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.

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

Apr 01, 20141 Comment2123 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.

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

Apr 01, 2014No Comments1366 Views

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

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Video mocks insane client requests, empathi...

Mar 31, 2014No Comments2569 Views

(Business News) Experts are often asked to do the impossible, and the reactions of people who think they are making a simple request are captured in this painful to watch parody video.

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DandyLoop: mutual product recommendation to...

Mar 30, 2014No Comments1354 Views

(Business Marketing) DandyLoop has launched in private beta to help improve online store sales in a transparent way.

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Facebook wants to bring internet everywhere...

Mar 28, 20141 Comment1294 Views

(Tech News) Facebook has unveiled a concept to use drones and lasers to bring better connectivity to nations with slow internet so they can better access basic financial, educational, and health information.

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Microsoft Office for iPad now in the App St...

Mar 28, 20142 Comments1332 Views

(Tech News) Office for iPad has finally hit the App Store, bringing a native app experience to Apple fans, but there is a financial catch some aren't pumped about.

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4 Reasons proximity marketing beats your co...

Mar 27, 20142 Comments1988 Views

(Business Marketing) Brands are being told that developing their own app is all the rage, one expert espouses the superiority of proximity marketing - find out why.

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Comic explains all you need to know about F...

Mar 27, 20141 Comment1291 Views

(Tech News) Facebook has acquired Oculus Rift (virtual reality headset) company for $2 billion, and businesses shouldn't assume it doesn't impact them.

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IRS will now tax Bitcoins as property: is t...

Mar 26, 2014No Comments1564 Views

(Business Finance) Bitcoin has gone so mainstream that the IRS is now regulating it and changing taxes associated with the use of the virtual currency, but it's not all good news.

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Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case: Why your co...

Mar 26, 2014No Comments1487 Views

(Business News) Companies' compliance with Obamacare may soon rely on the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case which cites religious freedom is violated by being forced to provide morning-after pills and IUDs to employees as

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Link Bubble: best thing to happen to Androi...

Mar 25, 20142 Comments1510 Views

(Tech News) Opening links from social networks while on an Android can be an obnoxious app-leaving task, but Link Bubble has just fixed it for good.

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Sprint shutting down repair centers, stores...

Mar 24, 20141 Comment1650 Views

(Business News) Sprint is shuttering some stores and call centers and cutting staff, but will continue to invest heavily in transitioning from 3G to 4G LTE.