Tech companies are no strangers to controversy. Some bring it upon themselves due to their actions, while others just can't seem to escape the kind of scrutiny that leads some folks to conclude that they're up to no good.
This year, some tech vendors have made impulsive decisions that angered their partners and customers. Others have been thrust into the spotlight due to provocative comments from top leaders. Still others were simply unlucky. Here, CRN presents 10 examples of companies that have been shaking things up in the first half of 2014.