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A Deloitte consultant wrote a cringeworthy pop song to celebrate being hired - and it's being shared round the world

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A new hire at the global consultancy firm Deloitte recorded a bizarre song to celebrate getting the job.
He sent it to all his superiors, and now it's being shared by the company's nearly 300,000 employees round the world.
Deloitte workers have a bizarre history of recording songs celebrating their employer.
When most people land their dream job their immediate reaction is to celebrate, and maybe write a note to their employer thanking them for the opportunity.
But one new analyst at the Dusseldorf, Germany, office of global consultancy firm Deloitte decided to go one step...
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Uber's massive, multi-billion dollar deal with SoftBank has officially closed - and the Japanese company now controls 15% of Uber

Uber's massive, multi-billion dollar deal with SoftBank has officially closed - and the Japanese company now controls 15% of Uber

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SoftBank's big deal with Uber has closed: The firm now owns about 15% of shares in the ride-sharing company, purchased at a 30% discount.
SoftBank will also invest $1.25 billion into Uber directly.
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is said to be making $1.4 billion off this deal, with influential Uber investor Benchmark making as much as $900 million.
Uber's massive, multi-pronged deal with SoftBank has officially closed, ending a contentious process that will make the Japanese conglomerate the largest single shareholder in Uber and usher in...
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