Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.
Lifestyle

Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

An economic experiment set to be held in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg, will see the hours of an average workday slashed in hopes of enhancing productivity.
Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year
Leadership

Barbara Corcoran: I Used to Fire 25 Percent of My Sales Team Each Year

The 'Shark Tank' star knows a thing or two about how to fire someone. After all, she made it an annual, company-wide practice at her real-estate firm.
Twitter's Redesign Makes Photos the Focal Point
Social Media

Twitter's Redesign Makes Photos the Focal Point

Twitter is rolling out revamped profile layouts with broadened images and new features, like the automatic enlargement of top-performing content.
Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series
Business News

Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series

Taking a page from Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Yahoo is reportedly entering the content production arena.
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space
Business News

NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
Google Offers Sneak Peek at Project Ara, Its Build-Your-Own Smartphone
Technology

Google Offers Sneak Peek at Project Ara, Its Build-Your-Own Smartphone

The tech titan has released a video introducing the team behind Project Ara and offering a glimpse into the project’s breaking developments.
Lesson in Integrity: 72-Year-Old Retired Teacher Keeps a Decades-Long Promise to Students
Lifestyle

Lesson in Integrity: 72-Year-Old Retired Teacher Keeps a Decades-Long Promise to Students

Bruce Farrer has gone to great lengths to prove that having a sense of commitment is important.
Imgur Finally Says Yes to VC Funding, Accepts $40 Million From Andreessen Horowitz
Business News

Imgur Finally Says Yes to VC Funding, Accepts $40 Million From Andreessen Horowitz

Imgur has never accepted outside money before, calling former petitions by other venture capitalists a poor fit.
Changing Channels: With Fire TV, Amazon Enters the Blazing Set-Top Box Arena
Technology

Changing Channels: With Fire TV, Amazon Enters the Blazing Set-Top Box Arena

Amazon is looking to differentiate itself from competitors with a video-streaming device you can talk to.
Umami Burger Founder's Latest Dish? Chocolate Fried Chicken
Business News

Umami Burger Founder's Latest Dish? Chocolate Fried Chicken

The founder of the LA burger joint-turned-national franchise is hoping to make similar magic with a new restaurant called ChocoChicken.
No Joke: Google's Groundbreaking Gmail Platform Turns 10 Today
Business News

No Joke: Google's Groundbreaking Gmail Platform Turns 10 Today

On April Fools' Day in 2004, Google unveiled Gmail as an invite-only, beta rollout.
Why This Teen Was Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Universities
Lifestyle

Why This Teen Was Accepted Into All 8 Ivy League Universities

Seventeen-year-old high school senior Kwasi Enin pulled off a collegiate hat trick several times over.
Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet
The 'Treps

Meet the 25-Year-Old Wedding Photographer Who Became CEO of Lonely Planet

Daniel Houghton, a former wedding photographer with no prior executive experience, has been trying to turn around global travel guide company Lonely Planet.
Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture
The 'Treps

Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture

Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.
Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?
Lifestyle

Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?

If K-Cups are considered the future of coffee, new research is calling into question the future of the K-Cup.
In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words
Technology

In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

Aiming to clamp down on cyber bullying, the South Korean government will introduce a service that notifies parents if their children receive a text containing foul language.
Which Colleges and Majors Yield the Most Lucrative Careers?
Lifestyle

Which Colleges and Majors Yield the Most Lucrative Careers?

A PayScale study aims to put a new kind of price tag on our nation's universities.
Fearful, Lazy or Just Plain Stuck? 29 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Gifts (Motiongraphic)
Lifestyle

Fearful, Lazy or Just Plain Stuck? 29 Ways to Unlock Your Creative Gifts (Motiongraphic)

For those stuck in a creative rut, we've got just the thing.
Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months
Business News

Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months

Eataly violated a code that prohibits businesses from concurrently operating a wine store while importing or manufacturing one's own wines.
Apple Engineer Provides Rare Glimpse Into iPhone Invention Secrets
Technology

Apple Engineer Provides Rare Glimpse Into iPhone Invention Secrets

As Apple prepares to wage yet another patent suit against Samsung, a key engineer is sharing insight into the enigmatic company's creative processes.
The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic)
Grow Your Business

The Skyscraping Cost of Bad Customer Service (Infographic)

The way you treat your customers is everything. Here's why.
Coming Soon: Google Glass Ray-Bans
Technology

Coming Soon: Google Glass Ray-Bans

Google has inked a deal with the largest eyewear company in the world to develop Glass devices for Luxottica's Oakley and Ray-Ban brands.
Disney Snags Leading YouTube Network for $500 Million
Business News

Disney Snags Leading YouTube Network for $500 Million

In a watershed moment for short-form online video, Disney has agreed to purchase the YouTube network Maker Studios in a deal that could total $950 million.
Inspired or Insane: This 28-Year-Old Vows to Launch a New Business Every Week for One Year
The 'Treps

Inspired or Insane: This 28-Year-Old Vows to Launch a New Business Every Week for One Year

A serial entrepreneur who was once on 'Shark Tank' is embarking on a bold new mission.
Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance
Business News

Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

The 39th U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize winner has a bone to pick with the NSA.
Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?
Technology

Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?

The White House is reportedly testing out Samsung and LG devices for use by President Obama and his staff.
E*Trade Ditches Its Famous Talking Baby
Marketing

E*Trade Ditches Its Famous Talking Baby

After featuring talking babies in its much-beloved ad campaigns for seven years, E*Trade is moving in a new direction.
Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?
Lifestyle

Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?

A new law awaiting action in Michigan aims to realize the far-off dream of free college education, though there's a catch.
Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango
Social Media

Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.
QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing
Money

QuickBooks Adds New Features to Speed Up Payment Processing

Intuit announced new QuickBooks features that aim to accelerate and simplify paperless payments.

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