Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
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.
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.
Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next 5 Years
Genetics

Scientists Say They Can Recreate Living Dinosaurs Within the Next 5 Years

Get this: The renowned paleontologist who inspired 'Jurassic Park' is attempting to recreate dinosaurs by reversing the evolution of the modern-day chicken.
New Details Emerge About Tesla's Hotly Anticipated $35,000 Car
Tesla

New Details Emerge About Tesla's Hotly Anticipated $35,000 Car

The Model 3, reportedly launching in 2017, will come in two versions: a sedan and a crossover.
YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service
Gaming

YouTube to Launch a Separate Video Game Service

YouTube Gaming is the company's answer to Twitch, which Amazon acquired for $1.1 billion last August.
WATCH: Björk's New Music Video Is a Dazzling Harbinger of VR Technology
Virtual Reality

WATCH: Björk's New Music Video Is a Dazzling Harbinger of VR Technology

For a truly stunning experience, check it out on a mobile device.
Why Twitter's New DM Character Limit Could Be a Game Changer for Business Users
Customer Service

Why Twitter's New DM Character Limit Could Be a Game Changer for Business Users

The social networking site just amped up its utility as a real-time customer service center.
FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default
Mobile

FCC Chief Urges Mobile Industry to Install Anti-Theft Protections on Devices by Default

The current mandate over such features is defined by disparate state laws.
From Tidal to 22 Days Nutrition, Jay Z and Beyoncé Are Facing a Fierce Branding Backlash
Celebrities

From Tidal to 22 Days Nutrition, Jay Z and Beyoncé Are Facing a Fierce Branding Backlash

When Beyoncé made an 'amazing' announcement about her dietary preferences yesterday, the Beyhive swarmed in furor.