This Week in IT History: X Marks a Decade

Apple might be looking back at its Mac OS X, which debuted 10 years ago this week, as the beginnings of its corporate resurrection. Just four years earlier, Apple was on the brink of destruction when Bill Gates and Microsoft announced a $150 million investment in Apple. That was enough operating capital to keep Apple bobbing until it introduced OS X. That year was also pivotal, as the company also opened its first retail store and unleashed the incredibly popular iPod. For Apple, it probably seemed like money did grow on trees.

Posted by Michael Domingo on 03/24/2011 at 11:59 AM


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