Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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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.
This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch
Apps & Software

This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch

Kickstarter project Flag will print and send you physical copies of your digital photos at no cost, but there's a small catch.
This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again
News and Trends

This Bionic Hand Allows Amputee to 'Feel' Again

A Danish man who lost his arm in an accident was able to feel objects by way of surgically implanted sensors connected to a bionic hand.
A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble
Marketing

A Jonas Brother's Baby, Brought to You by Procter & Gamble

News of the birth of Kevin Jonas's first child, a baby girl, was accompanied by a marketing message from the consumer products company.
Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.
Technology

Better Late Than Never? Target Accelerating Program to Detect Credit-Card Fraud.

Target's chief financial officer said the retailer is fast-tracking chip-enabled smart cards, which could have been useful in preventing against the company's recent data breach.
Famed Photographer Predicts the Death of the 'Selfie'
Social Media

Famed Photographer Predicts the Death of the 'Selfie'

The 'selfie' fad may appear to be gaining steam, but legendary '60s photographer David Bailey gives it a 6-month shelf life.
Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.
Management & Operations

Ever Heard of a Patent Map? They Can Help Predict the Future.

By presenting dense technical text in a simple visual format, patent maps can be efficient tools for reading a competitive landscape, preforming due diligence and even forecasting upcoming trends.
The Rise of 'Nudge' Advertising
Advertising

The Rise of 'Nudge' Advertising

With companies using big data to push you toward their services, it's starting to feel very much like '1984.'
In Football and in Entrepreneurship, Why Is It So Hard to Predict Success?
Starting a Business

In Football and in Entrepreneurship, Why Is It So Hard to Predict Success?

Like a quarterback, a startup entrepreneur needs to possess an extensive arsenal of tools, most of them intangible.
Want Your Ad to Go Viral? Get a TV Network to Ban It.
Advertising

Want Your Ad to Go Viral? Get a TV Network to Ban It.

For the second year running, SodaStream has had its Super Bowl ad rejected by a TV network -- and it's proven to be a 'PR gift' for the company.
Yum or Yuck? MillerCoors Unveils a Bourbon-Flavored Beer
Marketing

Yum or Yuck? MillerCoors Unveils a Bourbon-Flavored Beer

Hoping to win over the younger set, MillerCoors has introduced a bourbon inspired lager.
U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur
Cash Flow & Money Management

U.K. Lawmakers Tell Queen to Think More Like an Entrepreneur

Lawmakers have given the Queen's royal officials some financial advice.
Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack
Security

Crafts Store Michaels May Be the Latest Victim of a Data Hack

Over the weekend, the arts-and-crafts retailer said it had recently learned of possible fraudulent activity on debit and credit cards used at its stores.
The Science of Office Design
Motivation and Retention

The Science of Office Design

From ceiling height to lighting, there's more research than ever before on how our environment impacts our cognitive performance.
Google to Pay Out $2.7 Million to Hackers Who Break Into Chrome OS
Security

Google to Pay Out $2.7 Million to Hackers Who Break Into Chrome OS

The tech giant aims to beef up security by getting hackers to pinpoint weaknesses.
Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling
Legal Center

Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling

SimpleAir, a non-practicing entity that has gone after other tech giants, is seeking $125 million or more in damages for patent infringement.
Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer
Lifestyle

Study: Enjoy Life, Live Longer

Research suggests that a healthy mental outlook may protect against physical deterioration as we age.
7 Ways to Become a Better Leader
Leadership

7 Ways to Become a Better Leader

Leadership is a skill that can be continually strengthened. Here's how.
Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205
News and Trends

Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

A six-liter bottle of rare Macallan 'M' whisky became the most expensive bottle ever sold at an auction.
Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It
News and Trends

Amazon Could Ship Your Next Purchase Before You Even Order It

The online retailer patents 'anticipatory shipping' technology, which uses your order history to predict what you'll buy next.
25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work
Hiring Center

25 Wacky Interview Questions That Work

A new Glassdoor survey spotlights the best unconventional questions that will shake up the traditional (read: scripted) interview process.
FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases
Legal Center

FTC Orders Apple to Pay a Minimum of $32.5 Million Over In-App Purchases

The tech company agreed to refund parents whose children made in-app purchases without their knowledge.
A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory
News and Trends

A Possible Perk for Coffee Addicts: Better Long-Term Memory

Researchers have provided another reason to embrace our coffee addictions, with a new study suggesting caffeine may improve long-term memory.
Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets
Marketing

Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets

The Seattle Seahawks' policy limits ticket sales to six U.S. states; California, home of the San Francisco 49ers, didn't make the list.
More Bad News for Patent Trolls
Legal Center

More Bad News for Patent Trolls

On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process
News and Trends

Why Businesses Will Like PayPal's Updated Checkout Process

The payment processing company has moved to a simpler 'in-context' checkout system.
GoDaddy Teams Up With Microsoft to Offer Small Businesses Office 365
News and Trends

GoDaddy Teams Up With Microsoft to Offer Small Businesses Office 365

The domain registrar will now offer its small business customers the latest productivity and management tools, courtesy of Microsoft.
How to Turn Negativity Into Creativity
Innovation

How to Turn Negativity Into Creativity

Novelty is often met with resistance. Here's how thought leaders like Steve Jobs were able to use rejection to fuel creative brilliance.

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