Yahoo passes on the chance to buy Google for $1 million

Yahoo passes on the chance to buy Google for $1 million

Yahoo was sold to Verizon for $4.83 billion in June 2016, but the former internet giant was once approached by Sergei Brin and Larry Page of Google to buy their fledgling search engine for a mere $1 million – an offer Yahoo walked away from.   These days Yahoo is a mere shadow of its…

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Verizon rejects Apple’s proposal to distribute the first ever iPhone

Verizon rejects Apple’s proposal to distribute the first ever iPhone

The iPhone began its life with a request from Steve Jobs to Apple’s engineers to investigate the development of touchscreen devices and tablet computers (which in turn, came into existence later on as the iPad). Mr. Jobs unveiled the iPhone at the Macworld convention on January 9th, 2007, to much media fanfare and the revolutionary…

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