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.

app privacy

How to quickly know if an app is going to i...

Nov 24, 2014No Comments2384 Views

(Tech News) When you download an app, do you know if it will violate your privacy, or if your information is safe? Here's how to find the answer.

open office space

Is the open office concept really superior?...

Nov 05, 2014No Comments3300 Views

(Business News) The open office concept is actually fairly old, but catching on quickly. There are pros and cons to this layout theory to consider.

sprint iphone-plan

Sprint’s “iPhone for Life”...

Oct 14, 2014No Comments4295 Views

(Tech News) Sprint hopes their new "iPhone for Life" plan that "guarantees" the newest iPhone every 2 years, is the honey they need to attract more customers.

credit cards

On 56th anniversary of credit cards, Fed sa...

Oct 01, 20141 Comment621 Views

(Economy) Consumer debt hits an all-time high as we celebrate nearly six decades of charge cards, but one generation is refusing to fuel the post-recession run up on charge cards.

millennial

Shocking survey shows 63% of Millennials do...

Sep 14, 20141 Comment4319 Views

(Economic News) For a generation that grew up with credit cards and debit cards, consumers born after 1980 seem to be rejecting them.

self destructing Facebook messages

Facebook is testing out self destructing st...

Sep 11, 20141 Comment247 Views

(Social Media) Who has access to Facebook's test of self destructing status updates and how does this advantage the social media giant?

pinsearch

Pin Search Chrome app is a “backgroun...

Sep 08, 2014No Comments2229 Views

(Social Media) The Pin Search Google Chrome app adds context to any pin right from within your browser.

fake instagram

How others are making cash by copying your ...

Sep 03, 2014No Comments2903 Views

(Social Media) By now, someone has probably copied one of your social media accounts, and most people brush it off as flattering imitation, but they're making cash - here's how.

fico score

8 ways the new FICO scoring system benefits...

Aug 25, 2014No Comments4352 Views

(Business Finance) With new FICO scoring, it isn't just people trying to buy cars and houses that are impacted - small business owners have new doors opened as well.

sins greed

The 7 deadly sins of digital user experienc...

Aug 18, 20141 Comment4228 Views

(Tech News) User experience is now understood to be a huge factor in a digital brand's success, so what are the 7 deadly sins every brand should avoid?

vellum

Vellum: beautiful way to read links being s...

Aug 14, 2014No Comments2572 Views

(Social Media) Vellum was created as an experiment that has since taken off, offering a reading layer to your Twitter experience as it cuts through the noise.

responsive heatmaps

Responsive Heatmaps tracks your mobile user...

Aug 13, 2014No Comments3714 Views

(Tech News) Responsive Heatmaps is a new startup in beta that aims to give you real insight into what your smartphone and tablet site visitors are doing, and how it differs from desktop visitors.