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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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A towering, twisting skyscraper with vertical green space and a public rooftop garden is set to become Australia's tallest building. Dubbed the "Green Spine," and set to stand 356.20 metres (1,168 feet) high, the design for the striking cantilevered structure was unveiled for the city of Melbourne on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Luxe Switzerland hotel
A pirate radio station which served as Alex Jones' flagship outlet has been shut down by the Federal Communications Commission. Liberty Radio was broadcasting on 90.1 FM without federal consent, according to The Austin American-Statesman reported that with the FCC accusing the station had done so since 2013. SEE ALSO: #DeactiDay: The growing
It's 11:15 p.m. on a Friday night and a man in a white button-down shirt named Joey just ordered me a shot of Fireball. It's a little hard to hear him over the music blasting from the other side of the velvet ropes, but the club's director of services leans in close to make sure I can hear him.  "Excellence and hospitality in the crypto world
No shoes were removed, no toiletries put into separate clear bags, and there was no need to arrive two hours before the flight.  As part of flight-sharing app Blackbird's media flight, we walked right onto the tarmac to the door of our plane at the small but busy San Carlos Airport. San Francisco International is just 10 miles away, but this
The tweet may have become a meme, but the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission isn't laughing at Elon Musk's tweet about taking Tesla private. The electric car company CEO blurted out on Twitter last week that he plans to buy back Tesla from shareholders. He said he had "funding secured." Now the feds are worried about market manipulation and
Hypebeasts: You're in luck. Thanks to a new shirt collaboration between a streetwear brand and the internet's encyclopedia, looking cool and doing good just got easier.  In an effort to raise money for the donation-fueled Wikimedia Foundation, the brand Advisory Board Crystals released a shirt emblazoned with the Wikipedia logo across the

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Yahoo is angering the dwindling number of people who still use its email service with a test run of a feature that locks out anyone who has an ad blocker installed.Several Yahoo users complained that they encountered an error message when trying to open their mail account on Thursday in an AdBlock Plus forum thread first spotted by Digiday. The
From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable Signature 42-foot tall glass doors slide open during a preview of the new Apple Union Square store, Thursday, May 19, 2016, in San Francisco. The store opens on Saturday. Image: Associated Press/eric risbergSAN FRANCISCO — "Hey, did you see what's going on at Apple?"That's
 This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.You're standing face-to-face with a professional in your industry who can help you advance your career. This is your chance to wow this person with a strong handshake, bright smile
From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable A logo sign outside of the headquarters of ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut. Image: associated press/Kris Tripplaar/Sipa USAWhy binge-watch Netflix or post on Instagram when you could be watching the game?That's the oddly premised question ESPN asks in a new ad campaign that
From: Mashable By Rachel Thompson Recommended by: Mashable Metro supermarket in Berlin now has a vertical farm at the end of its produce aisle. Image: infarmLONDON — If you're looking for locally grown farm produce, your local farmers market or farm shop are usually your best bet. But one German supermarket has done something a
From: Mashable By Katie Dupere Recommended by: Mashable Image: Vicky Leta/MashableApple engineer Jordyn Castor has never been one for limitations.She was born 15 weeks early, weighing just under two pounds. Her grandfather could hold her in the palm of his hand, and could even slide his wedding ring along her arm and over her

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Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. You probably shop at Amazon for everything: kitchen utensils, office supplies, and if you're a member of Amazon Prime, household items like bathroom tissue and laundry detergent. But
Mark Zuckerberg has 40 billion reasons to be mad at Cambridge Analytica, but he should save at least some of that anger for Facebook board member Peter Thiel.  That's because Thiel, who infamously supported the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, also happened to donate $1,000,000 in October of 2016 to the Super PAC Make America Number 1
Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Is the future broken? Maybe not, but by many measures the present is. Over the past couple of years, the networks and devices that we've come to rely on for our information,
Your smartphone knows plenty about you, and it's that health data that's apparently been key to solving an Australian murder case. In September 2016, 57-year-old Myrna Nilsson was found dead in the laundry of her Adelaide home.  SEE ALSO: All the social media opt-outs you need to activate right now According to ABC News, her daughter-in-law
"This country is a mindfuck," one character says early in Dear White People Season 2. In its first 30 minutes alone, Dear White People Vol. II makes good on that highly relatable statement, with Sam (Logan Browning) arguing with the internet and trying to convince people out of their point of view before realizing that that almost never works.
Starbucks announced it plans to close its 8,000 company-owned stores on the afternoon of May 29 to administer racial-bias training to all staff members and employees. The decision comes in response to two recent incidents that raised accusations of racial discrimination exhibited by Starbucks employees.  SEE ALSO: Starbucks faces social

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