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How to Use Google Search Console to Drive 28% More Search Traffic

Do you know what question I get asked almost more than any other question?It’s this one: <i>“How do I get more traffic?”</i>People ask me this every single …

Analytics

First-ever marijuana growers' fair opens in Oregon

Rosenthal, wearing a marijuana-leaf print shirt, scribbled on his clipboard as onlookers snapped photos and gaped at rows of pot plants. None had …

Cannabis

Breakthrough as scientists create first drug to halt Alzheimer's disease

A pill taken twice a day has stalled deterioration of the brain in Alzheimer’s patients for the first time.<p>Scientists announced that the mental decline of participants in a final-stage trial had been halted for 18 months, raising hopes that an effective treatment for the drug, called LMTX, is close …

Pharmacist conflicts of interest and 'up-selling' patients flagged in major federal government review

The average turnover for community pharmacies in Australia was $2.8 million and the average net profit is $107,000 (excluding proprietors' salaries), …

Health Care

Healthcare booking platform DocPlanner scores $20M Series C and merges with Doctoralia

Europe’s DocPlanner, an online booking platform for healthcare appointments, has raised a $20 million Series C round, and at the same time is announcing a merger with Spain’s Doctoralia.<p>The new funding, which was led by Target Global, will be used for further international expansion and development …

From Broke To A Billionaire Overnight - Here‘s How You Do It

I have covered the subject of fundraising extensively in this blog and also in my book <i>The Art of Startup Fundraising,</i> since fundraising is one of the …

Entrepreneurship

Consume responsible amounts of marijuana with a Keurig for weed

Just when you thought you had run out of ways to consume marijuana, in comes something newer and weirder.<p>CannaKorp has unveiled a new vaporizer, the …

This guy sold his last startup to Yahoo for $40 million — now he's trying to make everyone a better programmer

Today, almost six years later, Smith introduces his next venture, Kite: A new tool that makes everybody a better programmer, no matter your skill level, at a time when the market for software continues to explode.<p>"I think programming is one of the most exciting things in the world right now," says …

Startups

IRS Admits It Encourages Illegals To Steal Social Security Numbers For Taxes

This isn’t exactly the kind of story the IRS wants buzzing around at tax time. The IRS and Justice Department normally want ‘scared straight’ stories just before Tax Day. Ideally, when an indictment or conviction for tax evasion hits the news, it makes you think twice. Somehow, you think just a bit …

Identity Theft

Adobe Just Issued an Emergency Flash Update After Ransomware Attacks

Adobe Systems issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software for Internet browsers after researchers discovered a security …

5 Crazy-Good Copycat Recipes from Your Favorite Restaurants

Sometimes I find myself returning to the same restaurant for the same dish over and over again. That's when I know it's time to try it out in my own kitchen. From CPK's Thai Crunch Salad to Starbucks' Pumpkin Scones, these copycat recipes are just as good as their restaurant versions -- if not …

Cooking

5 Best HR Tools for Small Businesses You Aren't Using (But Should)

<i>Image source: PhotoDune</i><p>Accountant, benefits coordinator, IT director, sales associate, marketing manager... As a small business owner myself, I know first-hand that the success of your small business depends in part on your ability to juggle multiple job responsibilities at once. Small business …

IRS shuts down its insecure identity protection service

Following a major breach of its systems in which hackers stole 700,000 US taxpayers’ records in 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attempted to tighten security last week by issuing people personal identification numbers (PINs).<p>The trouble is that this new authentication method can be cracked …

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How To Fund Your Startup: The Ultimate Startup Funding Guide

In my work as a consultant to entrepreneurs, the issue of startup funding and capital always comes up. I’ve yet to work with an entrepreneur who says …

Loans

Stripe Atlas makes it easy to set up a US business in days

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collision, announced Stripe Atlas. The new service aims to make it easier to incorporate a business anywhere in the world.<p>Atlas helps incorporate a U.S. Delaware company, open a US bank account with Silicon Valley bank, …

Drake, Atlanta rapper sued over alleged attack outside Muzik nightclub

Hip-hop star Drake and an Atlanta-based rapper known as Waka Flocka Flame are among the defendants in a $4.8-million lawsuit filed by a Toronto man who alleges he was savagely beaten outside the Muzik nightclub following an "after party" event.<p>Akiel Catwell is alleging that the attack in August, …