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Are two thirds of CEOs in Silicon Valley from South Asia or Asia?

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s chief strategist, said last year that people from Asia or South Asia are heavily represented in CEOs in Silicon Valley: When asked if he agreed, Bannon responded: “When ...
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Does the tipping function on Instacart pay the company instead of the shopper?

A local news story reports the following: Workers behind Instacart, the grocery delivery company and app, say they’re getting punished for getting a tip. People who shop and deliver for the ...
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Do small businesses that are on the Internet grow twice as fast?

Google claims in their Project Loon video (1:07) that (transcription mine): And because small businesses that are on the internet grow twice as fast, everyone could create new opportunities for ...
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Did the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team lose $40 million dollars in the 2015-2016 NBA season?

There are several sources online that claim that the Cavaliers lost $40 million dollars for the 2015-2016 NBA season: The Cavs lost $40 million last season despite winning their first NBA ...
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“There is an annual cost of around $200 (£150) per employee associated with using passwords, not including the lost productivity,”

The statement made in the question title, comes from this BBC News article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49877317 This seems incredible to me, is there any basis for it?
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Have profits been taken from the social business, Ecosia?

Ecosia claims to be a "social business" working towards the cause of tree planting. The FAQ on their business model claims: In October 2018, Ecosia founder Christian Kroll announced that he has ...