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Chris Newmarker

Chris Newmarker is a professional journalist of more than 12 years. His focus in recent years has been business and technology. He is based in Minneapolis, Minn.

10 Recent Stories

5 Questions to Ask Before Filing a Tax Extension

5 Questions to Ask Before Filing a Tax Extension

Think you need an extension? Don't decide until you weigh the insight of our tax experts.
April 14, 2014 in Money
Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know

Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know

These five changes in the federal tax code can impact the bottom line for you and your business. We outline the biggest shifts.
March 20, 2014 in Money
Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Our experts give you five reasons to reconsider taking the DIY route.
March 17, 2014 in Money
Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers

Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers

What freelancers don't know can hurt them. Our experts outline the most common tax mistakes.
March 7, 2014 in Money
Don't Overpay Your Taxes: 5 Can't Miss Small-Business Deductions

Don't Overpay Your Taxes: 5 Can't Miss Small-Business Deductions

From satellite car radio to breaking bread with a client, there's plenty your business could claim.
February 20, 2014 in Tax Center
Rebooting an App to Boost Profits

Rebooting an App to Boost Profits

This entrepreneur is rethinking social and gameplay in its Blackjack app to increase use and revenue.
December 11, 2013 in Apps & Software
Taking a Giant Leap on New Gaming App Flying Felix

Taking a Giant Leap on New Gaming App Flying Felix

Video-game veteran seeks to catch an audience for his trapeze-themed app game.
November 20, 2013 in Apps & Software
Building a Better Mobile Camera App

Building a Better Mobile Camera App

With social media and keen special effects, new app Camerarrific aims for dominance.
November 5, 2013 in Apps & Software
Forget Constant Communication, This App Offers Instant Communication

Forget Constant Communication, This App Offers Instant Communication

Pure Signal's Slide Contacts app finds a niche with productivity junkies.
October 29, 2013 in Apps & Software
In Mobile Gaming, the 'Eyes' Have It

In Mobile Gaming, the 'Eyes' Have It

In this inaugural TrepLabs column, we sit down with Slovenian entrepreneur Aljosa Pavsic, who is pioneering hands-free gaming with Eye Jumper.
October 21, 2013 in Apps & Software