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A Chinese cloud computing company has taken a novel approach to improving staff morale, ignoring all workplace common sense by encouraging its employees to hook up with each other, and with those of rival firms, in return for a financial reward. Chengdu Cloud Computing, based in the booming tech hub of Chengdu, in western …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    I've got your amorous staff right here.

    1. frank ly Silver badge

      I assume that's a tight fitting latex coat you're using.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Now I have an excuse...

    ...for making up a fictional girlfriend :D A cash bonus and two days off when we 'break up'? I see a heartbreaking string of short lived romances in the future for some of these employees...

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    As long as they only have one kid?

  4. Peter Murphy
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    Wondering if Chinese had a term for sexual harassment...

    I discovered that it does. According to Google Translate, it's "性骚扰" (Simplified, not Traditional).

    I wager the term's going to be a running topic of conversation at the firm.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    How much for threesomes?

    Enquiring/devious minds want to know..

  6. Arachnoid
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    How much for threesomes?

    As long as its only one of each sex you`ll be fine

  7. Allan George Dyer Silver badge
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    In other news...

    Chengdu cloud computing company goes bankrupt due to, "unexpectedly high staff bonuses and understaffing". The CFO said, "First it was stiff, then long. I would have noticed sooner, but I've been under a lot of pressure, handling personnel. Uh... that's stiff payments, long leave and personnel issues!".

    Is that an employee handbook in your pocket or...

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