Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
New York City Dermatologist Who Pioneered Subway Advertising Has Shuttered His Practice
Advertising

New York City Dermatologist Who Pioneered Subway Advertising Has Shuttered His Practice

Garish ads starring Dr. Jonathan Zizmor offering acne anecdotes, laser peels and tattoo removal procedures will be no more.
The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
How to Hire the Perfect IT Professional When You Don't Speak Tech (Infographic)
Hiring

How to Hire the Perfect IT Professional When You Don't Speak Tech (Infographic)

Try to attend tech meetups and hackathons whenever possible, and always ask for a portfolio of finished projects.
Study: Dodging a Toxic Hire Is Better for Business Than Onboarding a Superstar
Hiring

Study: Dodging a Toxic Hire Is Better for Business Than Onboarding a Superstar

Companies who avoid hiring these problem employees end up saving thousands of dollars, according to the paper's authors.
8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)
Infographics

8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)

Design is poised to become more flat, responsive and card-based in the year ahead.
Drone Crashing From the Sky Misses World Champion Skier By a Sliver, Prompting Ban
Drones

Drone Crashing From the Sky Misses World Champion Skier By a Sliver, Prompting Ban

'Quite honestly, if I look at the pictures from the drone crash on the Internet, I get sweaty palms and tremble,' wrote Marcel Hirscher in a blog post.
U.S. Airlines Are Exploring a Seating Option Called 'Last Class' That's Below Coach
Travel

U.S. Airlines Are Exploring a Seating Option Called 'Last Class' That's Below Coach

Major carriers such as American and Delta are seeking to compete with the growing popularity of budget airlines Spirit, Frontier and Allegiant.
Health Regulators Are Investigating Theranos's Blood Test Technology
Theranos

Health Regulators Are Investigating Theranos's Blood Test Technology

The investigations follow complaints filed by two former Theranos employees, casting even greater doubt upon the honesty and accuracy of the $9 billion blood test startup.
With $40 Million in Fresh Funding, Tastemade Is Building a Digital Food Dynasty
Digital Media

With $40 Million in Fresh Funding, Tastemade Is Building a Digital Food Dynasty

To date, the online video network focused on food, travel and lifestyle-related content, has raised $80.3 million.
After a Decade of Headline-Grabbing Ads, GoDaddy Is Quitting the Super Bowl
Advertising

After a Decade of Headline-Grabbing Ads, GoDaddy Is Quitting the Super Bowl

'We don't need to grow brand awareness domestically any more,' according to the company's CMO.
Video Containing Allegations Dan Price Abused His Ex-Wife Won't Publish and Has Been Deleted
Dan Price

Video Containing Allegations Dan Price Abused His Ex-Wife Won't Publish and Has Been Deleted

The University of Kentucky, which hosted the TEDx talk in question last October, says it made its decision after being contacted by Price's representatives.
Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store
Legal

Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store

The precious stones then ended up in the hands of a security guard, who then tried to make a buck, police allege.
How a Small-Time Texan Plumber's Truck Ended Up in the Hands of Syrian Extremists
Legal

How a Small-Time Texan Plumber's Truck Ended Up in the Hands of Syrian Extremists

Texas resident Mark Oberholtzer has filed a $1 million suit, citing 'shock, fear, anxiety, mental anguish, humiliation and degradation.'
To Build an International Brand, Says Will.i.am, Focus on What's Universal
Branding

To Build an International Brand, Says Will.i.am, Focus on What's Universal

'In Japan, it's arigato and in Brazil its obrigado -- I'm like, 'Dang!'' says the famed musician and entrepreneur.
Houston Energy Company Gives $100,000 Bonuses to Each of Its 1,381 Employees
Bonuses

Houston Energy Company Gives $100,000 Bonuses to Each of Its 1,381 Employees

As the company aims to double in size every five years, it offers team members increasingly lofty incentives.