Week in Tech History – 3-30-09 – Pizza.com Sells for 2.6 Million


In 1993, Chris Clark purchased Pizza.com. He figured it would be a great domain to have. Boy was he right, but it took him 15 years to realize it.

After a couple he decided to squat on the domain for a while – That is until last year. Chris decided after he heard Business.com was sold for 7 to try auctioning off his domain. He contracted the domain selling site Sedo.com to help out.

The : Chris sold the domain for $2.6 Million.

Other items on the Quickcast: Week in Tech History include Netscape forming, Netscape forming the Open Source initiative called “Mozilla”. goes into and also incorporates Calendar. All this and a lot more tech history in the .

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