5 Companies That Had A Rough Week

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The Week Ending Nov. 17

Topping this week's roundup of those having a rough week is AT&T, whose wireless phone service suffered a significant outage, inconveniencing business and consumer customers.

Also making the list this week are Google, which wrestled with its own service outage with Google Docs; Oracle, which scrambled to fix some serious vulnerabilities in its Tuxedo application server; IBM, whose stock is no longer favored by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway; and Apple, which announced a delay in shipping its HomePod smart speaker until early 2018.

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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