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A stroll through 2018's tech graveyard

It's that time of year when we look back at the failures of 2018, the surprising comebacks and the potential losers for 2019.

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Our annual retrospective of the implosions, revivals and at-risk products and technologies for 2018 and 2019 turned up a longer list than ever before, with a list of 62 winnowed down to 43 highlights.

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They include high-profile flameouts like Cambridge Analytica's, under-the-radar crowdfunding debacles, sad goodbyes to iconic products (VW Beetle, sniff) and a welcome back to some old favorites we thought were gone forever.

And this doesn't even count the big fumbles -- there were enough of those to earn a story of their own -- though a few of the facepalm-worthy episodes ended up killing the company and landed here.