News tagged with deficit

Delays hang over Pakistan 3G lifeline

Pakistan's cash-strapped government has promised to sell 3G mobile telephone licences to raise revenue, match regional rivals and drive prosperity, but the process has been beset by delays.

dateAug 07, 2013 in Telecom
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IT industry ignores silver surfers at its peril

Hardware and software vendors are foolish to ignore the needs of the growing population of older computer and information technology users, the so-called "silver surfers". US researchers offer convincing evidence in a monograph ...

dateMay 14, 2013 in Other
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Biosocial crime prevention

Modern crime prevention would benefit from a greater biosocial approach to delinquency and offending that is rooted in family, school and community intervention strategies, according to a research team led ...

dateFeb 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Understanding the historical probability of drought

Droughts can severely limit crop growth, causing yearly losses of around $8 billion in the United States. But it may be possible to minimize those losses if farmers can synchronize the growth of crops with periods of time ...

dateJan 30, 2013 in Environment
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