Sony Year-End Report Card: B+

» 12/20/07 8:30pm 12/20/07 8:30pm

Although Sony makes everything from music players to phones to robots to computers to movies, the biggest news of 2007 was made in its gaming and TV lines. Sure, we liked Sony Ericsson W- and K-series' flashy designs and were proud that Vaio PCs joined the increasingly crowded CableCARD home-theater PC market, but… » 12/20/07 8:30pm 12/20/07 8:30pm

Wal-Mart Year-End Report Card: C

Oh, Wal-Mart. You are so easy to hate. What with your union-busting, mom-and-pop-killing, big box awfulness, who wouldn't hate you? It would be all to easy for me to come in here and just give you an F and everyone would agree with me and we could all walk hand-in-hand into the sunset, hating Wal-Mart. And while I do… » 12/19/07 1:00pm 12/19/07 1:00pm