25 Companies That Sailed Off the Road Because Somebody Was Asleep at the Wheel

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25 Companies That Sailed Off the Road Because Somebody Was Asleep at the Wheel

Have you ever lost $14.6 billion in a single day? We’ve had some quarters fall between the couch cushions before, but we luckily found them about a year later when we finally cleaned the couch. But hey, because of inflation, they lost some of their value. So we (and these other bonehead companies) can totally relate.  

CRACKED Cybertruck's unbreakable windows. After boasting about the Cybertruck's unbreakable armored glass windows, Chief designer Franz von Holzhausen smashed one. Then two. Elon Musk initially suggested shooting the truck, but that (like the faulty window) was scrapped.

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CRACKED SAMSUNG Samsung Securities Co CEO Koo Sung-hoon resigned after the company was punished by South Korea's financial regulator for an employee's error that sparked a $105 billion ghost stock blunder. The company was handed a six month partial suspension of its operations and its chief was suspended for three months.

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CRACKED HAPPLE APPLE NL NATURAL UNISTRAWBERRY EACH TEA onapp Mine MON TEA adidas instruction Snapple i NATURAL - NET NATURAL MANGO MADNESS napp ( Snapple & e NATURAL C apple Lee's need ALEXA US Master LAKER E - RED names : - aanes BEE MG I BLE QUAKER Quaker Oats Co. agreed to sell Snapple Beverage Corp. to Triarc Cos. for $300 million, only 27 months after Quaker spent $1.7 billion to buy the maker of trendy drinks, resulting in a loss of $1.4 billion for Quaker.

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CRACKED Facebook's 24/7 spy machine. After a 50 million user data breach, Facebook released Portal, a video-calling device with a camera and mic that were always on. Labeled the worst tech device of the year, people distrusted Facebook's camera/microphone combo in their home, and it flopped.

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CRACKED Google's steampunk-ass internet balloons. Going literally above and beyond cell towers, Alphabet (Google's parent company) tried to give affordable internet to planet Earth with internet-emitting balloons. Many countries denied them for airspace security reasons. They lost $1 billion and popped them all.

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CRACKED Cybersecurity for identity thieves. This consumer reporting agency left 147 million Americans' SSN's, birth dates, addresses, and driver's license numbers exposed. Over 209,000 peoples' credit cards were accessed, and Equifax is currently paying $425 million to victims. EQUIFAX

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