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.

Flying Solo? App Lets You Chat With Perfect Strangers on Flights
Business Travel

Flying Solo? App Lets You Chat With Perfect Strangers on Flights

Travel app Quicket is hoping its new social check-in feature will help passengers spark a bit more in-depth conversation than a simple 'hello' and 'what are you reading?'
Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path
If I Knew Then

Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path

The controversial innovator and member of the 'PayPal mafia' talks about competition, the advantages young entrepreneurs have, what he is glad he didn't know when starting up.
For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)
Productivity

For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)

The solution to a work space that's out of whack is right under your nose.
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519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands
Cyber Security

519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands

FBI officials warn business owners and the financial sector to stay vigilant.
Here's Why There's No Dislike Button on Facebook
Social Media

Here's Why There's No Dislike Button on Facebook

The "like" button's creator explains why the tech giant isn't likely to ever have a thumbs down.
Your Morning, Only Better: An Ultimate Guide
How To

Your Morning, Only Better: An Ultimate Guide

These 12 tips won't just jumpstart your day, they'll add hours to your week.
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Like HBO, CBS Cuts the Cord and Launches a Digital Subscription Service
Streaming

Like HBO, CBS Cuts the Cord and Launches a Digital Subscription Service

The move comes a day after HBO's announcement of an Internet-only subscription service.
People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story
News and trends

People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story

A new poll from Gallup reveals that a boss's gender is mattering less and less.
Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs
Benefits

Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

The move opens up a conversation about benefits and responsibility.
Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems
News and trends

Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems

Finnish PM Alexander Stubb links the tech giant's success to the downfall of the country's major export industries.
Plastc Wants to Reinvent the Wallet with All-In-One Smart Card
Mobile Payments

Plastc Wants to Reinvent the Wallet with All-In-One Smart Card

What does this one-size-fits-all card mean for the mobile-payments landscape?
Ahead of Apple Event, Blogger Leaks iPad Air 2 Details
iPad

Ahead of Apple Event, Blogger Leaks iPad Air 2 Details

On his blog, tech writer Michael Andrew shares everything you want to know about the latest Apple tablet, the iPad Air 2.
An Entrepreneur Takes Aim at the Ubiquitous Bloomberg Terminal
Finance

An Entrepreneur Takes Aim at the Ubiquitous Bloomberg Terminal

Bloomberg's former global head of commodities has come up with an alternative to the widely-used trading platform.
Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $6.5 Million
Funding

Navdy, the 'Google Glass for Your Car,' Raises $6.5 Million

The company's head-up display lets drivers interact with their phones while never taking their eyes off the road.
Why Ello Suddenly Went Viral
Social Media

Why Ello Suddenly Went Viral

The fledgling social network was one of the most talked-about items last week. Here's why.