Social Issues

CNN Heroes 2011 – Everyday People Changing the World – Special Reports

Watch every week as we introduce you to the CNN Heroes of 2011

CNN is searching the globe for unheralded heroes — everyday people changing the world. Nominations close August 31, 2011. CNN Heroes culminates in a global. Now entering its fifth year, CNN Heroes shines a spotlight on “everyday people changing the world.” THANK YOU for watching “CNN HEROES: AN ALL-STAR TRIBUTE”” – and especially for your donations to the Top 10 CNN Heroes ...

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Are Smartphones Taking Over Our Lives? UK as a Smartphone Addicted Country

UK as a smartphone-addicted country

New research portrays the UK as a smartphone-addicted country. Mobile data services have increased 40-fold in a three-year period in the country, and more than a quarter of adults and nearly half of teenagers own a smartphone. The 341-page report, released by UK telecommunications regulator Ofcom, is sprinkled with nuggets of information about mobile data consumption among smartphone users, as ...

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