Social changes

LATEST: Creating tech-enabled, personalized hotel stays will become increasingly important as America's 80 million millennials beat out the baby boomers as the generation spending the most on travel.
LATEST: Another UK start-up See Fashion is targeting fashion brands by helping them to identify trends and buy opportunities in their market.
LATEST: Social care services for children in the UK are being pushed to breaking point with a £2 billion funding gap expected to open by 2020.
LATEST: The growing fear in Mosul is that ISIS will sneak suicide bombers back into the city.
LATEST: Cool roofs could substantially reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in climate zones with hot summers.
LATEST: Expert assessments indicate that North Korea could be able to strike the US mainland with a nuclear weapon by the end of the decade.
LATEST: Mobility on Demand will take 10 years to come into fruition.
LATEST: 3,000 people in Britain may pose a terrorist threat and that more than 800 people have gone to Isis-controlled territory in Syria.
LATEST: Improving management and leadership across the UK and closing the productivity gap could be a bigger financial reward for the UK than maintaining access to the EU's single market.
LATEST: North America will see average annual growth of 5 to 10 percent in sales of robots from 2016 to 2019.
LATEST: It has been estimated that if female entrepreneurs had the same access to capital as their male counterparts do, 6 million jobs could be added to the U.S. economy over the next five years.
LATEST: Generation Alpha will be a generation that only knows a world living in real-time.
LATEST: Gen Z workers will test the ability of many companies to be both seamlessly digital and surprisingly human and socially engaged.
LATEST: In the U.S. 20.1 per cent of households are under banked and 33% of millennials do not expect to have a bank account in the next five years.
LATEST: Gen Z will put pressure on organizations to provide flexible work environments.
LATEST: Dwelling investment in Australia is expected to continue to contribute to GDP growth over the next year or so.
LATEST: The number of people age 65+ with dementia will increase more than 40% in the United States during the coming decade.
LATEST: People could control their home settings using artificial intelligence by 2040 as well.
LATEST: The Gulf countries will have a more sustainable outlook if their people have more freedom to participate in designing their future.
LATEST: Regulators will benefit from an improved audit trail and will be able to see activity in the market in near real time.
LATEST: Immersive education and entertainment will come from the cloud.
LATEST: Businesses will need to develop methods of making quantum computing useful to the consumer.
LATEST: More young men will keep turning to terrorism.
LATEST: Abandoning codes of practice for farm animal welfare is not in the best interests of the animals and will not produce higher quality food.
LATEST: If Microsoft Corporation has a 100% owned subsidiary in India, and that office exports US$2 Billion worth of services out of India, then US$2 Billion will be added to the GDP of India.
LATEST: A hard Brexit will cost the UK up to £200bn over the next 15 years.
LATEST: Populations in West Africa are expected to double by 2025.
LATEST: The anticipated return of a large number of refugees from Kenya following the announced closure of Dadaab refugee camp is expected to significantly increase the number of people requiring humanitar...
LATEST: Most black Protestants (60%) take an optimistic view that new solutions will emerge to address the strains on natural resources caused by a growing world population.
LATEST: Informing stakeholders of the changing amounts of rainfall and the spatial distribution of precipitation will help them to better allocate resources for the management of water resources.
LATEST: Good accessibility to public transport could contribute to reduced risk of depression.
LATEST: Cyanobacteria blooms are expected to continue to increase in the coming years due to climate change and more nutrients running off into waterways.
LATEST: With growing economies and rising standards of living in Africa, in the next 15 years alone electricity demand is expected to grow more than threefold.
LATEST: Driving in tight formation to reduce aerodynamic energy consumption could result in a 4-25 percent reduction.
LATEST: The IMF downgraded its 2017 and 2018 growth forecasts for the US economy due to doubts that Trump will be able to implement promised tax cuts.
LATEST: The US dollar will appreciate or that the prices of US products will rise in response to new border taxes.
LATEST: China accounted for 75 percent of the destination's overall growth of international tourism and the number of Chinese visitors is projected to climb rapidly in coming years.
LATEST: New features on the Nokia Flexi Zone Citizen Band Radio Service small cells will allow companies in the United States to leverage 3.5 GHz CBRS shared spectrum as it becomes available.
LATEST: New Delhi will be producing more than 14,000 metric tons of waste per day by 2024 and would require a landfill site equal to 7 percent of the city's total land.
LATEST: By 2018, an estimated 2 million employees will be required to wear health and fitness tracking devices on the job.
LATEST: Solar power will account for a significant fraction of world energy production in 10 to 20 years' time.

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