Social changes

LATEST: The healthcare related spending in the U.S. is expected to grow at a faster pace than the under 5% annual rate it grew over the last decade due to baby boomers becoming an ageing population.
LATEST: Smart clothing and body sensor shipments will total 190 million between 2015 and 2021.
LATEST: The Institute for Fiscal Studies predicts the number of children in poverty will reach five million by 2020.
LATEST: The City of Atlanta will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next two fiscal years.
LATEST: Climate change will put an additional 70 million people at risk of hunger in 2050.
LATEST: Analysts believe Aleppo is likely to fall but the war, now in its sixth year, will grind on with Assad surviving atop a shrunken, broken and fragmented country enduring the world's worst refugee cr...
LATEST: The evolution of networks will see a massive growth in the volume of traffic over a finite spectrum over multiple layers of technology.
LATEST: The dominant narrative about Olympic security is that the Brazilian police are struggling to contain the threats posed to foreign visitors by the city's racially and economically marginalized masses.
LATEST: A smart power approach to U.S.-Turkish relations will expand the leadership role of Turkey in the region and increases its strategic importance to NATO.
LATEST: Consumer price inflation in Indonesia is expected to jump from 3.5 percent in 2016 to 4.3 percent in 2017.
LATEST: Sustaining soil health and water availability could allow farmers to produce on limited land over the long term.
LATEST: Disney Research team has developed technology that digitally projects a 3D version of colouring-book characters while the artist is still working on them.
LATEST: Many people now in midlife will age into Medicare in worse health than the elderly of today-a "lost generation" imposing a fat mortgage on future public health financing.
LATEST: Insurers that are not already embracing new technology will need to adjust their business models for younger drivers.
LATEST: Gen Y employees will grow to represent 75 percent of the workforce.
LATEST: Automation of checkout processes and smart inventory management through sensors and other applications of the Internet of Things are some of the factors expected to lead to a decrease in demand for...
LATEST: The global demand for meat is expected to rise by 73% 2.
LATEST: 57 percent of marketers said that AI was essential to their success and found that 53 percent think AI use will grow in the next two years.
LATEST: NATO leaders will not be able to ignore the security implications of Britain's vote to leave the EU.
LATEST: Falling currencies will drive up the cost of imports, and governments will have to open up to investment and reduce regulation and corruption in order to increase African tax revenue.
LATEST: Entertainment will continue to shift away from traditional broadcast media and print to reality augmented and deeply personalised content.
LATEST: By 2020, renewables will account for more than 26 percent of global capacity.
LATEST: The King of Jordan has warned his country is at 'boiling point' because of the number of Syrian refugees and told the West to help before the 'dam bursts'.
LATEST: Increased demand for some foods, particularly meat and dairy products, would decrease the efficiency of the food system and could make it difficult to feed the world's expanding population in susta...
LATEST: The future of healthcare business intelligence will play out at the intersection of the pressing (and, for that matter, chronic) issues in business and policy.
LATEST: Asia-Pacific countries like China, Japan and South Korea is an emerging market for traffic sensor market and expected to be the highest CAGR in the coming years.
LATEST: By 2050, half of Africa's population will be below 25 years old.
LATEST: More people will be food insecure and will require humanitarian relief assistance for the whole of the 2016/17 consumption year.
LATEST: The world's Muslim population will have soared by 73 per cent between 2010 and 2050.
LATEST: Intensified competition for feedstock crops (and the underlying resources) will tend to siphon off supplies and resources from the food sector.
LATEST: Greece will not reach the agreed-to surplus of 3.5 percent of GDP within two years.
LATEST: The balance of power is shifting, quite literally, away from the old centralised 'coal-by-wire' model into the hands of householders, businesses and communities all over the UK who want their own c...
LATEST: The adoption of the International Maritime Organization Ballast Water Management Convention and new vessel emission standards are expected to accelerate Marine services revenue.
LATEST: The adoption of a circular economy could save the Welsh economy up to £2bn and has the potential to create up to 30,000 jobs.
Tax
LATEST: Individuals (whether or not UK resident, or "deemed-domiciled" under the new rules) will be permitted to clean up during the 2017/18 tax year any bankable asset mixed funds that they hold.
LATEST: Growing demand from high-income economies and above all business investment will combine with a progressive pick-up in demand from China.
LATEST: Samsonite expects that anyone with a smartphone will be able to help retrieve lost Samsonite suitcases and travel or business bags.
LATEST: With more devices added per consumer, closing today's loopholes and anticipating tomorrow's will be crucial for banks seeking to regain and/or retain customer trust.
LATEST: Sharjah will become one of the first cities in the Middle East to reach a target of 100% diversion of waste from landfill.
LATEST: All the developed nations on earth will see job loss rates of up to 47% within the next 25 years.
LATEST: Climate change is widely seen as the greatest threat facing the estimated 500 million smallholder farmers around the world.

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