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 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:34:00 GMT Why Peter Thiel's Philosophy on Hiring Is Hurting Silicon Valley In a talk at Columbia University, the PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist discussed why startups need to go 'beyond professionalism.' But that may be the problem. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237677 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237677 YouTube Paying Millions to Keep Its Biggest Stars From Looking Elsewhere The site's most popular stars are being paid to produce new content as other channels seek to court them. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237654 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237654 Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco Next month, the city will start charging renters a 14 percent occupancy tax on behalf of its hosts. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237612 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237612 Why Japan Is Still Buying Music CDs Digital sales are on the decline in the country, while CD sales are still going strong. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237601 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237601 Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley: Great Marketers Do This The marketing guru, who came up with the Pepsi challenge, discusses how social media has shifted the power from the producers to the customers. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/237531 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/237531 Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments Â…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.' Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237537 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237537 Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds Procrastinators, take note: As seductive as it often sounds, working under pressure probably isn't the best strategy for achieving stellar results. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:07:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237503 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237503 Microsoft's Missed Opportunity: Not Getting Minecraft's Founders? The tech giant snagged Mojang, the maker of the popular game Minecraft, but its founders are out. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237499 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237499 Marathon Runners Make Better CEOs, Study Finds New research finds a positive correlation between CEO fitness and firm value. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237426 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237426 Net Neutrality Debate Surpasses Janet Jackson's 'Nip Slip' in Number of Comments Sent to the FCC I'm sorry Ms. Jackson, the net neutrality debate is for real. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237382 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237382 Stephen Hawking Introduces Intel's Connected Wheelchair The British physicist who 'made black holes cool' says Intel's new wheelchair, which collects health data from the user, is just one more step toward the technology of the future. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237377 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237377 Microsoft's Rumored $2 Billion Bid for Minecraft: Smart Move or Epic Fail? Microsoft is reportedly nearing a deal to buy the maker of the wildly popular video game, but at least one analyst calls the move a 'real head scratcher.' Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237327 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237327 The Bizarre Ways Niche Dating Services Are Pairing People Off You can now find a mate based on the compatibility of your pheromones, voice pitch and dietary restrictions. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237185 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237185 Royal Baby No. 2: Why the Economy Hopes It's a Girl The hype surrounding Prince George's birth spurred an economic bump. Will Prince William and Kate Middleton's next little bundle of joy do the same? Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:23:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237226 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237226 Slingshot, Facebook's Snapchat Competitor, Is Now Officially a Snapchat Clone The social media giant killed the only feature that differentiated the service from Snapchat. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237141 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237141 Bosses Who Pick on One Employee Ruin Everyone's Productivity, Study Shows Here's yet another reason to ban workplace bullying. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237110 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237110 Appeals Court Rules That Yelp's Ad Sales Tactics Aren't Extortion, Just 'Hard Bargaining' Businesses don't have the right to pre-existing good reviews, the court said. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237102 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237102 The Largest VC Fund ($500M) Raised by Majority-Female Partners Quietly Closed in June It launches today. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 20:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237080 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237080 Here's What Happened When Three Families Spent the Night at IKEA Publicity stunt du jour, part II. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237019 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237019 YouTube Creators Can Now Receive 'Tips' Directly From Fans The feature, which was announced earlier this summer, has quietly launched. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237013 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237013 Looking to Freeze Out Others, ALS Association Wants to Trademark the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' If they succeed, the non-profit could use the registration to block other charities from capitalizing on the viral campaign. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236969 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236969 Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million as It Prepares to Go Public This latest round of funding values The Honest Company, a maker of eco-friendly family and baby products, at close to $1 billion. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236906 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236906 Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent. New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236905 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236905 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