Category: World

China: Waking The Sleeping Giant

The United States’ Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, is still larger than China’s. But according to economic analysts, that might not be the case much longer.

China, thanks in part to its large population, has been steadily growing its GDP in the last few years. Some economists say it will only be 10 years before the country surpasses the U.S.’ GDP.

China, of course, made big news when its GDP did rise above Japan’s in the second quarter of 2010. This marked the first time that China’s GDP ever rose past Japan’s.

 

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By The Numbers: Our Very Connected, Always-On World

Our world is getting smaller and smaller, thanks to the increasing number of folks connecting to the Internet. Our world is getting faster, thanks to us being connected everywhere. Our world is getting more connected and that in itself is changing the way we live, work, communicate and share. Here is a visual representation of our connected planet, by the numbers.

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