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India Dominates The Social Networking World With 37.4% Of Social Networking Users [REPORT]

India Dominates The Social Networking World With 37.4% Of Social Networking Users [REPORT] | Globalization | Scoop.it
 Top social networking sites like Facebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc.(NYSE:TWTR) are concerned about the decline in user base growth from certain key regions The user base increased by a mere 22.9% in case of Facebook in the last quarter,...

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This is just one more indication of the extent to which nations like India and China are increasingly major world markets for nearly any new technology.

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Using Cash and Pressure, China Builds Its Chip Industry - New York Times

Using Cash and Pressure, China Builds Its Chip Industry - New York Times | Globalization | Scoop.it
The Chinese government is investing billions in domestic chip makers as well as using legal action against multinationals and, experts say, espionage.
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China's Assault on Corruption Enters Executive Suite - Wall Street Journal

China's Assault on Corruption Enters Executive Suite - Wall Street Journal | Globalization | Scoop.it
China plans to slash compensation for top executives at the largest state-owned firms. The move is bound to be popular with a Chinese public but conflicts with Beijing’s goal of making the companies more market-driven.
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Stelco sale, Canada-Korea free trade top House agenda - CBC.ca (blog)

Stelco sale, Canada-Korea free trade top House agenda - CBC.ca (blog) | Globalization | Scoop.it
Stelco sale, Canada-Korea free trade top House agenda CBC.ca (blog) On the Chamber agenda today: The Canada-Korea free trade deal, now back from committee and expected to be put to a final vote next week, as well as a Senate-initiated bill dealing...
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Cancer behind 70% deaths in India's atomic energy hubs - Times of India

Cancer behind 70% deaths in India's atomic energy hubs - Times of India | Globalization | Scoop.it
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Cancer behind 70% deaths in India's atomic energy hubs
Times of India
Dr Shashank Joshi, senior endocrinologist and president of the Association of Physicians of India, said there is an established link between cancer and radiation.
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U.S. domination of global biomedical R&D slips ...

U.S. domination of global biomedical R&D slips ... | Globalization | Scoop.it
Big Pharma's decision to shift more of its R&D resources to Asia over the past few years has helped spur a subtle but significant erosion of the U.S.'s traditional dominance in the field. (U.S.
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Again, more evidence of the extent to which traditional U.S. dominance in an industry is slipping.

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A gem of an idea does well at international competition - Imperial College London

A gem of an idea does well at international competition - Imperial College London | Globalization | Scoop.it
A gem of an idea does well at international competition
Imperial College London
A team who developed a process for turning waste into plastic has taken home a clutch of awards at an international competition.
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This time its a group of students from the UK who wins an international innovation competition.  This project is interesting because it shows the diversity of skills/talents/interests that combine to create a  genuinely new and useful technology.

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China Warns of Action Against Aircraft Over Disputed Sea - New York Times

China Warns of Action Against Aircraft Over Disputed Sea - New York Times | Globalization | Scoop.it
Washington Post China Warns of Action Against Aircraft Over Disputed Sea New York Times HONG KONG — The Chinese government warned on Saturday that it claimed the right to identify, monitor and possibly take military action against aircraft that...
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China unveils its first stealth drone

China took its first unmanned stealth drone for a 20-minute test flight, state media announced Friday. The "Sharp Sword" drone could be used for both surveil...
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More evidence that the rest of the world is closing the technological gap--in this case China is now in the stealth/drone technology competition.

