Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers tech, fad foods, YouTube, celebrity entrepreneurs and viral trends.
Watch Jimmy Kimmel Make a Hilarious Shark Tank Pitch for 'Horse Pants'
Shark Tank

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Make a Hilarious Shark Tank Pitch for 'Horse Pants'

'I got two words for ya buddy,' quipped Mark Cuban of the strange clothing range: 'glue factory.'
Papa John's Handling of Employee Tragedy a Reminder of What Good Leadership Looks Like
Leadership Qualities

Papa John's Handling of Employee Tragedy a Reminder of What Good Leadership Looks Like

Family members of a slain employee in Tennessee said they 'never once imagined that this would touch anyone high up in the Papa John's corporate office, let alone John Schnatter.'
Kim Kardashian Apparently Wants to Buy BlackBerry, and Thinks Twitter Is the New Google
Celebrities

Kim Kardashian Apparently Wants to Buy BlackBerry, and Thinks Twitter Is the New Google

The reality star professed her love for the BlackBerry Bold and her disdain for wearable tech. 'It's just not for me,' she says.
50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay
Payments

50 Major Retailers Are Teaming Up on a Mobile Payment System to Defeat Apple Pay

The decision by Rite Aid and CVS to block Apple Pay within its stores over the weekend has shed light on a Walmart-led consortium of retailers developing a contactless payment system of its own.
Fitbit Enters Smartwatch Arena, Replaces Recalled Device That Caused Rashes
Wearable Tech

Fitbit Enters Smartwatch Arena, Replaces Recalled Device That Caused Rashes

The fitness tracking company, which boasts 70 percent of the wearables market, has announced the launch of three new wristbands.
Man Builds Furniture Out of Old Apple Computers
Upcycling

Man Builds Furniture Out of Old Apple Computers

Designer Klaus Geiger has reimagined the Power Mac G5 with a utilitarian slant.
American 'Work Martyrs' Are Too Afraid to Take Time Off, Study Finds
Productivity

American 'Work Martyrs' Are Too Afraid to Take Time Off, Study Finds

Last year, Americans willfully neglected $52.4 billion worth of time-off benefits.
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Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses
Retailers

Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses

The warehouse retailer teamed with Aetna, Execupay and LegalZoom on a new suite of services for business members.
The 25 Best Workplaces in the World
Employee morale

The 25 Best Workplaces in the World

Google, SAS Institute, NetApp, W.L. Gore & Associates and Belcorp round out the top 5.
Vintage Apple 1 Computer Auctioned Off for Record-Setting $905,000
Business of History

Vintage Apple 1 Computer Auctioned Off for Record-Setting $905,000

The previous record price for the Apple 1, which many credit with ushering in a whole new era of personal computing, was $671,400.
Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'
Viral Videos

Watch IKEA's Spooky Halloween Ad That Pays Perfect Homage to 'The Shining'

'Late night shopping may never be the same again,' the homeware retailer warns.
Indiegogo Becomes First Crowdfunding Platform to Integrate Apple Pay
Payments

Indiegogo Becomes First Crowdfunding Platform to Integrate Apple Pay

Soon, Indiegogo users will be able to fund campaigns with the mere tap of their Touch ID buttons.
Yahoo May Buy Brightroll in Billion-Dollar Bid to Bolster Video Ad Sales
Mergers and Acquisitions

Yahoo May Buy Brightroll in Billion-Dollar Bid to Bolster Video Ad Sales

The 8-year-old San Francisco startup Brightroll helps leading brands target their video ads for the web's biggest video publishers.
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City
Internet of Things

Talking Lamp Posts Are Just the Beginning in Verizon's Vision of a Smart City

Given the costliness and fragmentation of the smart home market, Verizon Wireless has its sights set on a loftier prize.