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Tired of spammy ads and blatant banners? Blockchain might fix that

The online advertising model is far from perfect, in fact, it is broken. From a consumer’s point of view, they get served way too many ads on overcrowded banners or in their spam box. From a business’s point of view, the ads are too pricey.<p>Businesses currently pay for ads on an “impressions, views …

Student Loan Company Accused of Mismanaging Debt Forgiveness Program

One of the country’s largest servicers of federal student loans has badly mismanaged debt forgiveness programs for public service workers, significantly raising repayment costs for hundreds of thousands of borrowers, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday by the attorney general of Massachusetts.<p>…

The one smoothie mistake that’s making you bloated

Some days, your wellness habits are on point. You get up, blend a delish smoothie loaded with fruit, protein powder, and maybe some collagen (why …

The founder of a $470 million startup explains what it's like to have VCs who initially shot you down suddenly beg to invest in your red-hot company

When ClassPass founder Payal Kadakia started her fitness company in 2013, money was tight.<p>Even though she'd been part of rigorous tech accelerator Tech Stars, she had trouble raising her initial funding, she told Business Insider US editor-in-chief Alyson Shontell on an episode of Business …

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Local Search Popularity Means Small Businesses Still Need SEO

More and more consumers are turning to their smartphones and mobile devices to help them find nearby businesses and make purchases. In fact, 50% of …

The non-Hellcat 2015 Challengers are pretty good, too

In case anyone was wondering about the ones WITHOUT 707 hp.<p>Yes, though tough to see through clouds of supercharged tire smoke, there are 2015 Challengers besides the SRT Hellcat. Believe me, I drove them. They come in all sorts of colors, with lots of different stripe packages, running three …