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.

blackphone

Blackphone: first surveillance-proof phone ...

Jul 01, 2014No Comments2710 Views

(Tech News) The Blackphone has started shipping pre-orders and you can get yours later this month so you can browse anonymously, have encrypted calls, and much more.

orkut

Google’s social network, Orkut shutti...

Jun 30, 2014No Comments2825 Views

(Social Media) After a decade of life, Orkut is being shuttered. When will it all go down, and what does this mean for existing users?

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Momentum: Chrome app keeps you on task in a...

Jun 25, 2014No Comments2457 Views

(Tech News) Momentum is an app for Chrome that turns your new tab into a beautiful, motivational dashboard that loads instantly and keeps you focused.

social media

7 tips for making sure social media doesn&#...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments3064 Views

(Social Media) Most careers now depend on our digital footprints, so without being disingenuous, how can we make sure we don't shoot ourselves in the foot online?

fraud

Study: financial fraud caught more by cowor...

Jun 24, 20141 Comment2079 Views

(Business Finance) Fraud at any sized company can hurt the bottom line, especially when it's an employee swindling funds - so how do you spot this behavior?

millennial

5 ways to more effectively market to Millen...

Jun 18, 20141 Comment5029 Views

(Business Marketing) Millennials are often a misunderstood, yet increasingly economically powerful generation, and every business can improve their bottom line by winning this demographic over.

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Facebook launches Slingshot to compete with...

Jun 17, 20141 Comment2599 Views

(Social Media) After a major leak of the app last week, Facebook has officially launched Slingshot which is similar to Snapchat but requires more interactivity (and could solve the passerby mentality online).

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3 ways small brands can compete online with...

May 27, 20141 Comment5964 Views

(Business Marketing) Small brands may secretly be intimidated by the efforts of their larger counterparts, but there are ways to compete with more strength online.

kuwait twitter

Kuwait has more people per capita on Twitte...

May 27, 20141 Comment2281 Views

(Social Media) Consider the emerging markets when expanding your Twitter presence - they're hungry, and they share a LOT of content.

yelp video

Yelp is adding video feature to reviews: ge...

May 22, 20141 Comment3634 Views

(Social Media) Yelp will soon be rolling out a video feature to their mobile app so that consumers can offer a more in-depth review, so businesses better get ready!

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The 7 most impressive questions candidates ...

May 19, 20141 Comment5648 Views

Hiring managers spend a great deal of time separating the wheat from the chaff, so how do you make sure you're recognized for your qualities? Reverse interview!

sprint

Sprint’s tune changes, they’ll ...

May 08, 20142 Comments4397 Views

(Business News) After investing millions in advertising that users won't be limited on their network, Sprint will be throttling high-volume users. What?