It's the last Wrap-up of 2011! The top story of the week was a big one: Just in time for the holidays when millions of people are using Skype to connect with loved ones, the company's network cratered, dropping from 20 million connections to about 200,000 in a matter of hours. Ouch. We continued our year-end series on top products and developments, picking the best big and little companies of 2010, as well as the most promising company in 2011.

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