Laura Entis

Laura Entis

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Obituaries

Remembering Chuck Williams, Founder of Williams-Sonoma

Not everyone can say they changed the face of American cooking.
Innovation Now

Are We 5 Years Away From Being Able to Reverse Aging?

One Harvard Medical School genetics professor thinks so.
Personal Health

Gut Bacteria May Be the Key to Weight Loss

A new study adds to the growing evidence that weight is influenced by our microbiomes.
Innovation Now

Beyond Meat's CEO Thinks Chicken Can Come From Plants

'You can get hung-up on meat's origin – it comes from a chicken, cow or pig – but the other way to think about meat is its composition.'
Piracy

Udemy Addresses Criticism Over Its Handling of Pirated Content

The company will review its copyright processes.
Innovation Now

Genetically-Altered Mosquitoes May Be Key to Eradicating Malaria, Study Shows

Scientists at the University of California inserted heritable, malaria-blocking genes into mosquitoes and observed encouraging results.
Hiring

Elon Musk Is Personally Interviewing Job Candidates

The Tesla chief is looking to hire software engineers for his autonomous vehicle division.
Toys; Games

This $100 Lifelike Robotic Companion Cat Is a Toy Made for Seniors

It's the first in Hasbro's line of 'companion' pets for the elderly.
Retail

At This Store, the Fitting-Room Mirrors Know All

Shoppers at the Ralph Lauren Polo flagship store in New York City can now engage with Oak Labs' smart, interactive fitting-room mirrors.
Health

Another Large-Scale Study Just Justified Your Coffee Habit

A new study found that those who drink three to five cups of coffee a day (decaf or caffeinated) may be less likely to die prematurely.
Legal Issues

Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Packaging Error Led to More Than 100 Unwanted Pregnancies

The suit seeks millions in damages including, in some cases, child-rearing expenses up to the age of 18.
Messaging

Soon, You Could Receive a Facebook Message That Disappears Before You Read It

Facebook is testing a strange, new ephemeral feature in France.
Mobile Payments

Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor

Square, Facebook and Google have also entered the peer-to-peer payments space.
Innovation Now

Trello's CEO on the Surprising Benefit Cloud-Based Tools Bring

Michael Pryor shares what shifts when project management tools evolve.
Creativity

Crayola Launches a Line of Coloring Books for Adults

Because sometimes it's fun to color inside the elaborate lines.