15 Percent: iPhone Battery Improvement By Uninstalling Facebook App

We spotted this interesting stat today:

“Uninstalling the Facebook app from your iPhone may improve the device’s battery life. According to a report by The Guardian, removing the Facebook app from the phone can save up to 15% of an iPhone’s battery life. The report also says that the app was consuming around 500MB of storage. This included the 11MB that the app takes, while the rest of cache.”

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$22 Billion: What Ad Blocking Might Have Cost Publishers During 2015

We spotted this stat today:

“Ad blocking estimated to cost publishers nearly $22 billion during 2015.
There are now 198 million active adblock users around the world.
Ad blocking grew by 41% globally in the last 12 months.
US ad blocking grew by 48% to reach 45 million active users in 12 months up to June 2015.
UK ad blocking grew by 82% to reach 12 million active users in 12 months up to June 2015.”

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5.6 Million: Number of Job Openings In The US

We spotted this stat today:

“There were 5.6 million job openings in December, just shy of the all-time record of about 5.7 million set in July, according to Labor Department data published Tuesday.

The number of job openings now is almost three times the 2.1 million during July 2009, just after the recession ended that June.”

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$1,500 an Hour: Billing rates for partners at elite corporate law firms

We spotted this stat today:

“Partners at some of the nation’s top law firms are approaching—and, in a few cases, surpassing—that watershed billing rate, making the $1,000-an-hour legal fees that once seemed so steep look quaint by comparison.

Despite low inflation and weak demand for law firms’ services, rates at large corporate law firms have risen by 3% to 4% a year since the economic downturn, according to Citi Private Bank’s Law Firm Group.”

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What Percentage of American Families Own Their Homes?

We spotted this stat today:

“The homeownership rate in the United States dropped to a 20-year low of 64.5 percent in 2014, according to new data released by the Census Bureau.

The homeownership rate is the percentage of households that own the home in which they live. “It is computed,” says the Census Bureau, “by dividing the number of households that are owners by the total number of occupied households.”

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What Percentage of Overstock.com’s Sales Is Bitcoin?

Overstock.com started accepting Bitcoin in early 2014 – we spotted this stat today –

“The big-name online retailer Overstock.com started accepting bitcoin payments in early 2014, and two years later, the digital currency accounts for no more than 0.1 percent of sales.”

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$3.6 Billion: Alphabet’s Operating Loss For ‘Other Bets’ In 2015

We spotted this stat today:

“Alphabet — the company formerly known as Google — reported some pretty good earnings today. For the first time, the company also broke out its revenue and loss from its “other bets” outside of the core products that still make up its Google subsidiary. These other bets generated $448 million in revenue in 2015 but Alphabet’s operating loss for those bets was almost $3.6 billion.”

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Stunning: 42.1 Percent of Quora’s Traffic Comes From India

Here is an interesting stat we spotted today:

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42.1 Percent! We had spotted a stat that 25 percent of StackOverflow’s visitors are from India as well- but 42.1 percent is just huge!

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Onfleet: Over Half-A-Million On-Demand Deliveries In 4 Months

We spotted this stat today:

“Onfleet, the company that provides infrastructure for on-demand delivery, recently powered its one millionth delivery. More than half of those deliveries occurred within the last four months, Onfleet CEO Kahled Naim told TechCrunch. Onfleet powers deliveries and logistics for companies like HelloFresh, Meadow, Doughbies, Lugg and others.”

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The 62 Richest People Hold As Much Wealth As The Poorest 3.5 Billion

We spotted this today:

“Just 62 ultra-rich individuals — a list that is primarily made up of men and includes Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, the Koch Brothers and the Walmart heirs — have as much wealth as the bottom half of humanity. Five years ago, it took 388 rich guys to achieve that status.

The wealth of the richest 62 has increased an astonishing 44 percent since 2010, to $1.76 trillion. Meanwhile, the wealth of the bottom half of the world dropped by 41 percent.”

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