Why some of the largest transactions in the high tech world is not destined to happen, and the most promising products and remain only in the plans? Because the relevant people and companies are not aware or are missing, or could not predict the future development sobytiy.Esli least some circumstances were different, perhaps today we would not know neither Apple, nor the leader of the search industry Microsoft.A – leaving Google far behind – would be Yahoo. This article was you would read on a computer brand Xerox, using the CompuServe service and listening to your favorite music through RealPod.Govoryat, we are smart in hindsight. Taking advantage of already look at past events, we have compiled a list of the most annoying missed opportunities in the history of high technology. 1. Yahoo missed the Facebook in 2006 Facebook'u was two years old, and most believed that the social network – just a virtual sandbox for the children of the most prestigious universities.
World Social Networking 8 million users Facebook'a been a drop in the sea one hundred millionth registered on MySpace. So when Yahoo offered to buy the brainchild of Mark Zuckerberg (Mark Zuckerberg) for a tidy sum of $ 1 billion – nearly twice as more than what Rupert Murdoch (Rupert Murdoch) gave in 2005 for MySpace – Mark all asserted to borrow money without hesitation. That is what happened in June 2006 and Yahoo still has not attained 23 years and Mark signed a contract. Later, Yahoo announced its unsatisfactory the state of their finances and literally overnight its shares collapsed by 22%.