But laws of physics dictate that with every action comes a reaction. Every piece of good news seems to come burdened with its own baggage of negativity. Here are some of 2012's major developments -- along with their potential unanticipated consequences.
'Damning with faint praise' perfectly describes the critical reception for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco.
|Why AT&T wants Time Warner|
|Massive cyberattack involved tens of millions of IP addresses|
|American vigilante hacker sends Russia a warning|
|AT&T acquires Time Warner in media mega-deal|
|McYeah! Big comeback for McDonald's continues|