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Apple Dominates Global Smartwatch Sales

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When Apple introduced the Apple Watch in September 2014, it had impossible shoes to fill. After all, the company’s first foray into the nascent wearables market was supposed to emulate the iPhone’s unprecedented success, a task that the iPad had failed to …

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Fast Food Was Healthier In The 1980s

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Across the United States, 93.3 million people were obese in 2015-2016 while 36.6 percent of the country’s adults consumed fast food on a given day according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new study published in the Journal of …

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India Has The Most Polluted Cities On Earth

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Air pollution will cost the global economy $225 billion over the next year and take an estimated seven million lives. That’s according to the IQAir AirVisual 2018 World Air Quality Report which was compiled together with Greenpeace. The research found that 15 …

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Pakistan sugar industry: a sweet-bitter saga

Pakistan sugar industry: a sweet-bitter saga

Pakistan’s sustainable economic growth begins with a strong agricultural base since it is an agrarian economy. The agriculture sector contributes around 21% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employing more than 40% of the labor force. It provides food to the rapidly growing population and …

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Can the future of Pakistan be cashless?

Can the future of Pakistan be cashless

Currently, only about 21% of Pakistan’s adult population has formal access to financial services whereas, 34% of Pakistan’s population uses a smartphone with a broadband connection and this number is expected to grow significantly due to increasing availability of inexpensive …

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