Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
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.
Time Warner Cable Ordered to Pay Texas Woman Nearly $230,000 for 'Egregious' Robocalling
Customer Service

Time Warner Cable Ordered to Pay Texas Woman Nearly $230,000 for 'Egregious' Robocalling

Araceli King will receive $1,500 for each of the 153 robocalls she received from the company over the course of a year.
YouTube Star PewDiePie Posts Brilliant Reply to Those Outraged by His $7 Million Income (VIDEO)
YouTube

YouTube Star PewDiePie Posts Brilliant Reply to Those Outraged by His $7 Million Income (VIDEO)

'It seems like the whole world cares more about how much money I make than I do myself,' says the 25-year-old YouTube sensation.
10 New Features YouTube Is Rolling Out for Creators (Hint: 3-D Is Getting More Immersive)
YouTube

10 New Features YouTube Is Rolling Out for Creators (Hint: 3-D Is Getting More Immersive)

Other updates include new channel management capabilities on mobile and a rejiggered comments ranking.
5 Budding Israeli Startups That Are Hoping to Make It in the Big Apple
Accelerators

5 Budding Israeli Startups That Are Hoping to Make It in the Big Apple

ICONYC, a brand new New York City accelerator, is helping Israeli startups navigate the ever-elusive American market.
California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone
Privacy Concerns

California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone

What protections do drone-weary citizens have as the gadgets increasingly fill our friendly skies?
U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism
Young Entrepreneurs

U.N. Foundation Taps Ashish Thakkar to Channel His Entrepreneurial Expertise Towards Humanitarianism

Thakkar, who founded a billion-dollar company in Uganda at age 15, has just been named chair of the U.N. Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council.
This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car
Cars

This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car

Motormood just launched a $130,500 Kickstarter campaign for its eponymous gadget, whose goal is to spread commuter cheer.
Think Things Couldn't Get Worse for Jay Z's Struggling Streaming Service? They Just Did.
Streaming

Think Things Couldn't Get Worse for Jay Z's Struggling Streaming Service? They Just Did.

Under Jay Z's helm, the company just lost its second CEO in three months.
Why Taylor Swift Is Now the Most Powerful Person in Tech
Celebrities

Why Taylor Swift Is Now the Most Powerful Person in Tech

The musician has achieved something few have been able to do: get Apple to change its ways.
Etsy Infuriates 'Wiccapreneurs' by Banning the Sale of Metaphysical Spells
Spirituality

Etsy Infuriates 'Wiccapreneurs' by Banning the Sale of Metaphysical Spells

The change in policy has caused 'great distress in the metaphysical community,' one beleaguered seller said.
Here's How to Talk to Your Kids About Money Management (Infographic)
Children

Here's How to Talk to Your Kids About Money Management (Infographic)

It's never too early to start teaching the value of a dollar.
Password Problems: How the Cardinals Hacked the Houston Astros' Confidential Database
Hackers

Password Problems: How the Cardinals Hacked the Houston Astros' Confidential Database

The break-in, which is currently being investigated by the F.B.I., serves as a vital lesson in password protection.
How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand With Her Teenage Daughters
Family Businesses

How This Mompreneur Built a Burgeoning Makeup Brand With Her Teenage Daughters

The millennial-leaning range, entitled Nudestix, consists exclusively of easy-to-apply makeup crayons.
Gap to Close a Quarter of All U.S. Stores, Slash 250 Jobs
Retail Businesses

Gap to Close a Quarter of All U.S. Stores, Slash 250 Jobs

The moves are expected to cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars in the short term but lead to annualized savings of $25 million beginning next year.