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China creates air defence zone over disputed islands - ABC Online

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China creates air defence zone over disputed islands
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Around the world in five startups: Paavan Nanda, Zostel (India)

Around the world in five startups: Paavan Nanda, Zostel (India) | Globalization | Scoop.it
Name: Paavan Nanda
Company: Zostel
Date established: 15 August 2013 
Website: www.zostel.com
Twitter: @ZostelHostel
Location: India
1. Describe your business in one sentence.
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Al-qaeda Calls for Caliphate in China's Xinjiang - The Epoch Times

Al-qaeda Calls for Caliphate in China's Xinjiang - The Epoch Times | Globalization | Scoop.it
A new recruiting magazine for al-Qaeda has a two-page spread that lists China's abuses of Uyghurs in its far-west region of Xinjiang, which the Uyghurs call East Turkestan.
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Alibaba, You're Next: Unilever's China Sales Plunge 20% - Forbes

Alibaba, You're Next: Unilever's China Sales Plunge 20% - Forbes | Globalization | Scoop.it
Beijing’s statistics mask a deep falloff in retailing.
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Trade Minister Andrew Robb lashes out at free trade scaremongering - Sydney Morning Herald

Trade Minister Andrew Robb lashes out at free trade scaremongering - Sydney Morning Herald | Globalization | Scoop.it
Trade Minister Andrew Robb has hosed down fears the prices of medicines will increase with the signing of a trans-pacific trade deal, saying it was "not the intention or the outcome" of the impending 12-country agreement.
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Wulian Fights Back, Says it Owns ‘ZigBee’ Trademark in China - Julie Jacobson, CE Pro

Wulian Fights Back, Says it Owns ‘ZigBee’ Trademark in China - Julie Jacobson, CE Pro | Globalization | Scoop.it
Chinese OEM Wulian (Nanjing IoT) says ZigBee Alliance is being petty about trademarks and IP; suggests ZigBee focus on competition from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
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Factory life far from home leaves China's migrant workers vulnerable - CNN

Factory life far from home leaves China's migrant workers vulnerable - CNN | Globalization | Scoop.it
CNN Factory life far from home leaves China's migrant workers vulnerable CNN Shenzhen, China (CNN) -- In a brightly-lit Shenzhen restaurant, 21-year-old Zheng Liqiang, a migrant worker from the inland province of Sichuan, describes his life in this...
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India Dominates The Social Networking World With 37.4% Of Social Networking Users [REPORT]

India Dominates The Social Networking World With 37.4% Of Social Networking Users [REPORT] | Globalization | Scoop.it
 Top social networking sites like Facebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc.(NYSE:TWTR) are concerned about the decline in user base growth from certain key regions The user base increased by a mere 22.9% in case of Facebook in the last quarter,...

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This is just one more indication of the extent to which nations like India and China are increasingly major world markets for nearly any new technology.

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China still has the fastest supercomputer in the world

China still has the fastest supercomputer in the world | Globalization | Scoop.it
China has maintained its lead in the twice-yearly ranking of the world's most powerful supercomputers, with the Chinese National University of Defense Technology's Tianhe-2 system bringing 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second)...
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A Closer Look at China's 'You First' Stance in Climate Treaty Talks - New York Times (blog)

A Closer Look at China's 'You First' Stance in Climate Treaty Talks - New York Times (blog) | Globalization | Scoop.it
The Guardian A Closer Look at China's 'You First' Stance in Climate Treaty Talks New York Times (blog) In our conversation, he explained China's enduring “you first” stance in the climate treaty talks despite its position as the world's leading...
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1.2 Billion Indians Have Reason to Cheer: India's Mars Orbiter Just Snapped ... - Discover Magazine (blog)

1.2 Billion Indians Have Reason to Cheer: India's Mars Orbiter Just Snapped ... - Discover Magazine (blog) | Globalization | Scoop.it
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1.2 Billion Indians Have Reason to Cheer: India's Mars Orbiter Just Snapped ...
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But did you know that India has sent its own spacecraft on a mission to the Red Planet?
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Another indication of how other countries around the world are fast closing the technological gap--in this case the Indiam space program.

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EyeVerify Wins International Startup Competition After Finishing First in U.S. ... - EIN News (press release)

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EyeVerify Wins International Startup Competition After Finishing First in U.S. ...
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Another great story showing how these smart folks from all over the world are coming here to compete--in this case a start-up competition.  The winners in this case were from Netherlands!

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