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$200 billion

The total loss of the combined market capitalization of Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook due to the new coronavirus. Apple and Microsoft each saw losses of approximately $60 billion.

February 26, 2020
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17

The number of days the average public transportation commuter will spend each year sitting on a bus or train (over 400 hours). A report analyzed 30 U.S. metropolitan areas across the nation and found that Boston, Mass., had the best transit system.

February 25, 2020
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52%

Roughly half of Gen Z Republicans say they think the government should be doing more to solve problems, compared with 38 percent of millennial Republicans and 29 percent of Gen Xers.

February 22, 2020
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33.4 billion

The number of records that have been exposed over the past two years due to cloud misconfigurations, which have cost nearly $5 trillion. Forty-one percent of the total breaches were of tech companies, while government agencies made up 10 percent.

February 21, 2020
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100%

The proportion of Georgia counties that have joined the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing Analysis Center, EI-ISAC, which is a division of the Center for Internet Security. According to Secretary of State Raffensperger, Georgia is the first state with more than 100 counties to join this team. “Election security is the first goal for me and for our local partners, the counties that actually run elections in Georgia.”

February 20, 2020
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