According to my pedometer, I clocked five miles on Wednesday navigating my way from press conferences, product demos and luxury hotel convention centers looking for the big themes at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. All that walking led me to more Internet connected devices than I've ever see
The figures are difficult for us mere mortals to get our minds around:"Facebook, the popular social networking site, has raised $500 million from Goldman Sachs and a Russian investor in a deal that values the company at $50 billion, according to people involved in the transaction.
What's in store for the new year?Some predictions: gas prices will hit $5 a gallon, Republican governors will set their sights on the 2012 presidential campaign and the "share-everything" social media trend will plateau.Fear Pushing Gas Prices Up?Prepare to fork over $5 for a gallon
Snarky comments on the Web about Bristol Palin and her dancing.Threats from New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino to "take you out!"Broadcaster Pat Robertson saying the people of Haiti had basically brought an earthquake upon themselves.The meanness meter went pretty high in 2010 -- at leas