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Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.

Mashable was created by Pete Cashmore from his home in Aberdeen, Scotland, in July 2005. Time noted Mashable as one of the 25 best blogs in 2009, and it has been described as a "one stop shop" for social media. As of November 2015, it has over 6,000,000 Twitter followers and over 3,200,000 fans on Facebook. In June 2016, it acquired YouTube channel CineFix from Whalerock Industries.

In December 2017, Ziff Davis bought Mashable for $50 million, which several publications referred to as a "fire sale" price down from its peak valuation of $250 million. Mashable was not meeting its advertising targets, and was losing money, with $4.2 million losses in the quarter ending September 2017. After the sale, Mashable laid off 50 staffers, although Ziff Davis insisted on keeping top management. Because of the drop in value, stock options issued to employees during Mashable's successful times were worthless.

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From the half a billion dollars worth of art stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to the time an Irish assassin scammed his way into stealing the crown jewels at the Tower of London, none of history's memorable getaways quite compare to the hungry thief in Georgia who got away with a trailer full of ramen noodles.  SEE ALSO: Scott
Spoilers up to Castle Rock Season 1, episode 6 below. Castle Rock is, as many have noted, a very slow burn of a show. It lobs mysteries wholesale at the audiences and jealousy hoards their answers, doling out only the smallest, barely noticeable clues as the episodes unfold.  When Castle Rock does have big reveals, they usually create as
Crazy Rich Asians is exactly what it says on the box: a deeply romantic comedy about the crazy, rich, and Asian, all the eye-popping displays of wealth and sugar-sweet declarations of love that that should entail.  But what makes Crazy Rich Asians special – what makes it more than an extremely convincing advertisement for luxury tourism
Unless you have special psychic powers, you can't predict when a disaster will strike. You have no way of telling when you'll get in a car accident and go careening off into a lake, or when you'll run out of gas in the middle of the night. While both scenarios are unlikely to happen with any frequency, it doesn't hurt to prepare. For one, the
Nintendo isn't afraid to experiment with its consoles. Whether it was the compact design of the GameCube or the motion controlled Wii, Nintendo seems to live and die on its ability to break from tradition.  The Nintendo Switch is just the latest example of that, crossing that bridge between home and mobile gaming. That also means that
Just like you were tired of hearing your mother telling you to clean your room way back when, you probably think that everyone who says that Excel is worth mastering sounds like a broken record. You can't blame them, though.  Microsoft Excel is one of the most ubiquitous programs in the world, used extensively in offices  across many

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From: Mashable By Tracey Edouard Recommended by: Mashable Image: © Laughing Stock/CorbisMashable's latest #BizChats Twitter chat discussed several money habits people can pick up to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck.Several financial savvy entrepreneurs and personal finance experts joined us including: Alexa von
  For nearly two weeks, Facebook has been at the center of a media firestorm about whether its "human editors" have been inappropriately tampering with the "Trending Topics" seen by millions.A U.S. senator has pressured Facebook for answers. Top Facebook executives have met with leading conservative figures like Glenn Beck to assure them
You know how they say there's an Uber for everything? This new platform wants to add to the list.   ArticleBunny, which launched this week, says it stands to have an equally transformative impact as Uber — this time on the way businesses build original and engaging content. ArticleBunny enables companies to order
This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations.   We all know it pays to have a large social media presence (this is a world where companies pay Kim Kardashian an estimated $20,000 per promotional tweet). But short of buying followers or
From: Mashable By Olivia Niland Recommended by: Mashable You can find Donald Trump piñatas all over downtown Los Angeles' Piñata District. Image: Olivia niland/mashableIt's almost always the hair.When Lorena Robletto, a retailer in downtown Los Angeles' Piñata District, gets a call for a custom Donald Trump piñata, the focus is
From: Mashable By Erin Greenawald for The MuseRecommended by: MashableIf you’re planning to look for a new job this year, you’re not alone.Which might leave you wondering: How, exactly, does one get noticed in a crowded, motivated pool of applicants? Sure, you can read the job description, but how can you know what hiring managers are really

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Mining for cryptocurrency can be an expensive proposition — albeit less so if you just go ahead and steal 600 powerful computers to do it for you.  That is exactly what 11 people are accused of doing in Iceland, after a large number of specialized computers were boosted in December and January from data centers in the island nation. So
Emma Watson has donated £1 million ($1.4 million) to a new UK fund, designed to support organisations working to stop harassment and abuse in workplaces across industries.  The Harry Potter star's donation coincides with the creation of this new fund—the UK Justice and Equality fund—which was announced in an open letter
Jack Dorsey is earnestly looking for answers.  In a tweetstorm on Thursday, the Twitter CEO said his company is searching for ways to root out trolling, bullying, hate speech, and political manipulation on the network. And in order to do that, Twitter wants to better understand the nature, or "health," of conversations on its platform. 
The New York Times has "all the news that's fit to the print" — and all the ad spreads too.  Gun control groups Everytown for Gun Safety and Mom's Demand Action for Gun Sense joined forces and purchased a two-page ad in the New York Times on Wednesday, listing the name of every politician in Congress who has received money from the NRA
Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Lather, rinse, repeat. And repeat. And repeat. And, well, you get the idea. Look, we know the importance of good hygiene, but we have to admit taking a
Lupita Nyong'o plays the character of Nakia in Black Panther, a warrior with a street-style type of fighting. The actress spilled details about the intense training that went into preparing for the role.  Read more...More about Watercooler, Mashable Video, Marvel, Train, and Preparation

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