Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Staff Writer. Frequently covers tech, business psychology, social media, startups and digital advertising.
Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.
Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)
SXSW

Headed to SXSW? Here Are Some Crazy Facts About the Conference. (Infographic)

These fun facts and figures reveal everything from some of the now incredibly successful companies that initially launched at SXSW to what attendees are eating and drinking while in Austin.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: This Is What Made Steve Jobs a Genius
Innovators

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: This Is What Made Steve Jobs a Genius

It all comes back to this one ability.
Fab Sells to PCH for a Tiny Fraction of Its Former $1 Billion Valuation
Fab

Fab Sells to PCH for a Tiny Fraction of Its Former $1 Billion Valuation

Fab CEO and co-founder Jason Goldberg will no longer be involved with the company.
This Startup Is Bringing 3-D Printed Insoles to the NBA and the Everyday Consumer
3-D printing

This Startup Is Bringing 3-D Printed Insoles to the NBA and the Everyday Consumer

SOLS co-founder Kegan Schouwenburg offers a look into how the 3-D printed insole maker is expanding.
Soon You'll Be Able to Buy IKEA Furniture That Charges Your Electronics Wirelessly
IKEA

Soon You'll Be Able to Buy IKEA Furniture That Charges Your Electronics Wirelessly

Although sadly, the furniture won't charge iPhones.
Here's Why You Need to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by April 21
Website Design

Here's Why You Need to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by April 21

Failing to do so will result in a cold shoulder from Google.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley on What Makes a True Mentor
Mentors

Former Apple CEO John Sculley on What Makes a True Mentor

It's an incredibly important and extremely specific role.
Facebook Updates Its Suicide Prevention Tools
Facebook

Facebook Updates Its Suicide Prevention Tools

The social-media platform has made it easier for users to reach out to their connections whose activity on Facebook indicates they are at risk for self-harm or suicide.
Google to Hand Out 'Infinity Million' Dollars to Hackers Who Break Into Google Chrome
Hackathons

Google to Hand Out 'Infinity Million' Dollars to Hackers Who Break Into Google Chrome

The search giant retires its annual hackathon, replaces it with an around-the-clock program that allows hackers to submit (and get paid for) finding bugs anytime, from anywhere.
Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books
Kindle Scout

Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books

The first 10 books will be published on March 3, with preorders beginning today.
FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'
Health

FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'

Both apps said they could diagnose melanoma via simple smartphone snapshots.
Hiring Managers: Recruiters Aren't Working
Hiring

Hiring Managers: Recruiters Aren't Working

Hiring managers say they're having a difficult time finding qualified candidates and believe that passive recruiting efforts are becoming increasingly ineffective, according to a new survey by Glassdoor.
Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.
Creativity

Lost in Thought? Here Are 5 Reasons to Incorporate Daydreaming Into Your Daily Routine.

Go ahead, let your mind wander. When it's appropriate, of course.
5 Beers Inspired by Hit TV Shows
Beer

5 Beers Inspired by Hit TV Shows

'The Walking Dead' = notes of smoked brain.
FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition
Genetic testing

FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition

It's a small but definite step towards 23andMe's goal of selling DNA kits again.