U.S. still dominant information economy

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Framingham, Mass. -- The U.S. remains the world's dominant information economy, according to a newly released study, ``1999 IDC/World Times Information Society Index: Measuring Progress to a Digital Future.'' While the continued dominance of the U.S. will turn few heads, the study found that some smaller nations, such as Singapore, were progressing more quickly toward the digital future than such nations as the United Kingdom, France and Japan. The study examines countries' adaptation of the information economy according to performance in four categories: information, Internet, computer and social.
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