Social changes

LATEST: Finding good employees is only going to become more challenging as the retirement of Baby Boomers speeds up.
LATEST: Americans will collectively spend more on taxes in 2016 than they will on food, clothing, and housing combined.
LATEST: Ready-to-serve bottles will serve the needs of parents whose children are kept busy all day but don't have access to the school cafeteria during summer.
LATEST: High density population centres are likely to be urban areas in close proximity to the coast and will require the Army to better understand the way cities are designed and how they work (the "metab...
LATEST: Climate change is expected to alter some conditions in tens of thousands of physically realistic hurricane seasons under current conditions.
LATEST: No state poses a credible threat of using nuclear weapons against the UK.
LATEST: Indonesia's GDP is forecast to grow at 5% a year over 2016-2020, supported by strong growth in consumer demand and infrastructure investment.
LATEST: Riot police will control the camera-equipped interceptor drones to chase after private drones they feel may be spying on buildings.
LATEST: President-elect Donald Trump's opposition to the plan poses a risk to the foreign investment that had been flooding into Vietnam in hopes of gaining preferential access for exports to the U.S. and ...
LATEST: Ethiopia can expect net cereal production from the main harvest to fall by 3.3 million metric tons from last year's harvest.
LATEST: Seniors who use adult incontinence products could save $82 a year in taxes and parents could save $50 a year if the tax was removed from Utah diaper sales.
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: Gen Xers increasing incomes and savings will help them amass a net worth of $37 trillion in 2030.
LATEST: Gen Y is going to continue finding newer digital avenues to explore.
LATEST: In the next 10 years 40% of all new vehicles will be sold to Millennials.
LATEST: North America is expected to lead the zero net energy homes (ZNEH) market from 2015 to 2025.
LATEST: 2017 could be the year when data lakes will finally become useful.
LATEST: Some Eurozone leaders were likely concerned that a similar fate could befall other countries in financial distress in the future.
LATEST: Brexit does represent an opportunity not to blindly harmonize all EU laws and regulations.
LATEST: US demand for sports equipment (valued at manufacturer-level prices) is forecast to total $16.6 billion in 2020.
LATEST: Limiting meat consumption to healthy levels could save six gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalent by 2050.
LATEST: Millions of migrants will leave economically depressed countries looking for work.
LATEST: The world will need between $300 billion and $400 billion annually to preserve healthy ecosystems on land and in the oceans.
LATEST: 2017 will be the year when businesses recognise the dangers and inadequacies of static passwords for user authentication and access control.
LATEST: Planning and negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union could cost up to £65m in administration a year.
LATEST: By 2030, 590 million will inhabit India's cities and 70% of new employment will be generated in urban areas.
LATEST: Global inequality could spread as the developed world resumes its traditional position as the driver of economic growth.
LATEST: Muslims will shoot up from 23.3 percent of the population in 2010 to 29.7 percent in 2050.
LATEST: 2017 will see the first opportunities for some NHS Trusts to share resources.
LATEST: The US is projected to grow faster and age slower than the populations of its major economic partners in Europe.
LATEST: A smarter use of technology could be one way of ensuring the NHS is able to use its resources to their full potential.
LATEST: Laws, rules, and guidelines devised to prevent discrimination will be circumvented-intentionally or accidentally-as organizations use increasingly sophisticated analytics to carve out competitive a...
LATEST: Global spending on grid modernization and smart grid technologies has emerged as a major growth segment in the infrastructure sector and is expected to continue to grow.
LATEST: Global rice trade in 2016 is forecast at 41.3 million tons.
LATEST: The group of countries that depend on tourism could suffer a loss of more than 1% of gross domestic product from the Zika virus.
LATEST: A wildcard for 2016 will be whether the positive effects from lower oil prices will finally broaden from European shores to the U.S. and to emerging markets.
LATEST: In Europe, more than 100 million people are threatened by poverty despite having full-time jobs.

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