There have been a number of winners and losers in the world of technology over the past year. From NFTs, a venture capital boom and 5G roll-out to cybersecurity issues and flip phones, it’s been a busy year both here in Ireland and internationally. Here are our pick of Tech Year’s winners and losers.
1. Crypto and NFTs
Like it or mockery of it, crypto has shown again in 2021 that it will likely stay here in the medium term.
Despite quasi-bans in some large countries and other regulatory finger movements, the price of most major cryptocurrencies continued to rise. A euro spent on Bitcoin on January 1st was roughly …