5 Companies That Had A Rough Week


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The Week Ending Oct. 13

Topping this week's roundup of those having a rough week is Accenture, which this week found itself in the embarrassing position of having to answer for leaving private data unprotected on Amazon Web Services servers.

Also making the list this week are Lenovo, for its declining sales and shrinking market share in the U.S. PC market; Samsung, for the resignation of its CEO amid its ongoing leadership upheavals; Qualcomm, for getting hit with a $774 million fine by Taiwan antitrust regulators;  and Google, for an embarrassing glitch with its soon-to-ship Google Home Mini.

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 Five Companies That Came To Win roundup.



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