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In the news … October 26, 2018

Pot Stocks Get Clobbered as Aurora Cannabis Inc (TSX:ACB) Sheds 9% on 1st Day of U.S. Trading

We’re just one week into legalization and things aren’t looking great for pot stocks.
Just after listing on the New York Stock Exchange, Aurora Cannabis (TSX:ACB)(NYSE:ACB) tumbled 9% in a single trading day, capping a week-long losing streak for the cannabis sector. Other stocks that slid in the same period include Canopy Growth and CannTrust Holdings. Later on Tuesday, prices began to recover, but they remain down from previous highs.

Google makes it way easier to delete your search history

Your iPhone does everything it can to protect your privacy, but using Google’s services punches a gaping hole in that protection. Google took a small step toward increasing user privacy by making it much easier to delete your search history.


How To Train Your Brain To Go Positive Instead Of Negative

Our brain is not designed to create happiness, as much as we wish it were so. Our brain evolved to promote survival. It saves the happy chemicals (dopamine, serotonin and oxytocin) for opportunities to meet a survival need, and only releases them in short spurts which are quickly metabolized. This motivates us to keep taking steps that stimulate our happy chemicals.

Be Prepared for Disruption: Thinking the New Unthinkables

In 2016, Bob Collymore, the CEO of Kenya’s telecom giant Safaricom, had an unthinkable moment. He and Safaricom typically were lauded for innovation and for being ahead of the market; for example, the company’s mobile banking app, M-PESA, had revolutionized payments via mobile phones, even for those with the least money.

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