he next year may be tough for tech giants, with the authorities imposing more rules.
In Europe and the US, authorities have stepped in to throttle the forces of Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Alphabet, owned by Google, through competition and control mechanisms.
On the other hand, it will be easier to benefit from the benefits of technology while working at your home.
2021’in technology We gathered the expected developments on the side.
Restrictions on large tech companies
In the last weeks of 2020, dark clouds began to float over companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple.
Earlier this month, federal officials and 45 state attorneys in the US accused Facebook of taking illegal actions to buy out competitors and curb competition.
In December, the European Commission presented a new draft law on how to regulate large technology companies.
In England, the institution that regulates competition and markets has introduced a mechanism that will require sanctions against these companies.
On the other hand, these companies are eagerly anticipating how the new president of the USA, Joe Biden, will act.
Biden had previously said that he criticized big technology companies, especially Facebook.
On the one hand, there are many people who are against these companies to establish a monopoly.
This year for the aerospace industry coronavirus It was very difficult because of the pandemic.
On the other hand, both sectors state that they are still committed to research and development.
In September, Airbus introduced three new hydrogen-powered designs.
Next year, Airbus will sign an agreement with Germany, France, Spain and Italy to develop a new drone.
Rolls-Royce will introduce an electric aircraft in 2021; The company aims to make this aircraft the first electric flying vehicle to break a speed record.
It is also a very difficult year for many retail companies.
In this period when people are turning to online shopping, it seems that there will be many changes in the retail sector in 2021.
Amazon is expected to increase the number of unboxed stores next year.
20 stores are currently active in the USA, and plans to open these stores in the UK in 2021. the news there is.
After tracking what people get with smart cameras and artificial intelligence, the bill is sent to their homes.
Home working technology
It is thought that most companies will continue to work from home in the next year.
Dropbox and Twitter announced that all their employees will work from home from now on.
Microsoft and Facebook also stated that many of their employees will continue to stay at home.
This means a new area for tech companies to profit from.
Especially for companies working in the field of security, this can mean a gain, as security will play an important role for companies that allow work from home, from internet connection to data storage.
At the same time, the demand for software that enables collaboration among employees is increasing.
Demand for software such as Miro and Mural has increased recently; Mural has gained over a million active users this year.
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The company called Waymo has around 300 cars that move without driver in Phoenix, USA.
Growing rapidly in the autonomous car industry with Alphabet’s support, Waymo plans to expand its service to Phoenix and beyond.
Waymo One, which opened in October, is a first in the world.
Cruise, Waymo’s rival and affiliated with General Motors, is also testing self-driving cars in San Francisco.
Cruise, who got his trial permit in October, aims to provide a public service just like Waymo; however, when this will happen is not yet known.
Lyft is also experimenting in San Francisco.
On the other hand, Uber abandoned self-driving car development plans.
The company sold the driverless vehicle unit to Aurora Technologies, which is backed by Amazon.
This company uses more taxi and food have turned the delivery into their services.
AutoX, on the other hand, took 25 autonomous or remotely controlled cars to test in Shenzhen.