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POLIO FREE INDIA – 13 January 2014

POLIO FREE INDIA – 13 January 2014

More than 2.4 million volunteers vaccinate some 170 million children in India during every immunisation round

India is marking three years since its last reported polio case, a landmark in the global battle against the disease.

It is seen as confirmation of one of India’s biggest public health successes, achieved through a massive and sustained immunisation programme.
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Internet advertising climbs to $31 billion in 2011 – 18 April 2012

Internet advertising climbs to $31 billion in 2011 – 18 April 2012

Internet advertising revenue in the United States jumped 22 percent to $31 billion in 2011 setting a record high.

The bulk of last year’s spend went to search and display advertising, according to a report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PwC released on Wednesday.

The numbers show the growing importance of digital among advertisers who are choosing to place more dollars on websites, smartphones, and tablet devices to reach consumers.
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US judge sends Apple, Samsung to settlement talks – 18 April 2012

US judge sends Apple, Samsung to settlement talks – 18 April 2012

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) agreed that their chief executives would participate in settlement talks to try to resolve a patent lawsuit over smartphone and tablet technology, according to a court filing.

Apple sued Samsung in the United States last year, saying the South Korean company’s Galaxy line of mobile phones and tablets “slavishly” copies the iPhone and iPad. Samsung then countersued Apple.
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