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Blockbuster, a video-rental store, which peaked popularity in the 1990s, turned down a sale offer from Netflix of $50 million in the year 2000. What year did Blockbuster finally file for bankruptcy?

Which streaming service had to cease operations in 2001 after it ran into legal issues regarding copyright infringement?

Elizabeth Holmes, a biotech entrepreneur, was convicted of criminal fraud after falsely claiming that her technology could revolutionise blood testing by using only a finger-prick of blood. What was her company called?

The DeLorean Motor Company went bankrupt in 1982, shortly after the founder, John DeLorean was videotaped agreeing to bankroll drug trafficking in an FBI sting operation. The one model they produced is fondly remembered for appearing in which movie? was an online business that promised free one-hour delivery on a variety of products but shut its doors in 2001 when the dot-com bubble burst. How did Komzo employees find out the company had shut?

Google Glass, wearable smart glasses, launched in 2012 to a significant buzz from the tech industry. What was one of the main reasons they were shelved just three years later?

We have Pebble to thank for the smartwatches we wear today, after they raised over $10 million on Kickstarter in 2012, becoming the most-funded Kickstarter products ever. It wasn’t on the market for long before Pebble sold its technology and assets in 2016 to whom? 

In 2014, an app climbed to the top of the charts overnight as people became addicted to this simple but frustratingly difficult game. The creator, Dong Nguyen, removed the app from the App Store and Google Play Store, claiming to feel guilty over the app’s overuse and addictive quality, resulting in phones with the app installed being sold on eBay for nearly $100,000. What was the game called?

In 2013, Facebook released their own phone, which was panned by critics worried about privacy issues and the cluttered interface of a Facebook home screen. What company was the Facebook phone in collaboration with?

In its heyday, Vine was one of the most-visited video platforms. The shortform-video app was purchased by Twitter in 2012 and eventually suffered from neglect until Twitter finally announced the app’s closure in 2016. TikTok has taken over the gap left behind by Vine and has grown exponentially. How long were the videos on Vine?

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