Nina Zipkin

Nina Zipkin

Staff Reporter. Frequently 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.

Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer
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Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer

The popular photo-sharing platform will no longer shut down.
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10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide
How To

10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide

Clear out the mental clutter and the day's distractions to focus on what you think is important.
Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.
Starting a Business

Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.

The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand.
A Gadget That Detects Gluten? With $4 Million in Funding, This Startup Is Working on It.
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A Gadget That Detects Gluten? With $4 Million in Funding, This Startup Is Working on It.

The year-old company is working to develop a portable gluten detecting sensor.
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Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network
Social Media

Apple May Scoop Up This Struggling Social Network

It has been reported that Apple is looking to give social another shot by acquiring this startup.
The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)
Mistakes

The Steps Businesses Can Take to Avoid a Serious Social-Media Blunder (Infographic)

Here's what companies can learn from DiGiorno Pizza's Twitter mistake and misappropriation of #WhyIStayed.
Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'
Mobile

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents.
The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

The 'Internet Slowdown' Is Coming: Tech Giants to Protest FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Etsy, Kickstarter are holding a day of action on September 10 as the deadline approaches for public comments on the proposed 'fast lane' rules.
Gone in a Flash: Twitpic to Shut Down Following Dispute With Twitter
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Gone in a Flash: Twitpic to Shut Down Following Dispute With Twitter

The image sharing site is closing down after Twitter requested it drop its trademark application.
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CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare
Rebranding

CVS Rebrands Itself With Renewed Commitment to Healthcare

In an effort to position itself as a go-to healthcare source, the drugstore rolled out a new name, along with an anti-smoking campaign.
Texting and Driving? Not So Fast -- General Motors is Watching You
Cars

Texting and Driving? Not So Fast -- General Motors is Watching You

The automobile company is reportedly installing monitoring devices in its cars to ensure drivers keep their eyes on the road.
How Discomfort Can Lead to Success
Goals

How Discomfort Can Lead to Success

The things that make you nervous are often what helps you achieve the most.
People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows
Productivity

People Prefer Robot Bosses, Study Shows

A recent study from MIT took a look at the efficiency of robot/human team work.
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Before You Start Up, Do These 3 Things
Starting a Business

Before You Start Up, Do These 3 Things

Take these three steps before leaving your day job to ensure your success as an entrepreneur.
Former PayPal Exec Offers Up a Solution to the PayPal-eBay Split Talk
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Former PayPal Exec Offers Up a Solution to the PayPal-eBay Split Talk

As rumblings of a PayPal-eBay split resurface, former PayPal exec Keith Rabois thinks there is a simple solution.