Stories by Josh Fruhlinger

In Pictures: 5 boring domain names. Where are they now?

It's easy to forget the first Internet gold rush of the mid-to-late '90s, when dot-com domain names based on ordinary (and, investors hoped, marketable) nouns and verbs were snapped up by hopeful companies. Here are five of those generic domain names, and a look at their history.

Apple hopes to 'tame Unix' with OS X

Declaring last week that Apple Computer has built a product that will set the stage for the next 15 years of computing, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the final release of OS X, the company's new operating system. When the long-awaited OS finally became available to the public yesterday, it marked the end of a sven-year process at Apple to create a new operating system for the company's flagship Macintosh computers.