The 20 Biggest Tech Failures of 2010

As we wrap up 2010, it's a good time to look back at some of the most notable tech failures of the year..

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<b>Gray Powell and Brian Hogan</b><br><br>Calling Apple engineer Gray Powell a failure for losing the iPhone 4 prototype in a bar is a little too harsh&#8212;after all, it was his birthday&#8212;so we'll split the award and give him just half. The other half goes to Brian Hogan, the guy who picked up the phone and sold it to Gizmodo for $5000. Hogan failed to cover his tracks, and now "regrets" his "mistake in not doing more to return the phone," [[xref:http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/04/iphone-finder/|says his lawyer|iPhone Finder Regrets His ‘Mistake’]]. The fact that a lawyer is saying this should tell you just how far that case has gone.

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