According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% year over year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5 million units last year.
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) of New Jersey has awarded a contract to construct and install four miles of steel sheet piling into the beaches of Mantoloking and Brick to protect Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future severe storms, Commissioner Bob Martin announced.
Italian gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 0.1% in the first quarter of 2014 with respect to the previous quarter and by 0.5% with respect to the first quarter of last year, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said.
South Korea's producer prices fell last month, posting a longest decline in the country's history, on the back of lower commodity prices and the currency's ascent to the U.S. dollar, central bank data showed.
Florida legislators authorized $42.5 million for space-related programs for the state's 2015 budget year that begins July 1, including revamping the space shuttle's runway and landing facilities at the Kennedy Space Center for commercial users.