To say 2017 was a big year for technology and tech stocks would be an understatement. 

As the Nasdaq surges to new highs this year on the back of stellar performances from not only the FANG stocks, but many other tech names from Broadcom Limited (AVGO) - Get Report  to Nvidia Corp. (NVDA) - Get Report , there was no shortage of headline-grabbing news. From new smartphones to electric cars to chips to cloud platforms, TheStreet takes a birds-eye view of 2017's top tech stories.

This column was originally published on Dec. 19.

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