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Study says Finland leads global technology rankings

Finland surpassed the United States in global rankings of a nation’s ability to benefit from information and communication technology, according to a study released Wednesday. The 335-page Global Information Technology Report by the World Economic Forum, the World Bank and the French-based international business school INSEAD used 64 criteria, ranging from the use of technology by individuals, governments and businesses to regulations and infrastructure. The report aims to help governments make technology policies that will help them compete in the global economy. The countries that scored best were those where government and business leaders were most flexible, said Bruno Lanvin of the World Bank. The United States slipped to second after ranking No. 1 last year. Filling out the top 10 were Singapore, Sweden, Iceland, Canada, Britain, Denmark, Taiwan and Germany. Full Story

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