Category Archives for Slightly Sensible

LoopMe closes $17M growth investment led by BGF to expand further into the US

In 2013 LoopMe was a start-up which started out trying to solve the problem of intrusive ads on a mobile screen by consolidating them into an “ad inbox”. In 2014 they dumped that idea to

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Right-wing presidential candidate leading in Brazil polling, poised for win

Sao Paulo, Brazil (CNN)Brazilians on Sunday will elect the country’s next President amid one of the most polarizing and violent political campaigns in its history. Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro

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Theres An Orange Monkey For A President And A Bunch Of Other Orange Monkeys Sitting Around Him

http://bit.ly/2xPB8Tp There’s An Orange Monkey For A President And A Bunch Of Other Orange Monkeys Sitting Around Him Janne Robinson Updated October 6, 2018

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Betterment keeps growing as fintech competitors rise

Betterment, which Barron’s recently declared the largest independent online financial adviser, is betting that the future of online investing includes a blend of robot and human advisers. And the

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Apparently, We Have To Say It: Please Don’t Vape Your Viagra

Don’t. Vape. Your. Viagra. We had to say it, but we weren’t the first. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a written warning to HelloCig Electronic Technology Co. Ltd after the

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The Chinese phone giant that beat Apple to Africa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (CNN Business)One of China’s biggest smartphone makers has never sold a handset in the country. Yet thousands of miles away, it dominates markets across Africa. Unknown in

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Young people anxious from terror coverage

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Young people had high levels of worry about the risk of terror attacks Media coverage of terror attacks and extremism can leave young people anxious and

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Cannabis capitalism: who is making money in the marijuana industry?

Marginalized groups that championed legalization struggle to compete with corporate refugees jumping on the bandwagonTwo hours north of San Francisco, in Mendocino county, orderly roadside vineyards

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The Most Attractive Jobs In America For Men And Women, According To Tinder Swipes

How important is your job when determining whether someone swipes right or left on Tinder? Extremely, according to former Tinder CEO Sean Rad. “I think the thing that has shocked me is that when

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Who will be king? Three-way battle for control rocks international chess

Accusations of corruption, lies and Russian meddling fly as the World Chess Federations presidential elections approachCandidates are feuding bitterly before a vote marred by accusations of vote-buying,

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