Numbers: Aug. 6, 2007

HEALTH

2.2 million

Number of people in the developing world with access to antiretroviral drugs for HIV/AIDS treatment in 2006. Three years ago, there were fewer than 300,000

6

Number of people who are newly infected with the disease for every individual put on antiretroviral treatment. Patient need still far exceeds drug access

TECHNOLOGY

50%

Approximate increase in the price of Apple stock, now more than $140 a share, since plans for the iPhone were unveiled in early January

8,000

Number of songs that fit on the not-yet-released Walkman W960i, Sony Ericsson's touchscreen answer to the iPhone, which holds hundreds

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