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.
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.
The 10 Highest- and Lowest-Paying College Majors
College

The 10 Highest- and Lowest-Paying College Majors

When it comes to life-long earnings, your college major matters. It does not, however, determine your destiny.
Why This Ad Agency Makes Every New Hire Climb Mount Fuji
Company Culture

Why This Ad Agency Makes Every New Hire Climb Mount Fuji

This company takes team building to a whole new level – literally.
While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)
Subscription Businesses

While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)

The trajectories of the two business models diverged sharply over the past couple years, although both continue to struggle with customer retention.
Why Google Is About to Get Even Better at Knowing Your Schedule
Acquisitions

Why Google Is About to Get Even Better at Knowing Your Schedule

The search giant's acquisition of Timeful is a play to make products such as Gmail, Calendar and Inbox more efficient at organizing and scheduling events.
The Robots Are Coming. Is Your Job Safe?
Creativity

The Robots Are Coming. Is Your Job Safe?

If you're a bartender, probably not, according to a new report.