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Quibi, Twitter hack and misinformation: The biggest tech fails of 2020

Quibi, Twitter hack and misinformation: The biggest tech fails of 2020

If there’s anything this year has taught us, it’s that we’re more divided than ever. Whether it’s fanboy arguments over Android versus iOS, Republicans versus Democrats, or shutdowns versus opening the economy, we seemingly can’t agree on anything. Well, except for one thing: 2020 is a dumpster fire that we all can’t wait to see in our rear view mirror.

The coronavirus pandemic, which has infected 60 million people around the world and led to roughly 258,000 deaths in the US alone, forced an economic shutdown that eliminated more than 22 million jobs in March and April. It’s also forced a shift in how we live our lives, which we’re largely spending at home out of fear of either contracting or spreading the disease. That’s led to a particularly hard Thanksgiving holiday, with millions of people unable to spend time with their loved ones.

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It’s around this time of the year that CNET traditionally unveils its “Tech Turkeys,” our annual roundup of the biggest flops in tech. What started out as good-natured ribbing of the tech industry was a list that transformed into something much darker. IN recent years, we’ve seen a YouTuber running into a dead body, multiple claims of sexual harassment and enough hacks to keep us up at night…Read more>>

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