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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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China Surpasses US as the Largest PC Market

Written on August 24, 2011 by Lulu

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China outpointed US in PC market share this spring and takes the lead as the largest market.

A new research from IDC revealed that China managed to surpass the US as the world’s largest PC market. For all of 2011, US hold on to the lead, but China was able to push past them this spring. China also claimed 22% of all PCs shipped at 18.5 million, while 21% (17.7 million) went to Americans. Due to this scenario, researchers predicted that China will be getting 21.8% for all of 2012, where the US would slip tp 19.6%.

The catch-up in the said populous but poorer country may have resulted from their government plans. Its 12th Five Year Plan was encouraging very large companies at the center of China’s foundations to keep investing and spending during the time when the US was still struggling. China also works to improve their technology in poorer cities, where the US was much more saturated and has less room to grow.

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