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We're Doomed: Mobile Devices to Outnumber Humans by 2016

Cisco released results of its mobile device study, which predicts that between 2011 and 2016 mobile device usage will increase 78 percent, and that by 2016 there will be more than 10 billion mobile devices

The United Nations predicted the human population to be around 7.3 billion that same year. 

Friends, we're being outnumbered. 

The study also predicted that by 2016, mobile devices will be downloading, transferring, sending and receiving more than 10.8 exabytes of data per month (which roughly translates to 813 quadrillion text messages, 4.3 quadrillion MP3 files, and 33 billion DVDs). 

And now, a mobile love story (buckle up): 

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Claire Lawton
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