FRIES WITH THAT?

“IBook is the ‘iMac to Go.'”

Apple iCEO Steve Jobs, introducing his company’s long-expected consumer portable at Macworld Expo in New York, The New York Times, 21 July 1999

OUR REACH EXCEEDED OUR GRASPING FOR A CLUE

“We had some earlier notions … about how Sidewalk would be everything related to local — community, news, traffic, commerce. We decided it was too broad.”

Matt Kursh, a business unit manager at MSN, on Microsoft’s decision to sell off Sidewalk to competitor Ticketmaster-Citysearch, ZDNN, 19 July 1999