Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Laura Entis is a reporter for Fortune.com's Venture section.
Elon Musk Is Personally Interviewing Job Candidates
Hiring

Elon Musk Is Personally Interviewing Job Candidates

The Tesla chief is looking to hire software engineers for his autonomous vehicle division.
This $100 Lifelike Robotic Companion Cat Is a Toy Made for Seniors
Marketing Bootcamp

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.
At This Store, the Fitting-Room Mirrors Know All
Customer Experience

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.
Another Large-Scale Study Just Justified Your Coffee Habit
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.
Lawsuit Claims Birth Control Packaging Error Led to More Than 100 Unwanted Pregnancies
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.
Soon, You Could Receive a Facebook Message That Disappears Before You Read It
Messaging

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

Facebook is testing a strange, new ephemeral feature in France.
Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor
Mobile Payments

Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor

Square, Facebook and Google have also entered the peer-to-peer payments space.
Trello's CEO on the Surprising Benefit Cloud-Based Tools Bring
Radicals & Visionaries

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

Michael Pryor shares what shifts when project management tools evolve.
Crayola Launches a Line of Coloring Books for Adults
Marketing Bootcamp

Crayola Launches a Line of Coloring Books for Adults

Because sometimes it's fun to color inside the elaborate lines.
Why Mark Zuckerberg Just Gave This High School Student $400,000
Radicals & Visionaries

Why Mark Zuckerberg Just Gave This High School Student $400,000

The answer combines science and YouTube.
3 Strategies for Hacking Happiness
Happiness

3 Strategies for Hacking Happiness

Tips for increasing well-being without significantly altering one's life circumstances.
McDonald's Ex-CEO Will Help Sell You Vegan Burgers
Health

McDonald's Ex-CEO Will Help Sell You Vegan Burgers

He just joined the board of 'fake meat' startup Beyond Meat.
This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?
Social Entrepreneurship

This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?

Instead of constantly fundraising, Y Combinator graduate Watsi has adopted a more defined model.
Why Digital Marketing Firm Elite SEM Makes Employee Happiness Its No. 1 Priority
Top Company Cultures

Why Digital Marketing Firm Elite SEM Makes Employee Happiness Its No. 1 Priority

CEO and founder Ben Kirshner sees a direct correlation between employee satisfaction and profits.
Website Builder Squarespace Launches New Ecommerce Tools for Business Owners
Business Websites

Website Builder Squarespace Launches New Ecommerce Tools for Business Owners

'We want to show we can compete head-to-head with major commerce competitors,' said Squarespace CEO Anthony Casalena.