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.
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.
Report: Apple Cars Could Be Here as Soon as 2020
Electric Cars

Report: Apple Cars Could Be Here as Soon as 2020

The electric vehicle space is heating up.
Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life
Communication

Americans Rank This as the No. 1 Skill to Get Ahead in Life

The most important skill for children to get ahead in the world today isn't reading, math or science, according to a new survey.
The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding
Funding

The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding

Cuban asked the three sisters behind the dating app if they'd sell it to him outright, but they refused.
How Unemployment Impacts Your Personality
Unemployment

How Unemployment Impacts Your Personality

It partially depends on your gender.
How Facebook 'Likes' Could Be Used to Make Personality-Based Hiring Decisions
Personality

How Facebook 'Likes' Could Be Used to Make Personality-Based Hiring Decisions

A new study shows that our 'likes' are very good at predicting openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism.