2. Dot-com companies return from the dead
Call them Dot Zombies. The original Kozmo.com promised same-day delivery of CDs, ice cream, cigarettes, booze, and virtually any other product to your door -- without collecting a fee. But the 1998 startup burned through $250 million of venture capital in three years without ever generating more than $4 million in revenue. Now, some 12 years after Kozmo became a symbol of irrational exuberance, the dot-zom appears poised for a comeback. Can Webvan and Pets.com be far behind?