The History of Technology | 2000 to 2010

We’re going to take you back a bit in the technology time continuum. This is part of a series of posts we’re publishing on the History of Technology. We’ve hand picked some key moments in technology that we think were significant. These are defining moments where technology pioneers created a product, a technology or a company… or did or said something of significance. Think of these posts as time capsules that chronicle some of the most interesting times in tech along with the odd gaff! We’ve also included the top songs, movies and TV shows too!

The History of Technology 2000 to 2010

In this decade, one technology giant rises and one falls, the market sheds 60% in technology stocks alone, but bounces back with Google’s IPO, social networking explodes and phones takes their first pictures.  The cloud is born, along with the XBox and Wii, and we look closely for little green men from Mars.

The Dot Com Bubble Bursts

Welcome The Facebook

Opportunity & Spirit Rovers on Mars

The iPhone is Here…

And Microsoft reacts…

Cryptocurrency Bitcoin appears

Top Movies, Songs and TV Shows

During this decade what were people watching and listening to? Here’s the top 10 movies [source], TV series [source] and songs the 00’s [source].