From the dead-on-arrival HP TouchPad to RIM's epic BlackBerry outage and Yahoo's slow fade, here are the tech products, companies and events that let us all down in 2011.
As another year draws to a close, we look back on the IT-related comments that stuck with us.
An unpatched Yahoo Messenger vulnerability that allows attackers to change people's status messages and possibly perform other unauthorized actions.
Microsoft has reportedly signed a non-disclosure agreement, alongside several private equity firms, around a potential acquisition of Yahoo.
The pursuit of Yahoo appears to be heating up as a report Monday added Google to a list of interested suitors already said to include Microsoft.
The latest rumors suggest Google may help finance a possible deal to acquire Yahoo; other potential players include the Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group and Microsoft.
Speculation heats up again about Microsoft's real intentions toward the beleaguered search pioneer.
The Microsoft CEO acknowledges he's fortunate that his company's $44 billion bid for Yahoo didn't materialize, though the companies remain partners.
The news alliance makes ABC News the main news provider on Yahoo News, supplying interviews, stories, and videos to the site's 100 million-plus users.