Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

Staff Writer. Frequently covers YouTube, celebrity entrepreneurs and viral trends.
This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Just Debuted Her Clothing Line at NY Fashion Week
Young Entrepreneurs

This 13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Just Debuted Her Clothing Line at NY Fashion Week

At the age of 13, Isabella Rose Taylor -- whose eponymous line is currently stocked by Nordstrom -- is well on her way to helming a global fashion empire.
Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses
Mobile Payments

Why Apple Pay Could Be a Game Changer for Businesses

A new payments system baked into the forthcoming iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch could revolutionize how business is done across the globe.
Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays
Smartphones

Go Big or Go Home: Apple Officially Unveils iPhone 6 With Larger Displays

The sixth-generation iPhones also come with a new Retina HD display and a mobile payments system that some say could upend the credit-card industry.
With the Apple Watch, It's Time for Smartwatches to Get Serious
Smartwatches

With the Apple Watch, It's Time for Smartwatches to Get Serious

Priced at $349 and available in an array of different face and band options, Apple's ‘most personal product' will arrive early next year.
The Highest-Paid Female CEO in America Was Born Male
Leadership

The Highest-Paid Female CEO in America Was Born Male

Martine Rothblatt, who founded Sirius Satellite Radio and currently leads United Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical company, took home a cool $38 million last year.
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Olive Garden to Unveil a Really Crazy 'Never-Ending' Deal
Publicity Stunts

Olive Garden to Unveil a Really Crazy 'Never-Ending' Deal

Looking to capitalize on America's appetite for all things 'endless,' the casual dining chain is selling $100 gift cards for seven weeks' worth of unlimited pasta, salad, bread and soda.
How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)
Small Business Financing

How to Measure Your Company's Overall Financial Health (Infographic)

A new study also found that female- and minority-owned ventures are far less likely to be in good financial health than their male-owned, non-minority counterparts.
IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch
Viral Videos

IKEA Skewers Apple's High-Minded Marketing in Hilarious Viral Sketch

'It's not a digital book, or an ebook,' an IKEA exec describes the company's forthcoming catalogue in reverent tones evoking Apple's lead designer Jony Ive. 'It's a bookbook.'
Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility
Biotechnology

Google to Break Ground on Life-Prolonging Research Facility

Google-backed biotech company Calico has also forged a partnership with a Chicago-based biopharmaceutical firm to develop age-defying drugs.
AARP Launches a Tablet Designed for Boomers
Technology

AARP Launches a Tablet Designed for Boomers

The $189 device comes equipped with an easy-to-use interface, larger-than-normal icons and special settings to fix common mishaps instantly.
Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'
Young Entrepreneurs

Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'

We checked in with 29-year-old Colin Grussing, who announced an ambitious plan in March to launch a new business every week for the next year.
The Average American Works 47 Hours Per Week, Gallup Finds
Work-Life Balance

The Average American Works 47 Hours Per Week, Gallup Finds

Forget 9 to 5: Eighteen percent of full-time employees work more than 60 hours per week, according to the analytics company's latest Work and Education Survey.
Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?
Gossip

Should Complaining About Work on Social Media Be a Fireable Offense?

A federal agency has ruled that two trash-talking employees fired by a Connecticut bar and grill in 2011 must be rehired by owners no later than this Friday.
Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion
Mistakes

Malaysia Airlines Scraps Ill-Conceived 'Bucket List' Promotion

Following the tragedies of Flight 370 and Flight 17, Malaysia Airlines rolled out -- and then promptly scrapped -- a contest asking consumers to describe their bucket lists.
Study: Office Plants Can Boost Productivity and Morale
Productivity

Study: Office Plants Can Boost Productivity and Morale

While minimally-appointed office spaces are typically thought to be the most productive, a new study suggests that ornamentation -- via greenery -- can enhance efficiency.