What Was the Biggest Tech Story of 2015?

Now that the year has come to a close, we can look back on the many tech stories that took over the news, such as the launch of the Apple Watch as well as the launch of Windows 10. But what was the biggest tech story of 2015?

This was certainly a year of many tech stories, and many of them made mainstream news, not just dominating technology news. Certainly the launch of the Apple Watch was highly anticipated, and once it hit the shelves, it still dominated the news. The same can be said for Windows 10.

But there were other big stories other than the launches. As Apple Music was getting ready to launch, they started fighting with Taylor Swift. She won. Additionally, the Ashley Madison site got hacked, exposing many people’s secrets. Gadgets took over the news with both drones that are appearing everywhere as well as Hoverboards that were found to be catching on fire. And of course there’s net neutrality and it’s affect on both Internet service providers and users.

We’re looking for you to weigh in. What was the biggest tech story of 2015?

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Laura Tucker
Laura Tucker

Laura has spent nearly 20 years writing news, reviews, and op-eds, with more than 10 of those years as an editor as well. She has exclusively used Apple products for the past three decades. In addition to writing and editing at MTE, she also runs the site's sponsored review program.

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