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.
Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters
Valuations

Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters

The ridesharing company is reportedly raising new financing that would value it at $40 billion.
Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App
Acquisitions

Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App

This could be the acquisition Twitter's CFO accidentally tweeted about on Monday.
BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones
BlackBerry

BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones

The Canadian company just announced a new trade-in program that will offer iPhone owners up to $550 for their device if they purchase a Blackberry Passport.
Former Tinder Employees Are Launching a Rival Dating App
Online Dating

Former Tinder Employees Are Launching a Rival Dating App

It's called Bumble, and it's being marketed as Tinder minus the creep factor.
Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.
Fab

Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.

Less than a year and a half ago, the ecommerce company raised $150 million at a $1 billion valuation. Today, the company is reportedly on the block for $15 million.
Apple to Pay $24 Million for Infringing on Ancient Pager Patents
Patents

Apple to Pay $24 Million for Infringing on Ancient Pager Patents

The patents were granted in the 1990s.
Justin Timberlake Just Became the Co-Owner of This Audio Company
Music

Justin Timberlake Just Became the Co-Owner of This Audio Company

AudioMaster becomes the latest addition to the celebrity's long list of business ventures.
Finally, Watch Tony Hawk Ride a Real Hoverboard
Technology

Finally, Watch Tony Hawk Ride a Real Hoverboard

It looks like fun.
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
Culture

'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: The Most Valuable Lesson I Learned From Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: The Most Valuable Lesson I Learned From Steve Jobs

It's called zooming, and it's all about approaching problems from new angles.
Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'
Partnerships

Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'

The ridesharing service and the music-streaming service, which have each helped disrupt their respective industries, have formed an interesting partnership.
Facebook Reportedly Building 'Facebook for Work' to Compete With LinkedIn, Google
Productivity

Facebook Reportedly Building 'Facebook for Work' to Compete With LinkedIn, Google

Instead of being banned at work, the company reportedly wants its platform to be embraced as a productivity tool.
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Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind
Health

Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

A standing desk, a customized mattress and a smart scale. Can replacing daily objects allow us to lead healthier, more productive lives?