5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

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The Week Ending Aug. 4

Topping this week's roundup of those having a rough week is Lenovo and now former North America president Emilio Ghilardi, whose sudden exit this week won't help the company's efforts to gain traction in its key markets.

Also making the list this week are Sprint, whose merger offer with Charter Communications was shot down; a FireEye Mandiant security analyst who was the victim of a hack; McAfee employees hit by a round layoffs; and Unisys, whose stock price plummeted after second-quarter sales missed expectations.

Not everyone in the IT industry was having a rough go of it this week. For a rundown of companies that made smart decisions, executed savvy strategic moves – or just had good luck – check out this week's 5 Companies That Came To Win roundup.

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