"It wasn't a great year, but 2004 saw the bruised and bloodied
tech industry struggle to its feet and begin to fight again.
"It was the year of offshoring, voice over IP (VoIP) and iPods.
Microsoft opened up about its security vulnerabilities while
software vendor SCO Group sued Linux users. Sun Microsystems didn't
go under (as I predicted), but rather kissed and made up with
Microsoft, which is almost as bad..."