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, 30 Sep 2014 21:20:00 GMT With Its First Original Movie, Netflix Aims to Upend Old-Fashioned Film Distribution In collaboration with The Weinstein Company, the streaming giant will debut a sequel to the Oscar-winning 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' next August. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237974 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237974 How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry Newfound stock options and a self-governing stance could portend an acquisition or hiring spree. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237949 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237949 Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation The multifaceted Japanese tech giant is not letting a failed bid for T-Mobile stand in the way of its quest to become the biggest company in the world. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:58:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237923 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237923 This Clever Marketing Campaign Reversed Coke's 11-Year Decline in Soda Sales 'Share a Coke,' in which bottles were personalized with popular names as well as terms of endearment, is credited with increasing Coca-Cola sales for the first time in over a decade. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:32:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237905 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237905 44 Apps That Turn Your Smartphone Into a Productivity Powerhouse (Infographic) Among our favorites? A task manger that gamifies your accomplishments and a background music player that incorporates neuroscience. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237875 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237875 Student Pulls Epic Skydiving Stunt to Land Startup Internship of Her Dreams 'I'm terrified of heights,' says 19-year-old Anna Bezuglova, 'but for Alphatise, I’m willing to take the plunge.' Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237871 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237871 FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237862 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237862 Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home On the heels of a fizzling response to its Fire Phone, Amazon is reportedly foraying further into hardware by increasing headcount at its top-secret Lab126 by roughly 27 percent. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237798 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237798 Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237783 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237783 Why This Bay Area Bistro Wants to Be Yelp's Worst-Rated Restaurant Ever In a protest against the site's alleged ratings manipulations, this Italian restaurant's co-owners offered scathing reviewers 25-percent off their checks. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237763 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237763 AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237753 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237753 Don't Call Her Old-Fashioned: Paula Deen's Comeback Is for the Digital Era The Paula Deen Network, an online-TV platform where subscribers must pay between $7.99 and $9.99 to watch Deen whip up her famed Southern fare, launches on Wednesday. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237717 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237717 Getty's New Mobile App is a Free Portal Into Millions of Shareable Photos After allowing users to embed its roughly 100 million stock images, Getty has no launched its first-ever mobile app, Stream, for Apple devices operating iOS 8. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237700 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237700 Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237666 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237666 Jeff Bezos' Enigmatic Aerospace Company Scores Knockout Contract The Amazon founder's Blue Origin aerospace outfit will develop rocket engines for the United Launch Alliance -- a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing that creates spacecraft for the U.S. government. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237618 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237618 With iOS 8 Update, Apple Will No Longer Provide User Data to Police The vast record of information stored on Apple devices will only be available to users who possess a four-digit passcode. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237599 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237599 Martha Stewart Slams Sheryl Sandberg: 'Too Much Time Is Spent' Leaning In The domestic diva said Sandberg’s 'Lean In' philosophy misses the mark by encouraging women to take on corporate equality rather than setting their sights on entrepreneurship. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:09:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237560 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237560 This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life By removing a critical majority of his iPhone apps, the designer Jake Knapp says he lengthened his attention span and relearned how to 'enjoy (or at least be okay with) moments of boredom.' Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237556 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237556 With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237475 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237475 The 5 Most Fascinating Things Tim Cook Told Charlie Rose Riding high on record-breaking iPhone pre-orders, Tim Cook discussed television, competition and the art of simplicity in a brand new sit-down interview. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237502 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237502 Best Idea Ever: A Walkway for Smartphone-Addicted Pedestrians A theme park in China has created a 164-foot lane for pedestrians to use as they tap away at their phones. The concept borrows heavily from an experiment conducted by National Geographic in Washington, D.C., last July. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:58:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237476 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237476 How a 10-Minute Spot on QVC Turned This Woman Into a $100 Million Cosmetics Mogul With a unique ability to weave visual backstories and touch untold masses, QVC can serve as a transformative vehicle for entrepreneurs. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237379 Long-Buried Atari Cartridges Are Being Offered Up for Public Auction After being exhumed from a New Mexico landfill earlier this year, copies of the world's worst video game will now be up for auction. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237441 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237441 Tech Glitches, Delivery Delays: Apple's Latest Product Rollout Has Been a Mess So Far After a livestream unveiling its next generation of devices malfunctioned on Tuesday, the Apple store similarly crashed early this morning when the latest iPhones became available for preorder. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:59:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237429 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237429 Google Just Bought the Maker of a Tremor-Steadying 'Smart' Spoon The Liftware Base Stabilizer uses sensors to steady the dining process for the 11 million nationwide sufferers of essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237378 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237378 This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Just Debuted Her Clothing Line at NY Fashion Week At the age of 13, Isabella Rose Taylor -- whose eponymous line is currently stocked by Nordstrom -- is well on her way to helming a global fashion empire. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:34:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237318 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237318 Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses A new payments system baked into the forthcoming iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch could revolutionize how business is done across the globe. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237277 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237277 Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays The sixth-generation iPhones also come with a new Retina HD display and a mobile payments system that some say could upend the credit-card industry. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237273 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237273 With the Apple Watch, It's Time for Smartwatches to Get Serious Priced at $349 and available in an array of different face and band options, Apple’s ‘most personal product’ will arrive early next year. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237267 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237267 The Highest-Paid Female CEO in America Was Born Male Martine Rothblatt, who founded Sirius Satellite Radio and currently leads United Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, took home a cool $38 million last year. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:53:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237224 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/237224