Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer

Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.

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This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media
Social Media

This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

A new study conducted by LinkedIn with the market research firm TNS reveals that social media has increasingly become the vital axis upon which small and medium-sized businesses turn.
Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program
Innovation

Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring.
How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog
Profiles

How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog

When Abe Geary proposed to his girlfriend by painting the words 'Marry me?' on the side of his brother's white boxer, a venture now known as PetPaint was born.
Why Barbie Posed for Sports Illustrated
Advertising

Why Barbie Posed for Sports Illustrated

As worldwide sales of Barbie struggle, the blonde-haired plastic toy is making her debut in Sports Illustrated's key swimsuit issue.
Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card
Security

Bad Karma? PayPal President Reports Stolen Credit Card

Just weeks after a claim that PayPal compromised the credit-card data of one of its users, the company's president claimed his card got skimmed.
Paula Deen Is Cooking Up a Comeback
Venture Capital

Paula Deen Is Cooking Up a Comeback

Paula Deen has received a $75 to $100 million cash injection from private-equity firm Najafi Companies, as a concentrated and passionate fan base continues to rally around the embattled chef.
The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat
Leadership

The 7 Most Fascinating Things Bill Gates Said in His Reddit Chat

During an open-forum Q&A hosted by Reddit, Bill Gates discussed philanthropy, business advice and even condom design in his first interview since stepping down as Microsoft’s chairman.
Hacker Dad Rigs Air Hockey Robot from 3-D Printer Parts
Technology

Hacker Dad Rigs Air Hockey Robot from 3-D Printer Parts

Jose Julio fashioned a robot to play air hockey against his young daughter out of 3-D printer parts.
Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End
News and Trends

Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

The United Arab Emirates will employ drones equipped with eye-recognition and fingerprint technology to deliver important government documents by year's end.
Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000
Apps & Software

Following Takedown, Flappy Bird Hatches Anew on eBay for $100,000

After Flappy Bird was inexplicably removed from app stores by its developer over the weekend, the free game has now resurfaced on eBay to the tune of $99,900.
Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?
Radicals & Visionaries

Is Our Education System Hurting Entrepreneurship?

In a recent panel, eminent philosopher Sir Ken Robinson outlined how educational systems around the globe are failing to foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
Flappy Bird Reportedly Flapping Away For Good
Apps & Software

Flappy Bird Reportedly Flapping Away For Good

In an unexpected turn, the creator of Flappy Bird tweeted this afternoon that he would be erasing the chart-topping game from app stores in a mere 22 hours.
Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own
News and Trends

Amazon Wants a Hit Series of Its Own

For the second year in a row, Amazon is utilizing a crowdsourcing model to determine which of 10 series pilots currently available for live streaming will ultimately be given the green light.
At New Marc Jacobs Concept Store, No Money Will Change Hands
Social Media

At New Marc Jacobs Concept Store, No Money Will Change Hands

Does social media carry an intrinsic dollar value? At Marc Jacobs' latest pop-up store in New York, the designer is throwing money out the window entirely.
Google's Most Senior Female Executive Tapped to Run YouTube
Leadership

Google's Most Senior Female Executive Tapped to Run YouTube

Susan Wojcicki, Google's 16th employee, has been named CEO of YouTube as the company sharpens its focus on the video sharing property's ad-selling prospects.
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.
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