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A global study conducted by Microsoft’s Work Trend Index found that 41% of respondents were considering leaving their jobs


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Forget ‘Titanic’. ‘Ever Given’ is the maritime blockbuster we need


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Standardized testing is back, but this time it’s for Covid-19


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The gig companies don’t pay into unemployment insurance for their drivers, who have depended on a federal small business loan program to get through the pandemic

The Number Crunch logo next to the text “$80 million: the amount of federal government assistance that has gone to tens of thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers during the pandemic Source: Washington Post.” Below the text are flat pink renderings of 2 cars.
The Number Crunch logo next to the text “$80 million: the amount of federal government assistance that has gone to tens of thousands of Uber and Lyft drivers during the pandemic Source: Washington Post.” Below the text are flat pink renderings of 2 cars.


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The cost of not giving black films and filmmakers the funding, support, or distribution they deserve

Number Crunch logo in the top right corner, above the text “$10 billion: How much revenue Hollywood loses out on every year by undervaluing Black films and filmmakers Source: McKinsey & Co.” Behind the text is a film slate illustration.
Number Crunch logo in the top right corner, above the text “$10 billion: How much revenue Hollywood loses out on every year by undervaluing Black films and filmmakers Source: McKinsey & Co.” Behind the text is a film slate illustration.


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Corporate merchandise is going crypto

An illustration of a hard shell taco and accompanying text below it. The text says “$18,000: The approximate sale price of an NFT created and sold by Taco Bell. Source: Rarible” The Number Crunch logo is in the top right hand corner.
An illustration of a hard shell taco and accompanying text below it. The text says “$18,000: The approximate sale price of an NFT created and sold by Taco Bell. Source: Rarible” The Number Crunch logo is in the top right hand corner.


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Investors are hot for the business of keeping things cold

The text “$18 billion: The valuation of Lineage Logistics, a company specializing in refrigerated storage Source: The Wall Street Journal” next to the “Number Crunch” logo. Behind the text there is an illustration of icicles.
The text “$18 billion: The valuation of Lineage Logistics, a company specializing in refrigerated storage Source: The Wall Street Journal” next to the “Number Crunch” logo. Behind the text there is an illustration of icicles.


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Only 1% of global lithium is currently mined in the U.S. That could be a problem.

Number Crunch logo with the text “1%: Share of global lithium output that is mined and processed in the U.S. Source: Wall Street Journal.” Below the text is an illustration of 100 batteries — with 99 filled-in batteries and 1 outline of an empty battery.
Number Crunch logo with the text “1%: Share of global lithium output that is mined and processed in the U.S. Source: Wall Street Journal.” Below the text is an illustration of 100 batteries — with 99 filled-in batteries and 1 outline of an empty battery.


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The streaming service is going to infinity and beyond

“100 million: The number of subscribers Disney+ has acquired in the 16 months since it launched Source: CNBC” next to the “Number Crunch” logo. The “00” in the 100 million is placed above a black circle to look like mouse ears.
“100 million: The number of subscribers Disney+ has acquired in the 16 months since it launched Source: CNBC” next to the “Number Crunch” logo. The “00” in the 100 million is placed above a black circle to look like mouse ears.


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It turns out it’s mostly tech moguls who have the stomach for the Sunshine State

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