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1. After a battery in a Tesla car in a Tesla Model S caught fire and a video of the event went viral on YouTube, shares of Tesla fell sharply. The long term damage from the event, however, is likely to be minimal.
2. Cormark analyst Richard Tse says a change has happened at Sandvine. While many, he says, wondered whether the company’s history of losses was proof that its business model was scalable, Sandvine has now put together a string of impressive quarters that may have laid those fears to rest.
There’s a lot more gas left in Sandvine’s tank, says Cormark
3. Rather than a sly marketing pitch, competitive multi-player gaming for cash stakes is a clearly a grassroots cultural phenomenon. There is still a lot left to be decided before the money in tournaments here matches the frenzy that has emerged in Asia. But in North America, at least, Virgin Gaming has clearly emerged as Player One.
Why Virgin Gaming is Player One in Cash-Competitive Online Gaming
4. Prometic Life Sciences (TSX:PLI) is fast becoming one of the most talked about biotech success stories on the TSX this year.
5. “Malcolm Gladwell has made a living presenting bite-sized pieces of suggestive research that often frame a surprising or unexpected argument. This has routinely taken his books to the top of the New York Times best-seller list, where he is chiefly marketed as a business writer. But applying Gladwell’s insights to your business practice would more than likely be a huge waste of your time because he simply does not adhere to strict standards of research and rigor.”
6. Clarus analyst Eyal Ofir says that once Urthecast’s best-in-class cameras are installed on the International Space Station and imagery data begins to stream back to earth, he believes investors will wake up to the potential of the company and the myriad of end markets it can serve.