Geoff Weiss

Geoff Weiss

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Theater

'Nerds,' a Musical Chronicling the Ascent of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, Is Coming to Broadway

The show features the tagline, 'Broadway opens its Gates to the nerds who can get the Jobs done right.'
Standing Desks

Meet the $25 Standing Desk Made of Collapsible Cardboard

'We're disrupting IKEA,' said 41-year-old Canadian entrepreneur Ryan Holmes, who also founded social-media management tool Hootsuite.
Alcohol

Lawmakers In These 3 U.S. States Are Considering Lowering the Legal Drinking Age to 18

The respective bills would mark an about-face from Congress' National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which set the legal limit to 21 in 1984 to decrease drunk driving.
Streaming

Periscope Streams Will Now Autoplay Directly Within Twitter Timelines

The update marks a long-expected culmination of Twitter's acquisition of Periscope, and another means by which it's beefing up its content sprawl.
Funding

What SoundCloud's Latest $35 Million in Debt Financing Could Mean for the Social Streamer

The loan could mean that the company had trouble finding equity funding or is weighing a sale, according to reports.
Fashion

Pajamas That You Can Wear to Work? This Startup Wants to Be the Lululemon of Sleepwear.

As American fashion becomes more casual, Lunya's stylishly functional pajamas can be worn outside of the bedroom.
PayPal

Startup Founder Claims PayPal Froze $20,000 in Funds, Then Offered Him a Business Loan

'Paypal causes a cash-flow crisis and then offers to fix it,' writes Casey Rosengren, founder of Hacker Paradise.
Fashion

This Luxury Brand's New Ad Campaign Illuminates a Time-Honored Marketing Truth

Balmain, the social-media-savvy French fashion house, brings together iconic supermodels of the '90s in its latest push.
Advertising

With Orgying Models and Public Breastfeeding, Are Equinox's Latest Ads a Desperate Ploy or Pure Genius?

The campaign, shot by fashion photographer Steven Klein, features the tagline, 'Commit to something.'
iPhone

Apple Rumored to Remove Audio Jack on iPhone 7 and Launch With Wireless EarPods, Sources Say

Supply chain sources confirmed the move, which could eventually make current wired headphones obsolete.
Crowdfunding

Why Motormood Cancelled Its Kickstarter Campaign Days Before Reaching Its $130,000 Goal

As donations poured in, so did alternative offers, which forced the car gadget startup to completely rethink its launch strategy.
Advertising

New York City Dermatologist Who Pioneered Subway Advertising Has Shuttered His Practice

Garish ads starring Dr. Jonathan Zizmor offering acne anecdotes, laser peels and tattoo removal procedures will be no more.
Security

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat at Your Office Could Be You (Infographic)

Companies lost between $375 and $575 billion last year on hack attacks, according to cybersecurity firm Digital Guardian.
Hiring

How to Hire the Perfect IT Professional When You Don't Speak Tech (Infographic)

Try to attend tech meetups and hackathons whenever possible, and always ask for a portfolio of finished projects.
Innovation Now

Study: Dodging a Toxic Hire Is Better for Business Than Onboarding a Superstar

Companies who avoid hiring these problem employees end up saving thousands of dollars, according to the paper's authors.