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Desktop cords could reach halfway to moon

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Lay all the desktop cords in the United States end to end, and you could circle the earth four times or reach halfway to the moon, according to a study released this week by cordless mouse maker Logitech.

The study also suggests that cable “spaghetti” contributes to U.S. businesses losing more than 1.3 billion hours in labor annually. That’s because the average survey respondent spends 7.3 minutes a day organizing their desktop, both untangling cords and tidying up generally, said Brenda Batenburg, market research manager for the Swiss company.

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