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This is what it takes to make a meeting successful

People tend to think of meetings in a binary way: it was either a good meeting, or a bad one.<p>I don’t believe that’s a fair assessment.<p>First of all, …

Jeff Bezos

A Small-Business Guide to Google Analytics (Infographic)

Don't let the platform intimidate you -- let it help you.<p>2 min read<p>Google Analytics can at first seem complicated and scary. However, once you get a few things down, you’ll be well on your way to mastering the application and growing your business.<p>Analytics and data measuring tools are incredibly …

Small Business

Digital Exchange Bitfinex, Under U.S. Scrutiny, Gets ING Account

Bitfinex, the digital-currency exchange being scrutinized by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, opened an account with ING Groep NV after …

PayPal Exec Says ‘Very High Likelihood’ Bitcoin Will Become Popular Payment Method

PayPal’s chief financial officer, John Rainey, said that there is a “high likelihood” for BTC to become a popular payment option during an interview …

Someone hacked a Tesla cloud account to mine cryptocurrency

There's digital gold in them thar computers, and hackers are digging their way in.<p>Tesla is hailed as a cutting-edge company known for setting the …

Tesla

Coinbase to Launch SegWit Upgrade

Coinbase Inc., the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, is planning to roll out a long-awaited software update in an effort to reduce transaction …

Will Coinbase Add Litecoin Cash? How to Get the Surging New Cryptocurrency

The "forked" cryptocurrency is surging.<p>Despite plenty of doubt and skepticism, Litecoin Cash, or LCC, continues to soar two days after the …

How Do You Become An OB/GYN? 4 Doctors Share Why They Chose To Specialize In Reproductive Health

Many women will, at some point in their lives, consult an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) or reproductive specialist, for everything from …

Pregnancy

Dems decry ObamaCare change as new attempt at 'sabotage'

Three high-ranking Democrats blasted the Trump administration’s move Tuesday to expand access to plans that don’t meet ObamaCare’s requirements, …

Alex Azar: 'I'm a big believer in state experimentation'

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will consider various ways that states can make changes to Obamacare and Medicaid so they can offer …

Health Care

White House Opens Gate For Insurance Companies to Keep Doing What They Do, Which Is Screw You

Today, the Trump administration proposed new rules for short-term insurance plans. It’s a move that would allow insurance companies to offer shoddy, …

Health Care

The Trump administration is quietly helping states defund Planned Parenthood

Democrats fear anti-abortion advocates are writing Trump’s health care policy — and the results could harm patients nationwide.<p>Republicans in state legislatures have been trying for years to strip funding from Planned Parenthood. In January, the Trump administration gave them a gift, reversing …

Meet ‘Paypal for Crypto,’ a New Way to Pay With Bitcoin and Litecoin

The largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, is releasing a PayPal-like service of its own.<p>On Wednesday, Coinbase wrote about its new …

Western Union confirms plans to experiment with Ripple

Financal services company Western Union is experimenting with the Ripple blockchain and corresponding XRP cryptocurrency, according to CEO Hikmet …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Defies Doomsayers and Passes $10,000 Again on Its Endless Wild Ride

The leading cryptocurrency continues to be a roller coaster as it bounces back from a big dip.<p>Investors and well... humans are constantly seeking out patterns to make sense of both markets and life. And while patterns are always subject to change, Bitcoin has established a pretty clear one over its …

What You Need to Know About Litecoin Cash, the Upcoming Hard Fork

Another split in the community.<p>Litecoin Cash is coming. The “hard fork” for the fifth-largest cryptocurrency on the market — and one of only four …

Coinbase is mistakenly draining customers' bank accounts, and people are freaked

All your money is gone. Whoops! Sorry for your loss.<p>The world of cryptocurrency trading is notoriously risky, but it wasn't supposed to be like <i>this</i>. …

Digital Currency

Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 …

Trump Calls For Mental Health Action After Shooting; His Budget Would Cut Programs

President Trump expressed grief Thursday over the school shooting in Florida and sought to comfort victims and their families in his first public address since the mass killing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 people dead and many others injured.<p>"To every parent, teacher and child …

Mental Health

Has Obamacare Helped Fuel the Opioid Epidemic?

A Republican senator says the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act helped ignite the opioid crisis. Critics say he’s way off base.<p>Is a …

Affordable Care Act

Rural legislator from southwest Va. breaks the ‘Republican Dam’ for Medicaid expansion

RICHMOND — A prominent Republican state legislator from southwest Virginia announced his support Thursday for expanding Medicaid, an about-face that could make it easier for other rural conservatives to get on board after four years of steadfast opposition.<p>Del. Terry G. Kilgore (R-Scott), chairman …

Health Care

3 Ways to Determine Exactly What to Spend On Your Marketing

Struggling to figure out what to spend on marketing this year? Here's the systematic way to find the right budget.<p>As a marketing strategist, I'm always baffled by the amount of misinformation floating around out in the advertising world. One of the culprits I see the most is about the exact amount …

The drug pricing issue that could erupt this year

Consumers could soon face surprising increases in how much they have to pay for their prescription drugs, thanks to changes in the way health …

Pharma

IRS overpaid nearly $3.5 billion in Obamacare tax credits in 2017, can’t recoup money

The IRS overpaid nearly $3.5 billion in Obamacare tax credits last year that it cannot recoup because of constraints built into the program, …

As US studies reveal worrying disparities in trauma treatment based on patient ethnicity, one surgeon urges more research into inequalities in UK emergency care<p>Ten years ago, when Dr Adil Haider, a trauma surgeon at Harvard Medical School, began investigating disparities in emergency centre …

Physiology