Top IT turkeys of 2010

Let's look back at the IT companies, products and people who exhibited turkey-like behavior in 2010.

By Jeff Caruso, Network World |  Offbeat, Cisco, ipad

The most expensive iPhone ever

Ever since the iPhone 4 debuted and the cops retreated to their CSI labs to investigate, it seems like everyone has forgotten the uproar over gadget site Gizmodo obtaining a prototype of the latest iPhone last spring. An Apple engineer lost the prototype at a bar, and another patron picked it up and sold it to Gizmodo. The incident raised issues about ethics, not to mention lawfulness. Meanwhile, the authorities got a warrant and broke into a Gizmodo editor's home, prompting comedian Jon Stewart to chastise Apple for becoming "the Man." An investigation into who is the biggest turkey here is ongoing.

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