A lot of these ten best list types of stories tend to be disappointing. However I found this list compelling. Yes, there has been some pretty big tech things happening in 2011. On the other hand experience tells us the really big thing that is destined to change the world is something that seems obscure to us now. For example there were no headlines in 1975 announcing the formation of Microsoft.
It’s been a big year for the tech world—and it’s barely half over. From epic business deals to breakthrough products to political Twitter victims, the digital landscape looks considerably different in July than it did in January.