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Technology In 2020: Big Tech Goes To Washington; Online Shopping Gets A Pandemic Boost

In this photo illustration, a Zoom logo is seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
In this photo illustration, a Zoom logo is seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

This year we turned Zoom into a verb, Airbnb into a pandemic refuge and watched as lawmakers accused big tech of illegally squashing the competition.

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley speaks with Ina Fried, chief technology correspondent for Axios, and Rani Molla, senior data reporter for Recode, for a look back at some major tech stories in 2020.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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