Nearly 40 percent of the world's population will be online by the end of the year

By Shawn Knight
May 7, 2014
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  1. Around 40 percent of the world's population will be online by the end of this year. Two-thirds of the nearly 3 billion Internet users will be from the developing world with mobile broadband penetration coming in at roughly 32 percent...

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  2. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,392   +329

    Facebook will probably have something to do with this.... along with google...
  3. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 315   +114

    When did Europe become a nation?
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,156   +1,431

    From the way it is spreading in some places, you would think that the need for food and fresh water is highly overrated...

    And then there is Hong Kong, as the epicentre.
  5. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Evangelist Posts: 3,562   +2,370

    If the timestamp on the article is accurate, about two hours ago (give or take a few minutes). No word yet from the AP.
    Lord Enem likes this.
  6. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,310   +56

    I believe it because my 80 year old mother went online this year. Found and asus computer in the trash and rebuilt it; her own computer.
  7. Moxiy

    Moxiy TS Member Posts: 38

    I wanna see what impact that Google's project loon and other such projects will have on this.

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