Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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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.
A Lesson in Oversharing: Dad Loses $80,000 Because Daughter Blabbed on Facebook
Social Media

A Lesson in Oversharing: Dad Loses $80,000 Because Daughter Blabbed on Facebook

Social media is a tool that can be easily abused. Make sure your employees don't overshare like this teen did.
How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program
Leadership

How to Run an Awesome Unpaid Internship Program

Twitter and Facebook may be able to pay their interns the big bucks, but for employers outside of Silicon Valley, that's wishful thinking.
Want Customers to Open Your Emails? Read This.
Marketing

Want Customers to Open Your Emails? Read This.

Retention Science, a big-data retention marketing company, analyzed over 267 million emails to uncover the characteristics of email subject lines that generate the highest open rates.
The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns
Grow Your Business

The 25 Highest-Paying Companies for Interns

A new list ranks companies based on the amount they pay their interns -- and the results may shock you.
Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations
Marketing

Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

Uber adds to its string of recent PR disasters with a report that the company created artificial surge pricing conditions by keeping some of its drivers off the road.
For the First Time, Promising News on the Obesity Front
Lifestyle

For the First Time, Promising News on the Obesity Front

The obesity rate among 2- to 5-year-olds has fallen 43 percent over the last decade.
Switzerland Mulls Setting Minimum Wage at $24.73
Money

Switzerland Mulls Setting Minimum Wage at $24.73

On May 18, Swiss voters will decide if they want to introduce the world's highest minimum wage to their country where the cost of living is extremely high and the unemployment and poverty rates very l
The Ban on Talking in the Elevator at Goldman Sachs Can Finally Go Away
Social Media

The Ban on Talking in the Elevator at Goldman Sachs Can Finally Go Away

John Lefevre, the man unmasked as the author of the @GSElevator Twitter account that purported to dish out snippets of uncensored conversation at Goldman Sachs, was found to have never worked at the b
Walking the Censorship Tightrope, LinkedIn Bets on China
Grow Your Business

Walking the Censorship Tightrope, LinkedIn Bets on China

The social media network aims to expand in a country that has rebuffed Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?
Starting a Business

Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?

The creator of classics like Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and Office Space tackles startup culture in an HBO comedy
Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Eyes $200 Million Stake in Square

Saudi Billionaire Prince Alwaleed Eyes $200 Million Stake in Square

The investment would value the mobile payments startup founded by Jack Dorsey at $5 billion.
Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems
Marketing

Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

Schmidt says he's putting his money where his mouth is as he promotes his book, The New Digital Age.
Coming in 2015: The Steve Jobs Postage Stamp
The 'Treps

Coming in 2015: The Steve Jobs Postage Stamp

The late entrepreneur and father of the iPhone will join the ranks of famous inventors commemorated via postage stamp.
Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator
Technology

Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator

Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs.
Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America
Lifestyle

Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

A recent Gallup poll ranked the 50 states in terms of wellbeing.
Box CEO Aaron Levie: Microsoft Doesn't Have the DNA to Keep Up
News and Trends

Box CEO Aaron Levie: Microsoft Doesn't Have the DNA to Keep Up

At a recent meeting with journalists, Box CEO Aaron Levie and former Microsoft Windows Division president Steven Sinofsky offered their views on how cloud technology is fundamentally disrupting the IT
Facebook Gives Advertisers a Way to Target by Relationship Status
Advertising

Facebook Gives Advertisers a Way to Target by Relationship Status

Advertisers will now be able to search for specific audiences, including those who have recently updated their relationship statuses.
Lululemon Messes Up... Again
Public Relations

Lululemon Messes Up... Again

'You always hear the phrase that any PR is good PR. What we learned is that's not always the case,' the athletic clothing company's CFO admitted.
Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees
Management & Operations

Maker of Video Game 'BioShock' to Shed All But 15 Employees

Creator Ken Levine's decision to cut the studio down to a 'smaller, more entrepreneurial endeavor' comes as something of a shock.
Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person
Lifestyle

Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.
Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses
Venture Capital

Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct in
Are Online Comment Trolls Actually 'Psychopathic Sadists'?
News and Trends

Are Online Comment Trolls Actually 'Psychopathic Sadists'?

A new study suggests that yes, yes they are.
Site Says, 'Make Me a Match: I'll Pay You.'
Business Ideas

Site Says, 'Make Me a Match: I'll Pay You.'

New site hopes paying amateur matchmakers will set it apart in a crowded market.
Forget Love: Your Future Co-Founder Could Be Waiting for You Online
Startup Basics

Forget Love: Your Future Co-Founder Could Be Waiting for You Online

Startup mythology is rooted in dorm-room ‘meet cute’ stories, but some entrepreneurs are determined to seek out their perfect co-founder online.
Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary
Lifestyle

Entrepreneurs: Your Irrational Optimism Is Necessary

A look at how an aggressively optimistic outlook can lead to great things.
Guess What: Going to College Still Pays
Personal Finance

Guess What: Going to College Still Pays

A recent study shows that on virtually every measure of economic wellbeing and career attainment, college educated millennials are outperforming their peers with less education.
Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass to Greet Customers
News and Trends

Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass to Greet Customers

The British airline hopes to improve customer service through wearable technology.
Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections
Social Media

Target to Collaborate With Top Pinterest Users on Party Collections

The retailer is working with three top 'Pinners' to design party-themed capsule collections that will be sold in stores and online.
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