If there is one thing this year has taught us, it is that we are more divisive than ever. Whether we’re talking Android versus iOS, Republicans versus Democrats, or closing versus opening up the economy, we apparently can’t agree on anything. Well, except for one thing: 2020 has been a terrible year.
This is an annual summary of the biggest technology failures CNET has prepared to make us feel better about the terrible year we have had.
The amount of inaccurate information being disseminated everywhere has simply increased. For example, the idea was born that Bill Gates is the person behind the coronavirus pandemic, and that he will implant chips in our bodies. Although the companies have tried, they have not been able to fight this phenomenon.
TikTok continues to be a social phenomenon, but the success of the company has attracted the attention of Trump, who has attacked the Chinese platform as a platform that he says is dangerous to the American people.
Trump has signed an executive order asking TikTok to sell its US subsidiary to a US company. TikTok chose Oracle and Walmart as buyers, and the deal received Trump’s blessing. But then the election happened and Trump completely forgot about it as an issue.
One of the most sensational hacks of this year was the hacking of all reputable profiles like that of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Barack Obama, and other famous executives.
Bad behavior of electric cars
Nikola had an unforgettable year, even if the company wanted to forget it. It was discovered that in the ads for the electric truck the truck was not actually moving by itself, but was edited to look like that. Things got out of hand when stakeholders accused Tesla of fraud.