Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC
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Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don’t necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
Adobe Releases Free App for Making Narrated Video Presentations
Technology

Adobe Releases Free App for Making Narrated Video Presentations

Adobe says its new iPad app, Voice, is ideal for crafting business pitches and presentations.
How a 3-D Printer Called 'Mink' Could Completely Make Over the $55 Billion Beauty Industry
Technology

How a 3-D Printer Called 'Mink' Could Completely Make Over the $55 Billion Beauty Industry

A new invention purportedly churns out eye shadow pods in absolutely any color found on the internet.
Diet Coke Campaign Fizzles After Consumers Mock 'You're On Coke' Snafu
Marketing

Diet Coke Campaign Fizzles After Consumers Mock 'You're On Coke' Snafu

Diet Coke's new ad was looking to target a young, professional demographic, but after bloggers teased the beverage giant about a possible drug reference, the campaign, well, went flat.
Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown
Business News

Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'
All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts
Technology

All-Knowing Google to Roll Out Geographically-Triggered Shopping Alerts

An update to Google Now will notify users on their smartphones when they are in close proximity to a store carrying an item they’ve previously searched for.
Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)
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Who Knew? Charismatic Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Moonlights as a Singer (Video)

He may be founder of one of the world's largest ecommerce companies, but Jack Ma also knows how to deliver a show-stopping musical performance.
Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?
Leadership

Target's CEO Steps Down. But Why Now?

Target's board praised the way CEO Gregg Steinhafel 'held himself personally accountable' for the company's massive data breach five months ago, but has decided it's time for new leadership.
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off
Business News

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
States With the Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rates (Infographic)
Money

States With the Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rates (Infographic)

The nation's most tax-friendly states for business owners include Nevada, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Snapchat Adds Texting, Video-Chat Capabilities
Technology

Snapchat Adds Texting, Video-Chat Capabilities

As the mobile messaging space heats up, the disappearing-image platform has unveiled two new features aimed at enriching conversations.
Another Mega Merger: AT&T Reportedly Eyeing $40 Billion Purchase of DirecTV
Business News

Another Mega Merger: AT&T Reportedly Eyeing $40 Billion Purchase of DirecTV

A new report alleges telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about a merger that could be worth as much as $40 billion.
Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers
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Nothing But Net: Oprah Eyeing Bid for the LA Clippers

If the NBA board of governors votes that Donald Sterling must sell the Clippers following his leaked racial tirade, none other than Oprah herself is poised to make a play.
One of the Nation's Top-Paid CEOs Leads an Unprofitable, Largely Unknown Company
Leadership

One of the Nation's Top-Paid CEOs Leads an Unprofitable, Largely Unknown Company

Charif Souki of Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based enterprise hoping to one day capitalize on the fracking boom, raked in a whopping $142 million last year.
Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet
Technology

Cutting the Cord: How One Woman Tried to Hide Her Pregnancy From the Internet

In a world where digital patterns are meticulously and surreptitiously tracked by marketers, Janet Vertesi sought to conceal her pregnancy from the ever-watchful glare of big data.
How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic)
Leadership

How to Fire Someone Without Getting Sued (Infographic)

Dismissals can sometimes backfire, leading to taxing legal clashes. That’s why it's crucial to have your bases covered.
City-Specific Domain Names to Be a Boon for Local Business Owners
Technology

City-Specific Domain Names to Be a Boon for Local Business Owners

New web addresses with endings such as .london and .nyc will amplify the online presence of local businesses.
The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right
Grow Your Business

The Gospel of Guy Kawasaki: 4 Startup Secrets to Getting Growth Right

The noted tech evangelist shares why entrepreneurs should imbue their businesses with deeper meaning, and how the venture capital funding paradigm has radically shifted.
Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features
Technology

Square Unveils 'Offline Mode' and Inventory Tracking Features

The mobile payments company announced today an offline function, an inventory tracker and a pre-order tool.
School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'
Lifestyle

School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers'

An elementary school in Elwood, N.Y., has cancelled its year-end kindergarten play in order to better equip its five and six-year-old students with real-world skills.
A Family Legacy: Tennessee Brothers Seek to Revive Fallen Whiskey Empire
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A Family Legacy: Tennessee Brothers Seek to Revive Fallen Whiskey Empire

The Nelson brothers were staggered to discover on a country drive one day that their great-great-great grandfather owned and operated one of the largest whiskey distilleries in pre-Prohibition America
Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit
Business News

Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have settled a suit that accused the firms of conspiring not to hire one another’s engineers.
What Pinterest's New 'Guided Search' Feature Actually Does
Technology

What Pinterest's New 'Guided Search' Feature Actually Does

Pinterest has released a new mobile search feature that works loosely akin to a 'Choose Your Own Adventure' novel.
Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.
Business News

Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.

In a deal rumored to be worth just under $10 million, Etsy has acquired Grand St., an online marketplace where indie hardware makers vend cutting-edge tech.
How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'
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How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'

The Golden Goose, a kitchen gadget that scrambles raw eggs within their shells, has nearly surpassed its $34,500 Kickstarter goal in one week.
CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million
Money

CrowdRise, Ed Norton's Charitable Social Network, Raises $23 Million

CrowdRise, a for-profit site founded by the 'Fight Club' star that fuses social networking with charitable activism, raised $23 million in its latest fundraising round.
Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes
Money

Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes

While many of us scramble to file on time and avoid penalties, an internal investigation has revealed that IRS workers who owed back taxes were actually given bonuses.
A Digital Marketing First? Burt's Bees Wants to Pollinate Your Electronic Calendar
Technology

A Digital Marketing First? Burt's Bees Wants to Pollinate Your Electronic Calendar

Consumers must opt into the advertising initiative that adds weekly events to their electronic calendars via Apple, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo.
This Startup Aims to Be the Tesla of Mattresses
Starting a Business

This Startup Aims to Be the Tesla of Mattresses

New York-based startup Casper is looking to bring some transparency -- as well as vertical integration -- to the $13 billion mattress industry.
This Famous Book Is Now Available in a Crazy New Format Designed to Help You Read Faster
Money

This Famous Book Is Now Available in a Crazy New Format Designed to Help You Read Faster

E-reader company Oyster has released a classic business best seller in a new pulsating format created by startup Spritz.

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