NOT ALL MARRIAGES are happy ones, and information technology company mergers, acquisitions and other tie-ups are no exception.
We don't know the divorce statistics for IT corporate collaborations because no one keeps track, but there have been a number of spectacularly troubled and unsuccessful inter-company initiatives over the years. Our sister IT news web site V3 has noted a number of the most salient examples in its Top 10 technology marriages made in hell. µ
Plus the cost of ambition as moonshots eat into the coffers
Spoiler alert: it's probably VeriSign
Did we say cuts off? We meant traps them inside their own home