In Pictures: 2012 Tech industry graveyard

Apple, Cisco, Microsoft and Google among those bidding farewell to products

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Megaupload

The notorious file sharing and viewing site was shut down in January by the U.S. Justice Department following the indictment and arrests of its owners for allegedly running an international piracy operation involving oodles of copyrighted works and with assets worth $40M-plus. The shutdown led to a series of denial-of-service attacks against U.S. government websites. Megaupload and other sites were operated out of Hong Kong, and company founder Kim Dotcom, who lives in New Zealand, remains a wanted man by U.S. authorities.

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