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  • Combine Fashion and Tech with the Leoht Handbag

    Combine Fashion and Tech with the Leoht Handbag

    smallbiztrends.com 01 Apr '15, 2am

    When was the last time your handbag got a tech upgrade? These days our technology is an everyday personal experience. There’s the ever present smartphone in our pocket and the tablet in our bag. Now, smart watches and even glasses are becoming more common. Leoht is one company that th...

  • Artist Finds Success Painting Custom Designs on Sneakers

    Artist Finds Success Creating Custom Painted Sneakers

    smallbiztrends.com 30 Jul '15, 7pm

    Not many people would leave a steady finance job to paint custom designs on sneakers. But that’s exactly what Blake Barash did. The credit analyst based in Irvine, California, saw a Craigslist ad from the shoe company Toms, which was looking for an artist to travel to events and paint...

  • Bitcoins from an ATM: The Devices Could be a New Trend

    smallbiztrends.com 13 Jul '15, 11pm

    You may start to see a lot more bitcoin ATM machines in the near future. Currently, there are 119 bitcoin ATM machines running in the U.S. But a new report from ATM Marketplace, a directory of product and service providers for the ATM industry, claims that by next year, the number cou...

  • Pepsi Phone for China? A Lesson In Brand Partnerships - Small Business Trends #branding #luxury

    Pepsi Phone for China? A Lesson In Brand Partnerships

    smallbiztrends.com 17 Oct '15, 2pm

    PepsiCo is preparing to launch a line of smartphones and accessories for China. The rumors about the move by the company have been confirmed as true in an email from a PepsiCo spokeswoman to Reuters. She made it clear that the soft drink giant will not be manufacturing the technology,...

  • Gene Marks: The Fate of Bitcoin Is In The Hands of Jeff Bezos

    Gene Marks: The Fate of Bitcoins Is In The Hands of Jeff Bezos

    smallbiztrends.com 21 Mar '14, 2pm

    There’s a great deal of talk around the bitcoin virtual currency – both good and bad talk. Gene Marks, a small business expert and writer for outlets like Inc., Forbes, the New York Times and others, recently wrote about the one person he felt could “legitimize” bitcoin into the mains...

  • Bitcoin Exchanges Represent Considerable Risk

    Bitcoin Exchanges Represent Considerable Risk

    smallbiztrends.com 29 Apr '13, 8pm

    Bitcoin exchanges convert the popular digital currency into national currencies based on fluctuating rates. But the exchanges pose potential risk to users, a study finds. A recent paper by researchers at Southern Methodist and Carnegie Mellon universities (PDF) says that 45 percent of...

  • Neat story of Rails Factory's Senthil, a Ruby on Rails pioneer

    Startup Success Story of an Indian College Drop Out

    smallbiztrends.com 23 Jun '13, 5am

    In India, college drop outs are not looked upon favorably. You can try telling the stories of super heroes like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all you want, parents will go, “Um hmm, Um hmm, now go study for your IIT exams.” If you say you want to be an entrepreneur instead, you will get a...