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Distracted during conference calls, productivity at home and more


70% of

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

200 thousand

mobile phones worldwide were left in taxis in the last half of2004.
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 otherthings 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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