Sept. 15, 2019 · 2 MIN READ
The latest estimate from the World Bank puts global GDP at roughly $86 trillion in nominal terms for 2018. The visualization above from Howmuch.net uses data from the World Bank, released in July 2019, to visualize the entire global economy by GDP in 2018.
June 27, 2019 · 3 MIN READ
One of the biggest stories in Asian business is China’s “Belt and Road” Initiative, President Xi Jinping’s signature foreign policy venture that aims to redraw global trade routes. It is estimated to cost more than $1 trillion USD, making it arguably the largest overseas investment programs ever undertaken by a single country. This could likely change the global eco-economic and geopolitical balance of power.
Apr 15, 2019 · 2 MIN READ
The exponential growth of data is undisputed, but the numbers behind this explosion are hard to comprehend, particularly when looked at in the context of one day. By 2025, it’s estimated that 463 exabytes of data will be created each day globally – that’s the equivalent of 212,765,957 DVDs per day!
Apr 07, 2019 · 2 MIN READ
A whole lot can happen in an internet minute. If you have been wondering, wonder no more. This easy-to-digest infographic breaks down what happens in one minute on the internet: 18.1 million text messages and 188 million emails sent, 3.8 million Google searched, 4.5 million videos watched on YouTube, and 694,444 hours watched on Netflix.
Nov 11, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
Sears, the original everything store that once was one of the largest retailers with more than 125-year history, filed for bankruptcy protection. Today, Sears is drowning in $5.5 billion of outstanding debt.
Jan 4, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
Google acquired the U.S. restaurant reviews specialist Zagat back in 2011 for $151 million. It was one of 57 deals completed completed by the online giant in just first nine months of 2011. Google previously tried but failed to acquire Yelp.
Nov 28, 2017 · 2 MIN READ
Nepal is a small country nestled in the heart of the Himalayan mountains where the famous Mt. Everest is located. To put the numbers in perspective, Nepal is about five times smaller than Texas. For such a small country, Nepal is home to the 8 out of 10 highest mountains in the world.