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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Proposed by former president Bill Clinton in 1993, the Clipper chip program would have seen the introduction of an encryption chip developed by the National Security Agency into all devices used for public communications, including phones and computers. The idea was that the decryption software would be stored by a third party, but made available to government agencies for "lawful purposes." The Clipper chip, however, was out to pasture by 1996 following outcries by privacy advocates and private industry.
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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