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Will today’s tech titans survive?

The sorry tale of Nokia is a warning to other companies that resting on your laurels is not a good idea in tech. Alex Meehan reports

Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon: it’s hard to imagine a world where companies like these don’t dominate the tech market. But big businesses have come and gone before. Some of them have appeared to have insurmountable leads on the competition, only to misstep and sink.

Take Nokia. In 1998, I got to witness a pivotal moment for the company while sitting in a plush auditorium nestled in a woodland area outside Helsinki. Along with around ten ...