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    Most Reneg on Pledge to Go Off-Grid for Vacation

    Just unplug already. An Intel Security survey of nearly 14,000 respondents showed that 55 percent of people who plan to completely ditch work while on vacation continue to check emails. Counterintuitively, 49 percent of tech-steeped millennials said they successfully unplugged while on vacation, compared to only 37 percent of 40- and 50-somethings. And Americans are the world’s worst offenders, with less than half achieving a disconnected break — despite evidence that some off-the-grid downtime improves productivity when workaholics return to the office.

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