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Wed, 29 Dec 1999 -- The tech industry grew into the mainstream this year, with the UK even getting into the startup and IPO game alongside the US. ZDNet News brings you some of the top business stories of the yearWhat was the year 1999 known for?
1999: The year in technology ZDNet News looks at the year - and the millennium - that was, including the rise of Linux, the coolest gadgets of the last 1000 years and why British hackers have been ignored By ZDNet UK | December 23, 1999 -- 07:37 GMT (23:37 PST) | Topic: Tech IndustryWhat were the communications industry's biggest failures in 1999?
During 1999, some of the communications industry's biggest success stories and most glaring failures came from the satellite sector, giving investors and executives reason to both cheer and jeer space-born technologies. (December 30, 12:10 p.m. PT)