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Math nerds will love today's U.S. population number

Aug 14, 2012
Shortly after 2:29 this afternoon Eastern Daylight Time, the U.S. population clock hit 314,159,265.
Posted In: pi, population

With growth, China population becomes more urban

Jan 17, 2012
China's economy grew 8.9 percent last quarter, in part thanks to the movement of millions of people from the countryside for better paying jobs in cities. For the first time, the number of urban dwellers there has officially topped the rural population.
Posted In: China, population, growth

There are more wireless subscribers than there are people in the whole United States of America

Oct 11, 2011
CTIA, a wireless industry group, is out with its semi-annual report today showing that there are 327.6 million wireless subscribers (CTIA says...
Posted In: mobile, population, Tech Report

When do you buy organic? When do experts?

May 4, 2011
I never know when it makes sense to shell out extra money for organic foods. It's one of the reasons I started working on the story for Marketpla...
Posted In: conventional food, farming, Food, GMOS, organics, pesticides, population, prices, sustainability

MIDDAY UPDATE: Motorola splits and Australian floods

Jan 4, 2011
Today, Motorola calls it "splits" -- dividing up its business into halves based on stability and risk. For years, Motorola stayed afloat by...
Posted In: Australia, cell phones, commodities, flood, mid-day update, motorola, population, smart phones

Census 2010: Population winners and losers

Dec 21, 2010
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Posted In: census 2010, Economy, population

MID-DAY UPDATE: More job losses in September...

Oct 8, 2010
This morning, the Labor Department said federal, state and local governments cut more jobs than the private sector created. Non-farm employment...
Posted In: green-washing, Immigration, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, population, Unemployment