Look back at ten of the most infamous and notorious tech industry frauds, flops, and foibles from individuals to products, ideas to entire companies.
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One of the first Personal Digital Assistants, the Newton was introduced by Apple in 1993. Unfortunately for the device, and for then Apple CEO John Sculley, it was released prematurely. Newton's shaky handwriting technology was the butt of endless late-night jokes, and its poor performance was a major factor in Sculley's dismissal in 1995. In the ultimate kiss of death, Apple savior Steve Jobs once called the Newton and like devices "junk."
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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