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Here's the pitch deck that convinced investors to pour $6 million into a startup trying to take on Slack and Asana despite entering the market years late

Here's the pitch deck that convinced investors to pour $6 million into a startup trying to take on Slack and Asana despite entering the market years late

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Swit offers collaboration software that incorporates both messaging and task management. The app, which launched in March, is designed to replace both Slack and collaboration...
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Netflix shares sink

8 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Netflix shares dropped nearly 12% Thursday morning, but Wall Street brokerages stuck to a positive outlook on the video streaming company. Fred Katayama reports.
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UBiome just added 2 board members who specialize in restructuring as the troubled poop-testing startup grapples with its future

UBiome just added 2 board members who specialize in restructuring as the troubled poop-testing startup grapples with its future

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Troubled microbiome-testing company uBiome just added two new board members who specialize in restructuring troubled companies. Founded in 2012, uBiome raised $105 million from...
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Wall Street falls as Netflix adds to earnings jitters

24 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Wall Street's main indexes were set for their third day of losses on Thursday, as Netflix reported a surprise fall in U.S. subscribers in a downbeat start to results from...
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Can Greenland Win Independence By Selling Melted Ice?

24 minutes ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In 2018, Thomas Vildersboll founded Inland Ice, a premium water company that bottles freshwater melted from the vast expanse of ice that covers most of Greenland. In exchange...
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Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

34 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   4 articles

NEW YORK - The first two new Toys R Us stores - one in Texas, the other in New Jersey - will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the...
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Barclays surveyed more than 400 investors about their biggest market fear - and a clear majority cited Trump's global trade war

Barclays surveyed more than 400 investors about their biggest market fear - and a clear majority cited Trump's global trade war

34 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A Barclays survey of more than 400 investors showed widespread fear of how President Trump's global trade war could affect markets. The survey follows Trump reigniting threats...
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Sex Toys Allowed, Not Massages, in Fine Print of Trump Tax Break

36 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Liquor stores can't claim a hot new U.S. tax break designed to create jobs in poor communities. One of the biggest property developers for marijuana ventures says it...
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Kids with disabilities can now get special Halloween costumes at Target

48 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

Parents of children with disabilities often go out of their way to make creative Halloween costumes. This year, they will have the option to buy them at a big-name...
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From 'Got milk?' to 'Where's the beef?', here are 15 of the best slogans and taglines in advertising history

From 'Got milk?' to 'Where's the beef?', here are 15 of the best slogans and taglines in advertising history

54 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A good slogan is brief, yet memorable. There are slogans, and then there are taglines. Slogans sum up what a company stands for, whereas a tagline concludes an ad, usually a...
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Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP...

'They lack humanity': Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders excoriate GOP senators who blocked renewal of funding for 9/11 victims

Comedian Jon Stewart and 9/11 first responders are slamming the two Republican Senators who blocked swift passage of a bill to permanently renew the 9/11 Victim Compensation... Read more ...

RNC chair says there's ‘no place' for Trump's rhetoric against Omar

RNC chair says there's ‘no place' for Trump's rhetoric against Omar

​WASHINGTON - President Trump's attacks against ​Democratic ​Rep. Ilhan Omar at a raucous rally Wednesday that prompted “send her back” chants from his supporters were not... Read more ...

Rory McIlroy had 2 disastrous holes through his nightmarish first round at...

Rory McIlroy had 2 disastrous holes through his nightmarish first round at the Open Championship that took him from tournament favorite to struggling to make the cut

Rory McIlroy got off to a bad start at the Open Championship on Thursday. McIlroy's first drive landed out of bounds, and eventually needed eight strokes to finish the par-4... Read more ...

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants

House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump's attacks at freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back”... Read more ...

Toys R Us is officially back from the dead, but its new stores won't...

Toys R Us is officially back from the dead, but its new stores won't actually make any money selling toys

Two Toys R Us stores are opening in high-end malls in time for 2019 holiday shopping. Toys R Us's parent company Tru Kids won't make any money from the sale of toys, with... Read more ...

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court

Martin Shkreli's fraud conviction affirmed by appeals court

An appeals court Thursday affirmed the 2017 securities fraud conviction of “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled they... Read more ...

This California city has banned gender-specific words like ‘manhole' from...

This California city has banned gender-specific words like ‘manhole' from city codes

Berkeley, California, has adopted an ordinance to replace some terms with gender-neutral words in the city code. Read more ...