Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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Home-Brewed Coca-Cola in 2015 Could Transform the Beverage Industry
Innovation

Home-Brewed Coca-Cola in 2015 Could Transform the Beverage Industry

Coca-Cola has inked a 10-year partnership with Keurig-maker Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and has also purchased a 10% equity stake in the company valued at $1.25 billion.
Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year
Leadership

Microsoft's New CEO Could Earn Almost $18 Million This Year

Microsoft has set the base salary of its new CEO, Satya Nadella, at $1.2 million, but with incentives and stock options he could earn as much as $18 million during his first year on the job.
App Developer to Facebook: We Had 'Paper' First
Apps & Software

App Developer to Facebook: We Had 'Paper' First

FiftyThree, which created its own award-winning app entitled Paper in 2012, may take legal action against Facebook for its much-ballyhooed new reader app of the same name.
Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor
Leadership

Microsoft's Safe Bet: Nadella Named CEO, Gates Appointed Tech Advisor

Microsoft named 22-year veteran Satya Nadella its new CEO, signaling the company will favor staid continuity over the drastic overhaul that an outsider might bring to its beleaguered business model.
You'll Never Guess Hulk Hogan's Latest Business Venture
Branding

You'll Never Guess Hulk Hogan's Latest Business Venture

Following an unpredictable succession of endeavors, the wrestler is now throwing his hat into the website hosting ring with a new company entitled Hostamania.
Look Out, Candy Crush: Flappy Bird Is the Latest Craze in Mobile Gaming
Apps & Software

Look Out, Candy Crush: Flappy Bird Is the Latest Craze in Mobile Gaming

Developed by a one-man studio in Vietnam, a mobile game called Flappy Bird is soaring to the top of the app charts.
Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists
Apps & Software

Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

Following a deal with the entertainment company 300, Twitter will share prized information about who happens to be tweeting about emerging musicians.
Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire
Profiles

Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce.
You'll Never Guess Where Blockbuster Is Thriving
Retail Center

You'll Never Guess Where Blockbuster Is Thriving

Blockbuster may have met its demise in America, but that's not true just south of the border.
In France, Fresh Foods Have to Carry a Special Stamp So They Aren't Mistaken for Frozen
Legal Center

In France, Fresh Foods Have to Carry a Special Stamp So They Aren't Mistaken for Frozen

French Parliament approved legislation on Wednesday stating that restaurants must denote homemade cuisine on their menus with a special seal.
Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?
News and Trends

Could This Plant Shake Up the Biofuel Industry?

A consortium of sustainability researchers sponsored by Boeing, Honeywell and Etihad Airways has conducted promising research on shrub-like plants that could give the airline industry, among others, a
Report: Amazon Developing Way for Stores to Use Kindle at Checkout
Innovation

Report: Amazon Developing Way for Stores to Use Kindle at Checkout

Amazon is reportedly seeking to enter the brick-and-mortar retail realm by repurposing its famed Kindles into a checkout system for smaller businesses.
Facebook Impresses With Reader App 'Paper'
Apps & Software

Facebook Impresses With Reader App 'Paper'

Paper is an entirely reimagined way for Facebook users to interact with their feeds as well as consume content in a variety of other categories.
Extortion Over $50,000 Twitter Handle Sets a Chilling Precedent
Security

Extortion Over $50,000 Twitter Handle Sets a Chilling Precedent

A California web developer with the Twitter handle @N was forced to give it to a hacker who compromised both his PayPal and GoDaddy accounts
Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer
Leadership

Half-Witted or Heroic? Man Fights Off Shark, Sutures His Own Wounds, Then Throws Back a Beer

If you thought building a business required resilience, consider the tale of a 24-year-old New Zealand doctor who fought off a shark attack, sutured his own wounds and then threw back a beer.
The Only Thing Scarier Than Self-Driving Cars Are the Hackers Waiting to Attack Them
Security

The Only Thing Scarier Than Self-Driving Cars Are the Hackers Waiting to Attack Them

A new study claims that nearly 54 million autonomous vehicles will be sold by 2035. But as smart devices proliferate across all categories, risks abound.
Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit
Legal Center

Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit

Instead of targeting file sharing sites, Prince is now suing 22 website owners and Facebook users for copyright violation -- many of whom are likely his biggest fans.
Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor
Business Management

Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Employees at car service Uber ordered -- and then canceled -- over 100 cars from a New York competitor called Gett and then attempted to poach its drivers.
Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's
Security

Neiman's Hack Attack Is Looking More and More Like Target's

Neiman Marcus reported that a more-than-expected 1.1 million shoppers may have been affected by a hack job that employed similar malware to the kind that compromised Target.
Tech Giants Throw More Money Than Ever at Washington Lobbyists
Legal Center

Tech Giants Throw More Money Than Ever at Washington Lobbyists

New figures suggest that lobby spending by tech leaders like Google and Facebook amounted to a massive $61 million in 2013.
From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names
Branding

From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names

Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites.
Netflix Could Rally Its 34 Million Members to Uphold Net Neutrality
Legal Center

Netflix Could Rally Its 34 Million Members to Uphold Net Neutrality

In a letter to investors, the streaming leader vowed to fight a ruling last week that overturned net neutrality laws. Netflix also announced its stronger-than-expected earnings.
Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.
Social Media

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.
Business Travelers, Rejoice: Delta to Offer $2 Wi-Fi Mobile Pass
Business Travel

Business Travelers, Rejoice: Delta to Offer $2 Wi-Fi Mobile Pass

With restrictions on in-flight device usage loosening, airlines are competing to offer Wi-Fi deals at increasingly reduced rates.
Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'
Apps & Software

Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling.
Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs
Social Media

Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

The popular social-media site is toying with the idea of allowing users to add the animated images to their pinboards.
Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion
Venture Capital

Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

In its latest round of fundraising, the cloud storage company raised a reported $250 to $400 million at a valuation of $10 billion.
Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion
Angel Investors

Report: Andreessen Horowitz to Raise Another $1.5 Billion

The noted venture-capital firm is reportedly in the process of raising $1.5 billion in its new round of fundraising.
China Mobile Starts Selling iPhones, But No One Seems to Care
Mobile

China Mobile Starts Selling iPhones, But No One Seems to Care

The release of the latest iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c by China Mobile, the country's largest carrier, were not met with the interminable lines and inevitable buzz of a typical Apple announcement.
Photoshop's Latest Feature: 3-D Printing Capability
Apps & Software

Photoshop's Latest Feature: 3-D Printing Capability

In the latest update to its ubiquitous Photoshop program, available today, Adobe has added 3-D printing capabilities.

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