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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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Donald Trump Jr. is participating in a classic rite of passage for the newly single: posting thirst traps.  Since Vanessa Trump filed for divorce last month, he's made it painfully aware that he's on the market. Single and ready to mingle. All alone and ready to bone. He's one step away from being That Fish Guy and joining Tinder with photos
All things die. Humans die. Plants die. Stars and planets die. And so, too, do your favorite social media networks become shrouded in that inevitable darkness that descends upon us all. SEE ALSO: The 100 best iPhone apps of all time Okay. So that's a bit dramatic, but yes, like all things, even our favorite social networks have a lifespan. An app
On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its forecast for the looming 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, and it'll be an active one. Forecasters say that there's a 70 percent chance that the season will be active with hurricanes, but it's unlikely that we'll see the extremes of 2017, when six major storms (
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... we are updating our privacy policy. In the run-up to GDPR, the European Union's new data privacy directive (which goes into effect Friday), people across the internet have been bombarded with emails and pop-ups from brands disclosing updates to their terms of service.  SEE ALSO: How to use GDPR to
If you can even trust anything that comes from Elon Musk's Twitter account, it looks like Tesla's next electric car will be officially revealed in early 2019. The forthcoming Model Y has been the topic of much speculation, and after a busy day of tweeting Musk said the compact SUV could be unveiled "anytime from late this year to mid next year."
Luminar wants to help autonomous cars "see." They use LiDAR sensors to produce accurate, real time 3D map of the environment. Each color represents the different distances.  Read more...More about Cars, Mashable Video, Self Driving Cars, Car, and Lasers

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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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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. Anyone who's anyone in the IT world has a ton of CompTIA certifications under their belt.  Having these industry-recognized certifications makes you
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
All your money is gone. Whoops! Sorry for your loss.  The world of cryptocurrency trading is notoriously risky, but it wasn't supposed to be like this. Some Coinbase account holders are losing their shit today as they look to their bank statements to find that the exchange has withdrawn excessive amounts of money from their accounts. 
An unsecured FedEx server was breached, exposing thousands of customers' personal information, a prominent security research firm discovered earlier this month. Package forwarding service Bongo International was acquired by FedEx in 2014 and now serves as a e-commerce service called FedEx Cross Border. But an unsecured Amazon S3 server, according
A year ago the internet raged against an app with #DeleteUber. Now, it's time to #DeleteHQ.  By HQ, the internet means HQ trivia, the app that quietly launched in July and now invites more than 1 million people to play trivia every day.  Why are people campaigning to delete HQ after less than six months into the app's rise and popularity
There are two types of people in this world. Those who live at inbox zero, who frantically read, remove, and reply to emails the very instant they arrive.  And, then there's the rest of us: Those who live with thousands of unopened emails without a care in the world. I am one such individual—a millennial who checks my personal email

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