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.
This Company Thinks It's Unlocked the Secret to Employee Engagement and Productivity
Employee Engagement

This Company Thinks It's Unlocked the Secret to Employee Engagement and Productivity

BetterWorks, which just raised a $15.5 million Series A round, merges the concepts of game mechanics and the quantified self to motivate and manage employees' goals.
New Details Emerge About Facebook's 'Buy' Button
Ecommerce

New Details Emerge About Facebook's 'Buy' Button

Social media platforms are doubling as ecommerce platforms that deliver instant gratification in the form of instant in-feed purchases.
How America Takes Its Coffee (Infographic)
Coffee

How America Takes Its Coffee (Infographic)

Celebrate International Coffee Day – yes, apparently that is a thing – by reading some fun facts about the most beautiful beverage of them all.
First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow
Drones

First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow

German delivery firm DHL will use drones to deliver medical supplies to a small island.
Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1
iPhone

Here's How to Restore Your iPhone If You Downloaded the Glitchy iOS 8.1

Because, you know, cell reception is probably important.
Struggling Sony Reveals Its Answer to Google Glass
Wearables

Struggling Sony Reveals Its Answer to Google Glass

Called the SmartEyeGlass, the latest computer for your face will be available in March 2015. And it may be even more awkward-looking than Google Glass.
No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One
Hackathons

No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One

'Unhackathon,' which took place in New York City this past weekend, aims to be a more inclusive, welcoming place than most other student hackathon events.
A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming
Productivity

A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming

The struggling tech maker is hoping to rebound with the release of the Passport, which it calls the 'IMAX of productivity.'
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Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley
Workplace Diversity

Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley

In a talk at Columbia University, the PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist discussed why startups need to go 'beyond professionalism.' But that may be the problem.
YouTube Paying Millions to Keep Its Biggest Stars From Looking Elsewhere
YouTube

YouTube Paying Millions to Keep Its Biggest Stars From Looking Elsewhere

The site's most popular stars are being paid to produce new content as other channels seek to court them.
Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco
Airbnb

Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco

Next month, the city will start charging renters a 14 percent occupancy tax on behalf of its hosts.
Why Japan Is Still Buying Music CDs
Music

Why Japan Is Still Buying Music CDs

Digital sales are on the decline in the country, while CD sales are still going strong.
Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley: Great Marketers Do This
Marketing Strategies

Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley: Great Marketers Do This

The marketing guru, who came up with the Pepsi challenge, discusses how social media has shifted the power from the producers to the customers.
Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments
Writing

Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments

…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.'
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Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds
Procrastination

Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds

Procrastinators, take note: As seductive as it often sounds, working under pressure probably isn't the best strategy for achieving stellar results.