In Pictures: When tech empires fall - 10 companies and products that dominated... and then didn't

These tech giants had a valuable market locked down. Then they screwed up.

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Seeing a fallen statue of a long-dead king is a good reminder that glory and power, which seem eternal in the moment, are always transitory. And the tech industry is littered with companies and products that dominated the marketplace only to fall to competitors or changing tastes after only a few years (or maybe even months). Join us on a tour of seemingly unassailable tech empires that crumbled with remarkable speed.

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