Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
YouTube CEO Unveils Redesigned App, Additional Creator Spaces
YouTube

YouTube CEO Unveils Redesigned App, Additional Creator Spaces

Such investments have helped propel total YouTube 'watch time' by 60 percent year-over-year.
Twitter's Head of Video Hints at Monetization Plans for 'All' Creators
Video Marketing

Twitter's Head of Video Hints at Monetization Plans for 'All' Creators

Speaking at VidCon, Baljeet Singh teased the idea of rolling out video monetization to 'all types of creators' on Twitter.
Seattle CEO Who Set Minimum Salaries to $70,000 Sued By Brother for Allegedly Overpaying Himself
Legal Issues

Seattle CEO Who Set Minimum Salaries to $70,000 Sued By Brother for Allegedly Overpaying Himself

Gravity Payments' Dan Price made national news when he announced an across-the-board raise for his 120-person team. Now, he is being accused of cutting his brother out of profits.
Josh Greenberg, Co-Founder of Shuttered Music Service Grooveshark, Dead at 28
Obituaries

Josh Greenberg, Co-Founder of Shuttered Music Service Grooveshark, Dead at 28

While Greenberg's death arrives on the heels of his company's closure due to a four-year legal war, police found no evidence of foul play or suicide.
Teen With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Nike to Design Zip-Around Sneakers for the Disabled
Design

Teen With Cerebral Palsy Inspires Nike to Design Zip-Around Sneakers for the Disabled

What began as a request from a Florida high school student has now become a full-fledged Nike product.
Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault
Self-Driving Cars

Google's Self-Driving Cars Crash 'Surprisingly Often' -- But Other Drivers Are Always at Fault

The automated vehicles have been hit by human drivers a total of 14 times since testing began in 2009, according to project director Chris Urmson.
SEO Is So Hard That Even Google Needs Help With It
SEO

SEO Is So Hard That Even Google Needs Help With It

Google is hiring an SEO expert in order to help improve Google searches about Google.
What Shoppers Are Searching for This Back-to-School Season, According to Google
Retail

What Shoppers Are Searching for This Back-to-School Season, According to Google

The search giant released new research about shopping trends this morning, and confirmed its long-rumored 'buy button.'
The Power of Planning: NASA's Pluto Flyby Was Epic and Amazing
Space Travel

The Power of Planning: NASA's Pluto Flyby Was Epic and Amazing

The mission, which is still underway but looking ever more promising, marks an unparalleled display of patience and coordination.
On Its 20th Birthday, 20 Fascinating Facts About Amazon That You Didn't Already Know
Amazon

On Its 20th Birthday, 20 Fascinating Facts About Amazon That You Didn't Already Know

Jeff Bezos' father was a high-wire circus performer, and he initially wanted to call his ecommerce startup 'Relentless.'
Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle
Ecommerce

Christmas in July: Walmart, Amazon Throw Down in Epic Discount Battle

Given competing sales from two of the world's biggest retailers, other businesses may be bound for slow traffic this week.
How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover
Private equity

How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover

When Laura Geller made the emotionally-wrought decision to take on private equity investors, it forever altered the trajectory of the cosmetics company she founded 17 years ago.
Target Just Opened a Space to Show Customers the Beauty of the Internet of Things
Internet of Things

Target Just Opened a Space to Show Customers the Beauty of the Internet of Things

The space will vend 35 connected home devices and host tech talks, industry meetups and product demos and launches.
10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year
IPO

10 Companies That Are Probably Going Public in the Next Year

IT and health care tend to be the most popular business sectors, accounting for 28 percent and 39 percent of all VC-backed IPOs over the past 10 years, respectively.
These Are the 10 Startups Disney Just Tapped to Join Its Storied Accelerator Program
Accelerators

These Are the 10 Startups Disney Just Tapped to Join Its Storied Accelerator Program

Each will receive $120,000 as well as mentoring from top Disney execs.