Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers digital media.
Geoff Weiss is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com who frequently covers digital media.
5 Things We Just Learned About Apple Visionary Jony Ive
Design

5 Things We Just Learned About Apple Visionary Jony Ive

Though Apple's senior vice president of design may be shy, a poster in his office screams, 'Believe in your f*cking self. Stay up all f*cking night…Think about all the f*cking possibilities.'
This Startup Veteran Is Paying it Forward With a Free Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs
Education

This Startup Veteran Is Paying it Forward With a Free Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs

The two-day course, which is currently accepting applications, will take place in New York City next month.
You Can Now Appoint Someone to Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die
death

You Can Now Appoint Someone to Manage Your Facebook Account After You Die

Facebook is giving users more dominion over what happens to their digital assets in death.
Google Is Giving Away 2GB of Permanent Storage to Users Who Perform Security Checks
Data Storage

Google Is Giving Away 2GB of Permanent Storage to Users Who Perform Security Checks

The 2-minute settings check verifies account recovery info, recent activity and approved devices.
Elon Musk Threatens Layoffs After Tesla Sold Just 120 Cars in China Last Month
Tesla

Elon Musk Threatens Layoffs After Tesla Sold Just 120 Cars in China Last Month

Many Tesla owners in China, which Musk has said is a market rife with potential, complain of an inadequate charging infrastructure.
How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover
Private equity

How Private Equity Investors Gave This 17-Year-Old Beauty Brand a $100 Million Makeover

When Laura Geller made the emotionally-wrought decision to take on private equity investors, it forever altered the trajectory of the cosmetics company she founded 17 years ago.
Bovine Blowup: Red Bull in Trademark Dispute With Beer Startup Old Ox Brewery
Legal

Bovine Blowup: Red Bull in Trademark Dispute With Beer Startup Old Ox Brewery

'An ox is a castrated bull,' the energy drink giant wrote in a recent filing.
Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake
Inventors

Soy Sauce Bottle Designer, Dead at 85, Was Inspired to Create in Destruction's Wake

Hiroshima native Kenji Ekuan processed the tragic bombings into a creative fuel that resulted in a long and illustrious industrial design career.
Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches
Hiring

Tesla Takes Big Bite of Apple's Staff With Over 150 Total Poaches

As cars become more like computers, automakers are increasingly looking to plunder Silicon Valley's top engineers.
As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)
Online Video

As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)

A whopping $1.4 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions took place in the space last year.
In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots
Far Out Tech

In Japan, a 'Strange Hotel' Will Be Staffed Almost Entirely By Robots

Guests will be welcomed to the property by three 'actroids' -- robots with an uncanny human likeness and an ability to engage in intelligent conversation.
Katy Perry Strikes Mobile Game Deal With Maker of Kim Kardashian's App
Games

Katy Perry Strikes Mobile Game Deal With Maker of Kim Kardashian's App

The game will feature Perry's voice, likeness and personality, and is slated to launch before the end of the year.
Twitter Is Bleeding Users Because 'We Suck at Dealing With Abuse and Trolls'
Twitter

Twitter Is Bleeding Users Because 'We Suck at Dealing With Abuse and Trolls'

Ahead of an earnings call today, Twitter's CEO took personal responsibility for rampant trolling on the platform in a leaked memo.
Chipotle CEO: McDonald's Chicken Farm the 'Most Disgusting Thing'
animals

Chipotle CEO: McDonald's Chicken Farm the 'Most Disgusting Thing'

McDonald's $50 million investment in Chipotle in 1998 was a bit of a mixed blessing for the burrito giant.
This Might Be the Weirdest Promotional Video You've Ever Seen
Viral Videos

This Might Be the Weirdest Promotional Video You've Ever Seen

HTC jabs Apple and Samsung in this hilariously awful rap video.