Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers YouTube, celebrity entrepreneurs and viral trends.
Now's Your Chance to Ask Mark Zuckerberg Anything
Leadership

Now's Your Chance to Ask Mark Zuckerberg Anything

The Facebook founder will be culling questions from users and answering via video this Thursday at 5 p.m. ET.
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The Best Whiskey in the World No Longer Hails From Scotland
Beverage Businesses

The Best Whiskey in the World No Longer Hails From Scotland

In fact, not a single Scotch whiskey even managed to crack the top five on a much-revered annual compilation.
This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers
Sleep

This Alarm Clock App Brings You Wake-Up Calls From Total Strangers

Users can place and receive anonymous phone calls that last no longer than 60 seconds with the aim of spreading some morning cheer.
Watch: Google Unveils Working Prototype of Project Ara, Its Modular Smartphone
Technology

Watch: Google Unveils Working Prototype of Project Ara, Its Modular Smartphone

The device would allow for radical personalization in terms of both functionality and aesthetics.
Richard Branson Says Costumes Can Be a Boon for Business
Publicity Stunts

Richard Branson Says Costumes Can Be a Boon for Business

The billionaire's penchant for playing dress-up has served as an effective marketing tool.
This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep
Business Travel

This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep

Want better sleep when traveling? A Finnish startup wants you to try strapping your head to your headrest.
Nintendo Unveils First 'Quality of Life' Device: a Non-Wearable Sleep Tracker
Personal Health

Nintendo Unveils First 'Quality of Life' Device: a Non-Wearable Sleep Tracker

The hand-sized device incorporates radio frequency sensors to measure sleep patterns and report back to users with analytic graphs.
Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack
Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Opponent MCX Suffers Hack Attack

Email addresses from pilot participants were stolen, the company said, though the forthcoming mobile app -- which lets users purchase goods by scanning a QR code -- was not affected.
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

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.'
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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
Vacations

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.