Barack Obama has been named the TIME person of the year. This, perhaps, nicely caps off his achievements this year. But his ascendancy to the world's most powerful office comes with high expectations and high hopes, especially in such uncertain economic times. If all that he said is to be realized, a "brighter day will come".
Henry Paulson, Nicholas Sarkozy, Sarah Palin and Zhang Yimou are the runner-ups.
On the tech front, Apple has announced that it is pulling out of MacWorld.
It's hard to believe 2009 is almost here.