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.
From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
The Places Where Selfie Sticks Are Banned
Selfies

The Places Where Selfie Sticks Are Banned

From Disneyland to the Kentucky Derby, more and more venues are requiring that guests leave their selfie-taking devices at home.
Selena, Resurrected Via Hologram, Is Slated to Kick Off a 2018 Tour
Technology

Selena, Resurrected Via Hologram, Is Slated to Kick Off a 2018 Tour

There will be new music, though it's not yet clear how.
Here's What People Are Saying About the Apple Watch
Apple Watch

Here's What People Are Saying About the Apple Watch

With consumers able to order the Apple Watch starting this Friday, we wanted to know what reviewers had to say about the company's latest offering.
Our More Extroverted Friends on Facebook Are Making Us Depressed
Facebook

Our More Extroverted Friends on Facebook Are Making Us Depressed

That's pretty much the gist of two recent studies.
Modernist Cuisine's Food Lab and the Science of Flavor
24/7 Tech

Modernist Cuisine's Food Lab and the Science of Flavor

We chat with Scott Heimendinger, director of applied research at Modernist Cuisine, about passionate curiosity and building 3D scanners for bread.
'Shark Tank' Casting Calls Are Coming: 5 Tips for Making the Cut
Shark Tank

'Shark Tank' Casting Calls Are Coming: 5 Tips for Making the Cut

Strategies for getting past the first round of casting and beyond.
Google X Head: 'I'm Afraid of People's Reactions to Technology'
24/7 Tech

Google X Head: 'I'm Afraid of People's Reactions to Technology'

Google's 'Captain of Moonshots' on his frustration with the slow pace at which society is adapting to technological advancements.
When Negotiating, Choose Your Words Very, Very Carefully
Negotiation

When Negotiating, Choose Your Words Very, Very Carefully

A recent study shows that slight linguistic choices can significantly alter a negotiation's outcome.
Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger
USBS

Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger

With no electrical skills needed, a simple solution to an annoying problem scores big with backers on the crowdfunding platform.
Want to Improve Your Public Speaking? There's an App for That.
Public Speaking

Want to Improve Your Public Speaking? There's an App for That.

Researchers have developed a real-time feedback app for 'smart glasses.'
Tesla Is About to Announce a Mysterious New Product
Tesla

Tesla Is About to Announce a Mysterious New Product

Details are sparse, but the unveiling is slated for April 30th.
How to Get Your Business on Amazon's New Home Services Platform
Service Business

How to Get Your Business on Amazon's New Home Services Platform

Amazon is giving small businesses a way to reach customers, but is looking for a particular set of criteria.
At What Age Do Our Intellectual Abilities Peak?
Entrepreneurs

At What Age Do Our Intellectual Abilities Peak?

The answer is more complex than you may think.
Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'
Leadership

Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'

Cook, who took over for Steve Jobs in 2011, stresses that CEOs need to make swift decisions.