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Here Are The Cities With The Most Smartphone Thieves – Infographic

Around 113 smartphones are stolen or lost each minute in the U.S., but there’s one city in which they are pilfered more than any other: Philadelphia.

According to data highlighted in an infographic by gadget-insurance company Protect Your Bubble, smartphone theft is most likely to occur in Philly, followed by Seattle and Oakland, respectively. Rounding out the top ten are (in order of placement) are: Long Beach, Calif., Newark, N.J., Detroit, Cleveland, Baltimore, New York and Boston.

Meanwhile, the top places to lose a phone are at fast-food restaurants, drug stores, grocery stores, coffee shops and the office, respectively.

The infographic also reveals more about smartphone theft in various city. For example, phone thefts make up 40% of all robberies in New York City, and iPhones account for 70% of cell phones stolen on public transportation, such as subways and buses.

For a full look at how smartphones are stolen and lost nationwide, check out the infographic below.

Source: Mashable.com

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Top Landmarks In The World’s Most Social Cities – Infographic

Planning to check in at New York’s American Museum of Natural History or Rome’s Trevi Fountain this summer? You’re not alone.

Facebook has pored over its check-in data and isolated the “most-social” spots in 25 cities. Among the patterns that Facebook has uncovered:

Malls and outdoor markets like Melbourne’s Queen Victoria market, Sao Paolo’s Mercado Municipal and Seoul’s Dongdaeum appear within the top 10 landmarks for 19 of 25 cities.
Amusement parks like Moscow’s Gorky Park, Seoul’s Lotte World appear, Johannesburg’s Gold Reef City and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens also score high.
Chain restaurants like the Hard Rock Cafes in Buenos Aires, Delhi and Barcelona, TGI Fridays in Norway, and Bella Paulista Casa de Paes in Sao Paulo also appeared on the list.
Not surprisingly, cities with warmer climates had more check-ins to outdoor spots, while indoor spots scored higher for colder cities.

The list of the top landmarks in all the cities can be found here.

Meanwhile, the infographic highlights the most-social landmarks in eight top cities.

Source: Mashable.com, Thumbnail image courtesy of Flickr, pmorgan67

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Business Hotspots – Most Competitive Cities in Business – Infographic

A city’s competitiveness is measured by its ability to attract capital, businesses & tourists. Our infographic, inspired by the Economist, takes a look at the most competitive cities in the world. It’s interesting to note that when it comes to economic strength, Asia dominates the world, with 15 of the top 20 cities in that category located in Asia.

Source: Infographiclabs.com

Worst Dressed Cities in America