Entrepreneur: Latest from Geoff Weiss 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, 02 Sep 2014 18:17:00 GMT Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237031 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237031 Study: Office Plants Can Boost Productivity and Morale While minimally-appointed office spaces are typically thought to be the most productive, a new study suggests that ornamentation -- via greenery -- can enhance efficiency. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237016 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237016 The Internet Thinks Hershey's New Logo Looks Like Crap -- Literally The 120-year-old company unveiled a new logo today, much to the amusement (and disgust) of commenters on social media. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236984 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236984 France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks Days prior to taking office, Emmanuel Macron suggested that unions should vote on certain 'exceptions' to a long-running and controversial French law. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236970 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236970 Work Experience, Be Damned: Here's How to Hire the Best Problem Solvers (Infographic) Throwing curveballs during job interviews can help weed out candidates who possess valuable critical thinking skills. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236949 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236949 Apple, Samsung and LG: Smartwatch Showdown Set for Early September Samsung and LG have announced new smartwatch launches on the heels of reports that Apple will unveil a long-awaited wearable on September 9. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236932 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236932 This Famous Toilet-Paper Maker Is Ditching the Cardboard Tube Scott is looking to wipe out the competition with an environmentally-friendly brand of toilet paper that cuts down on the 17 billion cardboard tubes it says are thrown away each year. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236917 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236917 Inside 'Operation SLOG,' Uber's Plan for Crushing Competitors While the company's penchant for cancelling rides has been well-documented, the practice -- until now -- has remained largely misunderstood. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236900 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236900 Snapchat Valuation Skyrockets to $10 Billion Following New Funding Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers tendered a $20 million investment in the as-yet-unprofitable ephemeral messaging app last May. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236889 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236889 Drone Freaks Out Airline Pilot, Sparks Cry for Regulation Drones are becoming more prevalent and dangerous than ever as regulatory talks by the FAA seemingly stall. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:38:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236767 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236767 GameStop Sales Soar in Second Quarter, Riding New Consoles Wave Hardware and software sales soared during the second quarter, riding new gaming consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236751 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236751 Flight Cancelled? Google Wants to Prevent You From Having a Meltdown. A new feature within Google Now offers users the ability to ‘Find alternate flights’ in the event of cancellation or delay. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236727 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236727 Pair of Apple Patents Aims to Answer: 'Where'd I Park My Car?' iPhones might soon be able to determine when and where a car has been parked, and then guide absentminded drivers back to their vehicles. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236716 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236716 New Delaware Law Determines Where Your Digital Assets Live After You Die The law grants executors precisely the same access to digital information as they would possess for comparable physical documents. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236701 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236701 Putting Off Your Succession Plan? Don't. What if you die? What if you want to take a year-long sabbatical to Africa? Training and succession planning can ensure your company’s long-term survival. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/236441 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/236441 50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit The rapper's headphone company, SMS Audio, is entering the white-hot wearables space alongside famed chip maker Intel. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:46:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236571 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236571 Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App The typewriter obsessive, who once boasted a collection numbering 200, has created an app that mimics the look, feel and sound of the bygone gadgets. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236563 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236563 Samsung Bashes iPhone Battery Life in Cleverly Placed Airport Ads The South Korean has affixed signs at airport power outlets that needle the Apple iPhone’s notoriously poor battery performance. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236538 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236538 Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water Tech execs including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella and Dick Costolo have each poured buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of wiping out ALS. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236516 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236516 Lyft and Uber Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Rides The ridesharing startups are both accusing one another of sabotage in an all-out war of words. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:14:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236505 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236505 Meet Swash, a $500 Garment-Refreshing Machine to Delay Dry Cleaning The stigmas surrounding re-wearing clothes -- especially among business people with capsule wardrobes -- are significantly lessening, maker Procter & Gamble said. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236484 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236484 Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236462 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236462 Remembering Robin Williams: His 10 Most Inspirational Quotes The comedic genius and award-winning actor died yesterday of an apparent suicide. Here, we look back at 10 of his most poignant statements in life and film. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236442 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236442 Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On Amid divisive contract disputes, the Walt Disney Company is the latest multimedia giant to find itself in Amazon's crosshairs. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236429 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236429 A Rare Glimpse Inside Apple University, the Company's Covert Training Grounds In exquisitely austere classrooms, Apple employees are taught brand values and corporate history by a full-time staff that hails from Yale, Harvard and M.I.T. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236397 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236397 Think You Know Your Company's Core Values? Think Again. With passing years, it's easy for businesses to lose sight of their founding principles. Here's how to regroup as your company evolves. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/236226 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/236226 Zuckerberg Taunted Employees With Samurai Sword, Ex-Facebooker Says Noah Kagan, Facebook's 30th employee, claims his former boss jokingly threatened to 'chop' underperformers with a huge sword. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236306 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236306 YouTube Snaps Up App That Helps Startups Create Marketing Videos Previously little-known Directr has joined YouTube’s video advertising team, the companies announced. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236292 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236292 Help Select Our 'College Entrepreneur of 2014' Nominees run the gamut, having created everything from a mouth guard that aims to prevent sports-related concussions to an app that helps actors nail down relevant and timely auditions. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236209 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236209 Vote Now to Help Us Pick Our 'Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014' Our finalists have created everything from the world's first Twitter-based advertising agency to a toy startup that purports to be the 'Netflix for Legos.' Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236213 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236213