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It Figures 04/05

Distracted during conference calls, productivity at home and more


70% of

workers believe their productivity would improve if they could work at home or have flextime.
Statistic Source: Netilla Networks

200 thousand

mobile phones worldwide were left in taxis in the last half of 2004.
Statistic Source: Pointsec

6 million

Americans get information and news through RSS aggregators.
Statistic Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project

133 thousand

PCs are replaced or discarded every day in the U.S.; only

10%

are recycled.
Statistic Source: Gartner/GrassRoots Recycling Network

90%

of those participating in conference calls keep busy with other things instead of following the discussion.
Statistic Source: Raindance Communications

Readers spend an average of

15 to 20

seconds on each e-mail opened.
Statistic Source: Loren McDonald, EmailLabs VP of marketing

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This article was originally published in the April 2005 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: It Figures 04/05.

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