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.
Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep: The Do's, Don'ts and What We Still Don't Know
Sleep

Secrets to a Good Night's Sleep: The Do's, Don'ts and What We Still Don't Know

A sleep researcher took to Reddit to answer some questions and dispel some common misconceptions.
Employee, Not Contractor: What the Uber Ruling Means for the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Employee, Not Contractor: What the Uber Ruling Means for the Sharing Economy

When a peer-to-peer startup is forced to classify workers as employees, not contractors, what are the implications? Attorney Jaia Thomas explains.
Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017
Health

Artificial Blood Transfusions Could Be a Reality By 2017

The U.K.'s National Health Service plans to begin early phase clinical trials in two years.
In the Future, Everything Will Be Customized Thanks to 3-D Printing
3-D Printing

In the Future, Everything Will Be Customized Thanks to 3-D Printing

Kegan Schouwenburg, founder of 3-D printed insole maker SOLS, believes customization will become a core offering at both high- and low-end retailers.
How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO
Leadership

How the Founder of Squarespace Mastered the Tricky Role of CEO

Anthony Casalena started the website builder in his dorm room in 2003. Eleven years and hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue later, he's still running the company.
5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
LinkedIn May Have Two New Standalone Apps Up Its Sleeve
Social Media

LinkedIn May Have Two New Standalone Apps Up Its Sleeve

It's also overhauling its mobile messaging system.
AT&T Braces for $100 Million Fine Over 'Unlimited' Data Plans
FCC

AT&T Braces for $100 Million Fine Over 'Unlimited' Data Plans

The FCC is charging AT&T with not properly informing customers that it would slow data speeds on unlimited plans if data caps were exceeded.
To Mark Its First Birthday Yo Unveils Photo Messaging and Group Chats
Apps

To Mark Its First Birthday Yo Unveils Photo Messaging and Group Chats

The overhaul is basically Yo with frills.
Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.
24/7 Tech

Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.

If your destination will likely be closed by the time you arrive, you'll get a notification telling you as much.
Books as a Human Right: Meet the Startup Building a Cloud-Based Library for Students in the Developing World
Thought Leaders

Books as a Human Right: Meet the Startup Building a Cloud-Based Library for Students in the Developing World

Library for All has built a 1,700-plus book library for students in Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo that exists in the cloud.
What Is Consumer 3-D Printing Really Good For?
24/7 Tech

What Is Consumer 3-D Printing Really Good For?

Kegan Schouwenburg, co-founder and CEO of SOLS, discusses the applications of 3-D printing beyond its novelty factor.
Picture This: Emoji Passwords
Emoji

Picture This: Emoji Passwords

A British security firm claims that emoji passwords are easier to remember and more secure than traditional PIN numbers.
In Landmark Move, FTC Takes Action Against Kickstarter Campaign Fraud
Crowdfunding

In Landmark Move, FTC Takes Action Against Kickstarter Campaign Fraud

A project creator was charged with using 'unfair or deceptive acts' to raise more than $120,000 on the crowdfunding platform, which he allegedly spent on personal expenses.