Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Mozilla's CEO Resigns in Wake of Criticism Over Stance on Gay Marriage
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Mozilla's CEO Resigns in Wake of Criticism Over Stance on Gay Marriage

Eich insisted just yesterday that he wouldn’t resign, but Mozilla says he is stepping down.
You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)
Lifestyle

You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

A recent survey shows that, as a nation, we're pretty bad at unplugging. Here are five reasons you should.
Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do
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Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous
Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing
Money

Why Mark Zuckerberg's $1 Salary Means Nothing

The CEO and co-founder of Facebook may have a $1 salary on paper, but he took home $3.3 billion by exercising stock options for 2013.
Want to Text and Walk and Still See Where You're Going? Apple Has a Patent for That.
Technology

Want to Text and Walk and Still See Where You're Going? Apple Has a Patent for That.

Apple has filed a patent for 'transparent texting.'
Welcome to Miley Cyrus 101: 5 Bizarre College Courses
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Welcome to Miley Cyrus 101: 5 Bizarre College Courses

From wine tasting to the sociology of Miley Cyrus.
What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers
Money

What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers

The maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush game has had a disastrous public debut. What might that mean for private companies in the gaming space?
Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase
Business News

Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase

Facebook announced plans to buy the virtual reality headset maker for $2 billion, angering a lot of vocal gamers in the process.
Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs
Technology

Aaron Levie, the Quintessential Silicon Valley CEO, Will Only Own 4.1 Percent of Box When It IPOs

Online file-storage service Box has finally filed to go public. Here's what we know.
Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.
Lifestyle

Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.'
Pinterest Ads Are Coming and They're Going to Be Expensive
Marketing

Pinterest Ads Are Coming and They're Going to Be Expensive

The popular visual discovery tool is asking for a hefty commitment of $1 million to $2 million from advertisers.
Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club
Money

Airbnb Could Be Joining the $10 Billion Valuation Club

The online home rental startup is reportedly in advanced talks to raise funding that would make it more valuable than some large hotel operators.
The 10 Best Cities for Buying or Selling a Home
Business News

The 10 Best Cities for Buying or Selling a Home

According to real-estate firm Zillow, sellers on the West Coast have the upper hand, while out East, the equation is reversed.
Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.
Business News

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training
Technology

MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

The Washington Nationals got caught using a small drone to capture publicity shots without FAA approval.
This Mobile Fashion Marketplace Just Struck a Nifty Deal With the USPS
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This Mobile Fashion Marketplace Just Struck a Nifty Deal With the USPS

Poshmark's deal with the U.S. Postal Service could be what sets it apart from its growing number of competitors.
How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.
Technology

How Much Can Your Phone's Metadata Reveal About You? Too Much.

Researchers were surprised by the amount of personal information they were able to discover about a person based solely on the numbers he or she called.
Get Ready for Video Ads in Your Facebook Newsfeed
Marketing

Get Ready for Video Ads in Your Facebook Newsfeed

The online networking service says it will screen ads for 'watchability' before they are allowed on its site.
Study: Emotions on Facebook Are Contagious
Social Media

Study: Emotions on Facebook Are Contagious

Watch out: That Facebook post your friend wrote about his miserable day may lead you to write a miserable post of your own.
While Everyone Else Saw a Parasite, This Man Saw a Marketable Product
Marketing

While Everyone Else Saw a Parasite, This Man Saw a Marketable Product

One entrepreneur aims to transform the sea snails that have overrun the waters in his fishing town from pest to delicacy.
This Is What the Internet Will Look Like in 2025
Technology

This Is What the Internet Will Look Like in 2025

As the World Wide Web celebrates its 25th birthday, here are some predictions about its future.
Twitter Data Shows That December Makes Us Sad and Summer Makes Us Late for Work
Social Media

Twitter Data Shows That December Makes Us Sad and Summer Makes Us Late for Work

The social media company tracked tweets from 2013 to find out when we're most likely to tweet about being happy, sad, hungover and late to work.
Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011
Social Media

Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011

The conference, to be held in San Francisco on April 30, will focus on the development of mobile apps.
Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees
Business News

Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday.
Oh Snap! Getty Images Makes Photos Free for Noncommerical Use
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Oh Snap! Getty Images Makes Photos Free for Noncommerical Use

Unable to effectively stop people from using its images without paying licensing fees, the stock photo agency has decided to introduce a free embed feature.
This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'
Technology

This New Genetics Startup Wants to Make '100' the New '60'

Craig Venter, best known for being one of the first people to sequence the human genome, launched a new company Tuesday that will focus on how we can live longer and healthier lives.
Facebook Now Lets You Block the Annoying Content Your Friends Want You to Read
Social Media

Facebook Now Lets You Block the Annoying Content Your Friends Want You to Read

The new feature allows you to eliminate posts from specific sites without unfollowing friends.
6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle
Lifestyle

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. Here’s how to increase your reserve.
Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack
Technology

Meetup Still Struggling 6 Days After Hack Attack

In a blog post, Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman speaks out about the attack, as well as why the company refuses to pay the hackers the $300 ransom they asked for.
Ellen's Oscar Selfie Rapidly Becomes the Most Retweeted Image of All Time
Social Media

Ellen's Oscar Selfie Rapidly Becomes the Most Retweeted Image of All Time

The A-list studded photo surpassed President Obama's 'Four More Years' picture in under an hour.

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