On This Day: October 8th

The Dot Com bubble heats up and Apple release new Power Mac G4’s. On today’s On This Day from TEST Huddle.


1999 – The Dot Com Bubble Heats Up 

In an example of how the dot-com bubble is reaching its peak, the online grocery start-up Webvan Group suspends its plans for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) until after an unspecified “cooling-off period.” The company had originally planed to offer twenty-five million shares are postponed. The reason for the postponement appears to be because of revelations that the company omitted operating financial information from its published portfolio.





2003 – Apple Update the Power Mac G4

In the U.S.A Apple Computer releases an updated line of it’s very popular Power Mac G4 computers. The machines featur a single or dual 1.25GHz G4 processors along with 80GB hard drives.

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