Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Just 3 Months In, GM CEO Mary Barra Faces a Career-Defining Storm
Leadership

Just 3 Months In, GM CEO Mary Barra Faces a Career-Defining Storm

Mary Barra, the first-ever female CEO of a major global automaker, has boldly accepted responsibility for an ignition defect that resulted in 12 deaths.
Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?
Business News

Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

On the heels of its IPO announcement, we break down the rapidly swelling internet conglomerate that has been called, alternately, the eBay, Amazon and PayPal of China.
Apple's Design Guru Breaks Decades-Long Silence
Leadership

Apple's Design Guru Breaks Decades-Long Silence

Jony Ive, in his first-ever in-depth interview, shares a fascinating glimpse into Apple's hermetically sealed corporate culture.
Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities
Social Media

Tinder to Roll Out Verification Feature for Love-Hungry Celebrities

Following an uptick in celebrity usage, dating app Tinder has announced a verification feature not unlike Twitter’s blue checkmarks.
'David After Dentist' Dad Now Wants Christianity to Go Viral
Social Media

'David After Dentist' Dad Now Wants Christianity to Go Viral

The father behind one of the most famous viral videos in the world has been tapped to curate religious-oriented content for a brand new Christian social media website.
In Push For T-Mobile Takeover, Sprint Owner Calls U.S. Broadband Sluggish, Overpriced
Technology

In Push For T-Mobile Takeover, Sprint Owner Calls U.S. Broadband Sluggish, Overpriced

Sprint owner Masayoshi Son -- the richest man in Japan -- is lately making the press rounds in America to hype a potential acquisition of T-Mobile.
TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry
Business News

TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

Following a two-year absence from the company he founded, Blake Mycoskie is back with a new vision for the coffee industry and beyond.
New E-Reader App Hatches a Clever Plan to Get You to Actually Read
The 'Treps

New E-Reader App Hatches a Clever Plan to Get You to Actually Read

The just-launched Rooster app, inspired by episodic television, aims to boost fiction readership by parsing out books in convenient and immersive installments.
After Assault Footage Goes Viral, Perpetrator Sues Google for $200 Million
Lifestyle

After Assault Footage Goes Viral, Perpetrator Sues Google for $200 Million

Twenty-four-year-old Antonio Ynoa is suing Google, YouTube and Dailymotion over video footage that captured him drunkenly attacking a JetBlue airline attendant in 2011.
Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics
Social Media

Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics

Facebook is rolling out a streamlined version of its Pages feature that will allow administrators to keep an eye on the social performance of competing businesses.
Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones
Business News

Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones

The luxury car maker -- and creator of aircraft and marine propulsion engines -- is dipping its toes into the contentious realm of unmanned cargo ships.
This Wildly Popular Facebook Page Is Becoming a TV Series
Social Media

This Wildly Popular Facebook Page Is Becoming a TV Series

Forget pilot season. The Science Channel is developing a new TV series inspired by the 'I F--ing Love Science' Facebook page.
Samsung's Gesture-Operated TVs May Soon Switch On Your Living Room Lights
Technology

Samsung's Gesture-Operated TVs May Soon Switch On Your Living Room Lights

How's this for an 'Internet of Things' -- a new crop of Samsung television sets may soon allow for gestural operation of other nearby devices, too.
Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation
Business News

Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation

The quirky chef will debut his Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shots exclusively this weekend at SXSW, but may soon sell them at his New York City bakery.
The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked
Business News

The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

In its first printed issue since being acquired by IBT Media, Newsweek has exposed the crytocurrency’s enigmatic alleged founder.
Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft
Leadership

Ballmer Reminisces, Advises in First Appearance Since Exiting Microsoft

Here are five of the most interesting things that former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer said during his appearance yesterday at Oxford University's Saïd Business School.
Leaked T-Mobile Memo Reveals BlackBerry Loyalists Are Jumping Ship
Marketing

Leaked T-Mobile Memo Reveals BlackBerry Loyalists Are Jumping Ship

BlackBerry loyalists scoffed at T-Mobile's nationwide promotion encouraging BlackBerry users to upgrade to an iPhone 5s, but the leaked results of the promotion tell a different story.
Why Twitter Bought Two Log Cabins From the 1800s
Lifestyle

Why Twitter Bought Two Log Cabins From the 1800s

Twitter's acquisitions usually make headlines, but the company's latest purchase -- two log cabins -- may have you scratching your head.
Apple's Latest Patent Will Let You Pick Up During a Voicemail
Technology

Apple's Latest Patent Will Let You Pick Up During a Voicemail

Apple was awarded today a patent for technology that will enable iPhone users to listen to voicemails as they’re being left, as well as to pick up mid-message.
This Startup Is Eyeing a Members-Only Bathroom in Times Square
Starting a Business

This Startup Is Eyeing a Members-Only Bathroom in Times Square

Posh Stow and Go is currently hosting a crowdfunding campaign for its planned ultra-luxe restroom and storage facility slated to arrive in New York City's Times Square this June.
Could Your Future Smartphone Help You Read Faster?
Technology

Could Your Future Smartphone Help You Read Faster?

Boston-based startup Spritz has introduced a new speed-reading format that will reportedly be available on Samsung's forthcoming Gear 2 smartwatch and Galaxy S5 smartphone.
An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap
Lifestyle

An Unlikely Icon: With 'Drag Race,' RuPaul Rounds Another Victory Lap

Decades after landing on the mainstream radar, RuPaul is experiencing a career renaissance with his smash-hit 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in its sixth season on Logo.
How an Email Snafu Led to 61,000 People Storming an Employment Office
Lifestyle

How an Email Snafu Led to 61,000 People Storming an Employment Office

When an email for a recruitment meeting was accidentally sent to every registered job seeker in the city of Stockholm, chaos ensued.
Will Nasty Emailer Kelly Blazek Lose Her 'Communicator of the Year' Title?

Will Nasty Emailer Kelly Blazek Lose Her 'Communicator of the Year' Title?

A business-communication industry group that named Blazek its Communicator of the Year in 2013 said an ethics committee is currently evaluating how to address her venomous leaked messages.
Google Lobbyists Rally as States Consider Restrictions on 'Glass'

Google Lobbyists Rally as States Consider Restrictions on 'Glass'

Google has deployed lobbyists to argue restrictions on wearing Glass while driving proposed by officials in Illinois, Delaware and Missouri.
Gold Diggers: California Couple Finds $10 Million in Rare Coins
Lifestyle

Gold Diggers: California Couple Finds $10 Million in Rare Coins

During a dog-walk on their rural San Francisco property, a couple unearthed six metal canisters containing 1,427 gold coins from the 1800s.
In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones
Technology

In Leaked Spoof, Netflix Takes Aim at Amazon's Proposed Drones

A parody video created by Netflix employees mocks Amazon's much-hyped Prime Air initiative and contemplates the harsh realities of drone delivery.
The 'Got Milk' Slogan Is No More
Marketing

The 'Got Milk' Slogan Is No More

The iconic 'Got Milk?' slogan has been dropped in favor of 'Milk Life' as part of a brand new $50 million campaign that aims to tout milk's nutritional benefits.
New Gmail Feature Makes it a Cinch to Unsubscribe
Marketing

New Gmail Feature Makes it a Cinch to Unsubscribe

In Gmail, an unsubscribe button will now appear directly alongside the subject line of promotional emails.
Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students
Money

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.

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