We were dazzled by an array of smartphones. We were fascinated and then disappointed by Facebook’s initial public offering. And we held our breaths as we awaited the verdict in the Apple v. Samsung trial.
But all that’s so 2012. Let’s talk 2013. Will we still be paying attention to patents, smartphones, and IPOs? The answer is “yes, yes, and yes,” but not in the way you might imagine. The great thing about writing about the high-tech industry is its constant march forward. New companies get built on the bones of old companies, and new faces emerge while others fade. It’s what keeps us going and sitting on those hard, wooden courtroom benches