Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers YouTube, celebrity entrepreneurs and viral trends.
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
Leadership

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.
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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.
Uber Fires -- Then Promptly Rehires -- Driver Over Shockingly Innocuous Tweet
Disciplining and Firing

Uber Fires -- Then Promptly Rehires -- Driver Over Shockingly Innocuous Tweet

After Uber driver Chris Ortiz tweeted about driver safety, he was unceremoniously dumped by the company in a letter that called his statements 'hateful.'
Sean Parker's Punishment for Eco-Unfriendly Wedding? He Has to Build an App.
Legal

Sean Parker's Punishment for Eco-Unfriendly Wedding? He Has to Build an App.

The 'creative' settlement was reached with the California Coastal Commission after Napster founder Sean Parker came under fire for hosting an over-the-top wedding that allegedly damaged sensitive Redwood forests.
Lookin' Sharp: Apple Adds Retina Display to iMac Desktop
Computers

Lookin' Sharp: Apple Adds Retina Display to iMac Desktop

The new iMac will feature a 27-inch Retina 5K display, Apple said, that is jam-packed with 14.7 million pixels.
Apple's Latest iPads Are Thinner, Faster and Equipped With Touch ID
Tablets

Apple's Latest iPads Are Thinner, Faster and Equipped With Touch ID

The iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 will be available for preorder starting tomorrow.
Apple Pay Officially Arrives Monday, Oct. 20
Apple

Apple Pay Officially Arrives Monday, Oct. 20

The new payments paradigm has been billed as a potential credit-card killer.
Cutting the Cord: HBO to Offer Standalone Streaming Service Next Year
Online Video

Cutting the Cord: HBO to Offer Standalone Streaming Service Next Year

The move would mark a vast step beyond current streaming option HBO Go, which launched in 2010 and is only available to viewers with a cable subscription.
'Super Size Me' Filmmaker Is Producing a New Web Series on Entrepreneurship
Online Video

'Super Size Me' Filmmaker Is Producing a New Web Series on Entrepreneurship

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock is bringing his box-office acclaim to new media with a forthcoming online video channel called Smartish.