IT industry graveyard 2009

Paying respects to Nortel as we knew it, Circuit City and more

By Bob Brown, Network World |  Offbeat, EDS, Nortel

Nothing gets readers debating like a good "Is X dead?" headline. Network World and its sister publications ran our share this year, including "Is VoIP dead?", "Twitter is Dead," "The Zune is dead, long live Zune HD", and "Windows 7 touch: Dead on arrival." Here's a look at more than a dozen technology products, companies and events that have been killed off so far this year, though whether they all stay dead is open to some debate.

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Republished with permission from Network World (view original version)

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