In Pictures: Greatest comebacks in tech history

Knocked flat and left for dead -- these 10 technologies and companies turned around their fate with historic flair

Greatest tech comeback No. 9: MySpace MySpace went from social networking kingpin to punchline seemingly overnight. When News Corp. dumped it for $35 million in June 2011 -- less than six years after acquiring it for $580 million -- many of us assumed the trailer-trash teen/garage band ghetto would fade into oblivion. But the new Justin Timberlake-infused music-industry-oriented MySpace is actually kind of cool. The jury is still out whether New MySpace will survive the Facebook juggernaut any better than Old MySpace, but the fact the words “MySpace” and “cool” can co-exist in the same sentence is already kind of a miracle.

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