International News Archive - March 22, 2012
The Internet is responsible for a larger percentage of the UK's economy than any other G20 industrial or developing nation, a new study from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has discovered.
A new strain of whooping cough has been eluding vaccines and causing the number of whooping cough cases to rise sharply in Australia.
While the athletes competing in the London Olympic Games this summer are likely to be performing at their very peak, the same might not ring true for the host city's Internet and mobile phone networks.
China has surpassed the United States in the total number of citizens using smartphones and tablets devices running software from Apple or Google, according to new data released Wednesday by mobile analytics firm Flurry.
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