The year of heroes, zeros and encounters of the virtual kind
There is rarely a dull year in tech, but 2020 really did have drama and excitement in every corner. Here are the highlights from a most unusual 12 months in the sector
Zoom stumbles to supremacy
The pandemic dominated every aspect of life in 2020, so it’s no surprise that a product that helped us all stay connected while remaining apart made the biggest leap forward this year.
Zoom, founded by Eric Yuan, and video calling in general, was hardly a new phenomenon, but our sudden total reliance on it changed everything. So sudden was that change that an unrelated and defunct company saw...
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Challenge now is to reverse the decline of women in tech
The pandemic hasn‘t helped, but the expected recovery process could be seen as an opportunity to encourage cultural change and draw more women into Stem-related careers
Tech View: The cookie finally crumbles as Google calls a halt
Google is getting rid of third-party cookies in a move that highlights the need for a complete rethink on online advertising
Tech View: Is space your next frontier? Then read on
Do you remain calm under pressure, can you cope with irregular hours, lots of travel and time away from your family? If the answer is yes, then you could be on your way to becoming an astronaut