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.
How Patents Proliferated in the U.S. and Around the Globe (Infographic)
Patents

How Patents Proliferated in the U.S. and Around the Globe (Infographic)

Our nation's advanced patent system is very different the one adopted in 1790.
Social Networking App Path Bought by Korean Internet Firm
Social Media

Social Networking App Path Bought by Korean Internet Firm

Dave Morin, Path's founder and CEO, made the announcement via blog post.
The 10 Most Influential Leaders in Tech Right Now
Leadership

The 10 Most Influential Leaders in Tech Right Now

Jony Ive, Apple's chief design officer, is the runner-up in a new ranking.
The Way We Board Airplanes Is in Need of an Upgrade
Business Travel

The Way We Board Airplanes Is in Need of an Upgrade

One transport designer believes he has a solution, but don't hold your breath. It's unlikely to be implemented anytime soon.
Tell Us: Would You Swipe Right for a Networking Opportunity?
Networking

Tell Us: Would You Swipe Right for a Networking Opportunity?

Meshly joins the ranks of startups that aim to be the Tinder of professional connections.
We Asked Whether Schools Should Stop Teaching With Paper and Pens. And the Reaction Was Fiery.
Learning

We Asked Whether Schools Should Stop Teaching With Paper and Pens. And the Reaction Was Fiery.

There was an overwhelming call to keep them in the classroom.
5 of the Most Controversial Ads in Recent History
Marketing Strategies

5 of the Most Controversial Ads in Recent History

From puppy mills to beauty standards, the themes of these commercials provoked polarizing reactions.
Tell Us: Should Schools Still Use Pencils and Paper?
Learning

Tell Us: Should Schools Still Use Pencils and Paper?

One executive at Microsoft doesn't think so.
What Happens When You Ask Fifth Graders to Solve a Big Life Problem? A Little Bit of Genius.
Fresh Ideas

What Happens When You Ask Fifth Graders to Solve a Big Life Problem? A Little Bit of Genius.

New York City schools partnered with tech companies to help students create solutions for problems affecting their communities.
Watch Michael Fassbender in the First Steve Jobs Trailer, Iconic Black Turtleneck and All
Steve Jobs

Watch Michael Fassbender in the First Steve Jobs Trailer, Iconic Black Turtleneck and All

Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak, Kate Winslet as engineer Joanna Hoffman and Jeff Daniels as John Sculley round out the cast.
Have an Extra $117,000 to Spare? This Private Jet Company Wants to Take You on a Trip Around the World.
Travel

Have an Extra $117,000 to Spare? This Private Jet Company Wants to Take You on a Trip Around the World.

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent is offering a 26-day private jet tour in October.
Mysterious Marissa Mayer: 5 Things You Might Not Know About the Yahoo CEO
Marissa Mayer

Mysterious Marissa Mayer: 5 Things You Might Not Know About the Yahoo CEO

Her cupcake obsession actually reveals a lot about how Mayer approaches the world.
How BentoBox Is Ending the Era of Badly Designed Restaurant Websites
Starting Up

How BentoBox Is Ending the Era of Badly Designed Restaurant Websites

The company, which has built a platform for restaurants to create and manage their websites, recently graduated from Techstars New York City and is in the process of raising its seed round.
Computers Are Probably Making Us Nearsighted
24/7 Tech

Computers Are Probably Making Us Nearsighted

A new study finds that myopia is increasing across Europe, with the problem nearly twice as common in those ages 25 and 29 when compared with the general population.