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Computer History for the year 2020

Updated: 04/12/2021 by Computer Hope

Major computer events in 2020

Coronavirus in China

In early February 2020, the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus in China caused significant disruption to the worldwide technology industry. Google announced the temporary closure of all offices in mainland China, and all Apple stores in China were closed indefinitely. Companies including Qualcomm, Nintendo, and Facebook Oculus announced major losses in production from their factories located in China. The Chinese government reported a 50{c4cf6ba696bcdcdf86b604b720875a2a98cda9c220bbcc2ba24070e6e282b06f} decrease in smartphone sales.

NVIDIA announced it was acquiring Arm for $40 billion on September 13, 2020.

AMD announced it would be buying Xilinx for $35

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