All posts by Marti Trewe

Marti Trewe reports on business and technology news, chasing his passion for helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to stay well informed in the fast paced 140-character world. Marti rarely sleeps and thrives on reader news tips, especially about startups and big moves in leadership.

taxes

7 videos on taxes: have a laugh or enlighte...

Apr 15, 2014No Comments301 Views

(Business Finance) Taxes are a blessing and a curse, and no matter your feelings on the topic, there may be some facts you're unaware of, or laughs you have not yet had.

google drone

Google acquires a drone company for more th...

Apr 14, 2014No Comments1734 Views

(Tech News) Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, a drone maker that was recently courted by Facebook to fuel their own drone project.

staples 3d printing

Staples to pilot 3D printing in select stor...

Apr 13, 20142 Comments1356 Views

In select locations, Staples will begin 3D printing so you can make custom creations from guitars to vases, for personal or professional use.

family-dollar

Family Dollar closing 370 stores, dropping ...

Apr 11, 20141 Comment2217 Views

(Business News) After announcing plans to triple their number of stores, Q2 revenue reports have Family Dollar reversing course and shuttering nearly 400 locations.

hard drive

Wait, a 6TB hard drive now exists? For real...

Apr 07, 2014No Comments1064 Views

(Tech News) While a 6TB hard drive has been developed, it will mostly be available to enterprise-level tech companies, but is an indicator that innovation will trickle down in short order.

color psychology

How color psychology impacts offline and on...

Apr 04, 2014No Comments3726 Views

(Business Marketing) Color psychology is an age-old study, but is now widely accepted and understanding how color choices repel or generate sales can be a huge advantage.

iftttt

IFTTT now on iPad, and becomes more locatio...

Apr 03, 20141 Comment2352 Views

(Social Media) IFTTT, one of our favorite web tools ever, has launched an iPad app, become location aware, and added collections.

bebo blab

Bebo’s Blab app is a video walkie-tal...

Apr 03, 2014No Comments1185 Views

(Tech News) Bebo has launched Blab, a video walkie-talkie app, and we look at the business implications of the tool to see if it is more than a toy.

windows phone

Windows 8.1 updates unveiled today, with ma...

Apr 02, 20142 Comments1829 Views

(Tech News) Leaks about the new Windows 8.1 have been confirmed today, as Microsoft unveils their new Siri-like Phone application, and booting changes that users have been demanding.

cash back credit cards

Top 3 credit cards for getting cash back

Apr 02, 20141 Comment1691 Views

(Business Finance) Whether hoping to save money on business expenses or groceries, not all cash back credit cards are created equal - NextAdvisor studies which offer the most rewards.

okcupid mozilla

OkCupid protests Firefox CEO’s anti-g...

Apr 01, 20141 Comment1938 Views

(Business News) Firefox users trying to use OkCupid are met with a letter of protest against Firefox's new CEO's public position against gay marriage, marking an interesting use of the web for corporate activism.

mentoring

5 reasons you should have a mentor in busin...

Apr 01, 2014No Comments1167 Views

(Business News) Having a mentor in business can improve your chances of success, and for some less obvious reasons than you may expect.