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.
Finally, Watch Tony Hawk Ride a Real Hoverboard
Technology

Finally, Watch Tony Hawk Ride a Real Hoverboard

It looks like fun.
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
Culture

'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Former Apple CEO John Sculley: The Most Valuable Lesson I Learned From Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: The Most Valuable Lesson I Learned From Steve Jobs

It's called zooming, and it's all about approaching problems from new angles.
Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'
Partnerships

Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'

The ridesharing service and the music-streaming service, which have each helped disrupt their respective industries, have formed an interesting partnership.
Facebook Reportedly Building 'Facebook for Work' to Compete With LinkedIn, Google
Productivity

Facebook Reportedly Building 'Facebook for Work' to Compete With LinkedIn, Google

Instead of being banned at work, the company reportedly wants its platform to be embraced as a productivity tool.
Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind
Health

Work, Eat, Sleep: How These Products Are Trying to Improve Your Daily Grind

A standing desk, a customized mattress and a smart scale. Can replacing daily objects allow us to lead healthier, more productive lives?
Ex-Reddit CEO Says He Resigned Because 'It Wasn't Supposed to Be This Hard.' Hmmm.
Resignation

Ex-Reddit CEO Says He Resigned Because 'It Wasn't Supposed to Be This Hard.' Hmmm.

He also concedes that a dispute over office space with the company's board was a factor.
Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff
Memory

Taking Notes May Impede Your Ability to Remember Stuff

Your scribbles can act like a crutch, providing an excuse to stop paying attention because, hey, you're writing it down...
This Tinder-esque Dating App Allows Users to Swipe Right Based on a Potential Match's LinkedIn Bio
Online Dating

This Tinder-esque Dating App Allows Users to Swipe Right Based on a Potential Match's LinkedIn Bio

By invitation-only, startup The League positions itself as a dating network for 'high quality' professionals looking for ambitious partners.
Facebook Updates Its Privacy Policy, But Does That Mean Anything?
Privacy Policies

Facebook Updates Its Privacy Policy, But Does That Mean Anything?

Americans overwhelmingly say that they don't feel in-control of how their personal data is collected online, and Facebook's new privacy policy will likely do little to change the sentiment.
Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls
Patent trolls

Startups Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves Against Patent Trolls

Which is good, but further proof that our patent system is broken.
How These Entrepreneurs Found a Catchy Way to Teach Students Financial Literacy
Personal Finance

How These Entrepreneurs Found a Catchy Way to Teach Students Financial Literacy

Flocabulary, a company that makes educational hip-hop songs and videos for grades K-12, will use the same medium to teach kids about personal finance.
Soleil Moon Frye: 'There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Mompreneur'
Mompreneurs

Soleil Moon Frye: 'There's Never Been a Better Time to Be a Mompreneur'

The 'Punky Brewster' actress discusses balancing life as a mother to three young kids and running her online party supplies business, P.S. XO, which just announced its merger with the retail party line Seedling.
This New Font Is Designed for People With Dyslexia
Design

This New Font Is Designed for People With Dyslexia

Research has suggested dyslexia affects more than one third of U.S. entrepreneurs