MapQuest:

Founded in 1967 and owned by Verizon (VZ) this voice navigation for directions was beat out by Apple (AAPL) and Google Maps.

Sega Dreamcast:

This home video game could not reel in gamers who were already hyped by the next-gen Sony and Nintendo consoles.

TiVo (TIVO) :

Released in 1999, this digital video recorder was beat out by other competing DVRs.

Google Glass:

In 2012 the Google Glass by Google (GOOGL) made its debut. Its $1,500 price tag and secret video-recording technology hurt its sales.

Napster:

The service started in 1999,  allowing people to shares their MP3 files. It failed after shifting to a subscription-based model.

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