Top tech flops

Exploding toilets and a startup that actually called itself VaporTech. When 400 surfers are dumb enough to click on an ad offering to infect their PCs, what's left for us to do?

John Mackey
John Mackey
He's also honest, humble, and nuttier than an organic fruitcake
"I like Mackey's haircut. I think he looks cute." - Whole Foods CEO John Mackey, posting under the screen name Rahodeb, on a Yahoo Finance stock forum. The Federal Trade Commission reveals that Mackey authored this and numerous other posts over an eight-year period, hyping his company and himself while trashing the competitor he hoped to acquire, Wild Oats.
Last updated December 20 2007: 10:06 AM ET

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