Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Staff Reporter. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

Nina Zipkin is a staff reporter at Entrepreneur.com. She frequently covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.

More Businesses Can Now Offer Booking Options on Yelp
Yelp

More Businesses Can Now Offer Booking Options on Yelp

Through new partnerships, Yelp users can now book a hair appointment, order flowers or set up a consultation with a lawyer directly through a company's Yelp page.
Proceed With Caution: Should Smartphones Come With a Warning?
News and trends

Proceed With Caution: Should Smartphones Come With a Warning?

A recent study from the University of Derby recommends that consumers be given fair warning about the potential addictive properties of mobile devices.
Twitter and Foursquare Team Up to Let You Tag Your Location in Tweets
Growth Strategies

Twitter and Foursquare Team Up to Let You Tag Your Location in Tweets

The new feature gives users the option of including their location in posts.
Where Niche Industries Are Thriving – and Why
Growth Matters

Where Niche Industries Are Thriving – and Why

From food to software, the best niche industries maximize their region to find success.
Uber Cars Have Overtaken Yellow Taxis in New York City
Uber

Uber Cars Have Overtaken Yellow Taxis in New York City

The embattled ridesharing startup is making a dent in the Big Apple.
Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions
Mobile Payments

Alibaba's Latest Payments Innovation: Selfie-Powered Transactions

The ecommerce giant is taking another step into the world of mobile payments – this time, using the selfie as an authentication tool.
Microsoft Is Planning to Phase Out Internet Explorer
Rebranding

Microsoft Is Planning to Phase Out Internet Explorer

The tech giant is moving away from the ill-loved brand in favor of a new browser codenamed Project Spartan.
How 3 Companies Maximized Funding in Their Region
Growth Matters

How 3 Companies Maximized Funding in Their Region

These three Ohio startups can help you think local to rethink funding.
Steve Case: 'The Team You Build Will Define the Company You Build'
If I Knew Then

Steve Case: 'The Team You Build Will Define the Company You Build'

The co-founder and former CEO of AOL believes success is found through collaboration.
Phone Low on Battery? At SXSW, You Can Have a Dog Bring You a Charger.
SXSW

Phone Low on Battery? At SXSW, You Can Have a Dog Bring You a Charger.

Mophie, the mobile battery-case company, wants to rescue your battery while raising awareness about animal adoption.
Latest Android Update Puts Emphasis on Security
Security

Latest Android Update Puts Emphasis on Security

If your Android phone gets stolen, a new feature makes sure it stays locked until it gets back in your hands.
5 Inventors Who Regret the Products They Created
Mistakes

5 Inventors Who Regret the Products They Created

From K-Cups to pop-up ads, the creators behind these popular tools and products say they are sorry for what they've done.
The Book Biz Stone Wants You to Read
60 Second Solutions

The Book Biz Stone Wants You to Read

Twitter's co-founder plays 'Finish This Sentence,' sharing what he's reading, how he unwinds and the characteristics all innovation must share.
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How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Infographic)
Productivity

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep (Infographic)

Here are some tips to help make your bedroom more sleep-friendly. (Hint: that light emanating from your smartphone isn't helping.)
Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion
Social Media

Here's How One Tweet Led to Microsoft Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion

Social media can change the entire course of your company's future.