2012 was a big year for technology companies. Specifically, 2012 was a year of legal disputes, interoperability loss, M&A activity, IPO activities, and FAANG was born.
At the same time, coverage of technology companies was changing into an endless loop of hot takes and narrowing sources. Technology journalism had become a seemingly endless loop
of horse race metaphors, hyperbole, and all while avoiding external links to sources in pursuit of capturing more eyeballs.
- The Next Web
- The Verge
- Wall Street Journal