Gail Peace from forbes said that There are myriad reasons why new technology can fail. Some technologies fail before they ever make it to market. Others fail to keep up with changing user needs — take MapQuest as an example.
The website introduced a generation to finding driving directions online. It even became a verb in casual conversation (perhaps the truest sign of tech success). But MapQuest failed to keep up with the way consumers were using technology, and Google and Apple ultimately won online mapping.
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