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4.9 Billion People Now Have Mobile Accounts

First America, then Europe. The debt crisis has reached emerging markets, and The Economist explains.
Where is the world’s groundwater?

water

Source:  Tech Times

 
According to Ericsson’s most recent Mobility Report, the number of mobile subscriptions now outnumbers the world’s population:
subscriptions

Source:  Statista

(Note:  Ericsson puts the number of actual mobile subscribers at 4.9 billion, leaving 2.4 billion people disconnected.)
 
New  Zealand, anyone?

business

Source:  World Economic Forum

 
More forgiveness?

burgeoning

 
What’s amiss in Iceland? And about what is Australia so depressed…?
antidepressants
 
Another sign of the times:

Nest

 
Domestic migration on deck:

seas

Source:  World Economic Forum

 
Best places to grow old:
age
 
This is amusing:

FED

Source:  Wall Street Journal

 
We really ought to do something about this:

medicine

 
Could this be why the U.S. is delaying interest rate increases?
debt
 
Tame inflation.
prices

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