Entrepreneur: Latest from Laura Entis http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:05:00 GMT This Little Gadget Caused an Epic Airline Passenger Brawl A United Airlines flight was diverted after using something banned by most airlines: an anti-reclining seat device called the Knee Defender. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236848 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236848 It's Official: All Smartphones Sold in California Must Have a 'Kill Switch' Phones manufactured after July 1, 2015 and sold in the state must come equipped with an antitheft device that enables consumers to permanently shut them down. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236825 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236825 Watch Where You Swipe: Hackers Have Done More Damage Than You Realize More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by in-store cash register breaches, estimates the Department of Homeland Security. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:47:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236803 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236803 Sony Suffers Cyber Attack, Bomb Threat Sony's PlayStation network was shut down for several hours on Sunday while a flight carrying an executive at the company was diverted due to a bomb threat. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236789 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236789 Publicity Stunt Du Jour: Spend the Night at IKEA Thanks to Airbnb Sleep tight. The furniture is already assembled and you get to keep the sheets. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236753 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236753 It's Official: You Can't Copyright a Selfie Taken By a Monkey Just in case you were wondering. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236741 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236741 This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236720 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236720 Your Brain Likes Plain Old Paper More Than It Likes E-Readers The physical act of turning pages may help us recall plot events, a new study finds. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236695 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236695 Your Twitter Timeline Is About to Get a Lot More Cluttered Up until now, your timeline was limited to tweets and retweets from people you follow. But that's all changing. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236684 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236684 Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel' David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, will now oversee global branding, communications and policy for Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236656 Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game It's called Swing Copters, and it looks just as frustratingly difficult to play as Flappy Bird. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:23:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236642 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236642 Marketers Are Taking a Closer Look at Your Tumblr Photos. Here's Why. Marketers will now have access to more nuanced references, not just explicit mentions. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236598 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236598 This Mosquito-Repelling Wristband Might Just Save Your Summer Invisaband, a mosquito repellent band that lasts for 120 hours, is seeking to raise $10,000 on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236569 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236569 You Can Invest in Neil Young's Company, PonoMusic, for as Little as $5,000 ...As long as you're an accredited investor. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236521 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236521 Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been If it goes as planned, Viv will be a digital assistant that can solve far more complex requests than Siri. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236489 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236489 'We're the Uber of X!' A snapshot of the startups that are trying to become "the Uber" of food delivery, medical marijuana and other industries. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236456 California's 'Kill Switch' Bill Is One Step Away From Becoming Law The legislation, which would require smartphone makers to include a preinstalled 'kill switch' on all smartphones sold in the state, has passed in the State Senate and now awaits the governor's signature. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236440 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236440 Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services' The site, which started out as a quirky, $5-a-pop freelance marketplace, has beefed up its offerings. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236404 Feeling Unproductive? Blame Your Co-Workers. A new study illustrates the contagious nature of unproductivity. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236364 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236364 Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board Instead, he will sell half his shares to a private-equity firm. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 16:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236354 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236354 For Teenagers, YouTube Stars Hold More Sway Than Mainstream Celebrities Hollywood stars are labeled 'faker' than their online counterparts. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236315 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236315 This Is What Robots Will Be Doing in 2025 While there's opinions differ over whether the net effect will be positive or negative, most respondents agree that artificial intelligence's impact on the future of work will be significant. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236297 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236297 Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords Turns out, the Target breach was just the tip of the iceberg. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236265 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236265 Scrabble Updates Its Dictionary for the First Time in a Decade, Adding 5,000 Words New admissions include words like 'texter,' 'funplex,' 'bromance' and 'selfie,' but Scrabble fanatics are most excited about the inclusion of four two-letter words. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236220 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236220 Artificial Intelligence Has Elon Musk Deeply Concerned He's afraid it will produce a 'Terminator'-like catastrophe, and could be more 'more dangerous than nukes.' Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236176 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236176 Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving In response to questions raised by EU data protection agencies, Google published a point-by-point response explaining how it is currently processing the 91,000 removal requests it has already received. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236151 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236151 This New App Wants to Optimize Your Schedule by Running It Through an Algorithm Timeful, a mobile app, applies big data, machine learning and behavioral science to optimize your time and boost your productivity. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236094 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236094 Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO. He arrives at a precarious time for the company, which is still recovering from last year's massive data breach. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236097 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236097 PayPal's Small Business Lending Program Expands More than 20,000 businesses have borrowed more than $150 million in PayPal Working Capital loans since the pilot program launched in September. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236087 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236087 LinkedIn's App Just Got More Useful The redesign shows you how someone came across your profile, informing you of whether they searched for you or found you through a shared connection. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236047 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236047