The number of mobiles will exceed human beings by 2012
The machines are taking over: expert predicts that by the end of 2012 there will be more mobile devices in use globally than people.
The current global population is currently around 7 billion, but according to Dr Mike Short, the uptake of mobile devices will pass that mark during the course of next year. He also predicts that China and India will each have more than 1 billion mobile subscriptions during the first half of 2012.
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