers, Lisa and Mac. Soon realized the mistake at Xerox and the company began to promote the graphics workstation, Xerox Star, which was based on technology developed for the Alto. But to say that it was too late – to say nothing. Next: Five more annoying bugs, including the history of Napster, CompuServe, and Craigslist.
6. The record industry is on nakatannomu Perhaps no other industry like the music, you can not count so many missed opportunities. In 1999, Shawn Fanning file sharing (Shawn Fanning) Napster opened the world of people is incredibly easy to share music in real time. Record companies immediately filed for Napster to court for complicity in copyright infringement. Then CEO Hank Barry of Napster (Hank Barry) asked representatives of the music industry with a proposal to distribute the music in its network on the basis of radio – and to pay performers' fees. This appeal was never heard.
Napster users quickly migrated to other P2P-networks (such as Gnutella and Grokster), and music "pirates" have become the main enemy of the RIAA. In 2000, the site MP3.com has launched a service allowing users to upload songs from the CD-personal collections and distribute them to any other user. Record companies have filed for service to the court for aiding in copyright infringement and won in the end.