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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: Mashable By Nellie Akalp Recommended by: Mashable New entrepreneurs put a lot of time and thought into incorporating and choosing a business structure. After all, it’s the first big legal decision to make for the business — and there are plenty of second and third-hand anecdotal horror stories about the founder who picked
From: Mashable By Seth Fiegerman Recommended by: Mashable Mark Zuckerberg is kicking off his return from paternity leave on a positive note.Facebook revenue surged to $5.8 billion in the all-important holiday quarter of 2015, shattering Wall Street estimates and far surpassing the $3.6 billion it generated a year earlier. That
From: Mashable By The Associated Press Recommended by: Mashable A man who made an empire out of his high-heat brand of yoga has been ordered to pay well over $7 million to a former legal adviser who said he sexually harassed her.A Los Angeles jury ordered Bikram yoga founder Bikram Choudhury to pay $6.5 million in punitive
From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable Don't expect anything new when Colgate makes its debut as a Super Bowl advertiser next month.Instead of creating an entirely new spot for the Big Game, the toothpaste brand instead decided to trim down a 2014 ad that it ran in Colombia and Brazil for World Water Day and
From: Mashable By Patrick Kulp Recommended by: Mashable Acura is debuting its new NSX supercar in a wordless, classic rock-backed 30-second commercial released on Friday.The spot — the car brand's first appearance at the Big Game since its 2012 ad featuring Jerry Seinfeld — artfully showcases various design aspects of the NSX
From: Mashable By Heidi Moore Recommended by: Mashable Elon Musk increased his stake in his own company by buying another $100 million of shares, a big vote of confidence in the automaker just 12 days before Tesla reveals its 2015 performance.Musk did not buy the stock on the open market. Instead, he converted 532,000 stock

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