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.
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.
The Surprising Benefits of Laughter
Productivity

The Surprising Benefits of Laughter

That case of the giggles is good for more than the obvious ab workout.
Shark Tank's Daymond John: 3 Ways to Build a Loyal Social Media Following
Social Media

Shark Tank's Daymond John: 3 Ways to Build a Loyal Social Media Following

The fashion entrepreneur has learned a lot about how brands can build their social media presence.
Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion
Valuations

Slack, the Startup Looking to Kill Email, Is Now Reportedly Worth $2 Billion

That's double its valuation from six months ago.
Steve Wozniak: The Future of AI Is 'Scary and Very Bad for People'
24/7 Tech

Steve Wozniak: The Future of AI Is 'Scary and Very Bad for People'

"Will we be the gods? Will we be the family pets? Or will we be ants that get stepped on?" the Apple co-founder asks.