In yet another example of poor leadership during the dotcom bubble, Yahoo acquired GeoCities, a sort of early online blogging service, for $3.6 billion in overpriced stock. Then Yahoo essentially did nothing. The service, known for its garish, neon pages, was left to rot for years until it was shut down.
Apple's iTunes Store is nearing 50 billion ? billion! ? downloads. Here are the most-downloaded tablet apps ever.