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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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13 years. That's how long Markus Zusak, author of the The Book Thief, has been on hiatus. But for readers eager to dive into a new novel from the acclaimed author, the wait is finally over — Zusak is finally making his return to bookshelves with the publication of his latest effort Bridge of Clay. The book follows Clay, one of the five
Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart have an extremely fun-to-follow friendship, and perhaps one of the few pairings I'd enjoy third-wheeling with. They co-star on a show on VH1! They do lunch! They share pine cones! But how did this connection come to be? On Tuesday, Snoop dropped by Howard Stern for an interview, where he shared the details behind his
Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder embody the enemies, to friends, to (probably) lovers trope in the first trailer for Destination Wedding, the story of two haters who wind up at a the wedding of their mutual friends and have less than a good time.  The two stars haven't shared the screen since 1992's Dracula, which really could not have a more
There aren't a lot of elements of Batman's legend that haven't been explored thoroughly in the realm of film and TV. Some of them are so well-tread that they've passed into cliche (how many times have Martha Wayne's pearls bounced off the pavement in Crime Alley, or has Catwoman flirted with Batsy on a rooftop?), but others have been sidestepped
Hawaii's young, lively Kilauea volcano shows no signs of slowing down.  On May 4, the first lava-swollen fissure opened up in the Leilani Estates neighborhood on the eastern flank of Kilauea. Soon after, 16 more fissures opened in the area.  Meanwhile, near the volcano's gently-sloping summit, a lava lake recently brimming with steaming
Only the biggest Taylor Swift fans would've caught this joke in the Deadpool 2 trailer. Some sharp-eyed individuals noticed that the Deadpool 2 trailer includes a deep-cut reference to Taylor Swift, as pointed out by Cinema Blend. It happens at the 1:27 mark in the trailer, as Deadpool is spinning around in Professor Xavier's chair: SEE ALSO:

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The Mashable Events Board is a great place to list and find leading conferences in your industry, whether it's advertising, technology, media or public relations. This week, we're highlighting five events that can help move your career forward. If you don't find anything that's right for you, check out dozens of other events featured in our
In the age of social media, brands now behave more like people than ever.They weigh in on the hot stories of the moment, flirt with celebrities, awkwardly try to pass as teenagers, pick fights and, not occasionally, say the wrong thing.So it's a good question to ask whether people actually like these brand-personalities. Would you have a drink
Just before 8:00 A.M. in Anaheim, California, hundreds of teens are lined up, waiting. The teens are here, earlier than any teen should be up, to see Tyler Oakley, a YouTube star who has become one of the most recognizable faces of the digital video world. He has around 7.2 million YouTube subscribers, a 19-city international tour and a book deal.
Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are cramming a summer cookout into one burger.The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay's potato chips between hamburger buns. Ketchup, mustard, tomato, red onion, pickles and American cheese will be thrown in, too. The burger will have 1,030
Google's self-driving car project has a new CEO: John Krafcik, an industry veteran who had previously worked at Ford, Hyundai and, most recently, online car buying platform TrueCar.Krafcik brings a great deal of experience to the role. Before serving as president of TrueCar, which he joined in 2014, he spent 10 years at Hyundai's U.S. business
From: Mashable By Elise Mitchell Recommended by: Mashable Image: SpinyAnt/Getty ImagesThis article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management.The journey matters as much as the destination.Well-intentioned people like to

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Against a global backdrop of emerging technologies and ever-changing relationships between businesses and consumers, one thing is clear: leaders in the finance and banking industries will increasingly look to artificial intelligence to understand and engage with their customers in new ways.  According to a 2017 Forrester report, the widening
'The Daily Mile' is the brainchild of former principal, Elaine Wyllie, who was concerned about the fitness and concentration among some students. She set up the program as a simple solution to a growing problem in many schools. Her idea has spread across the UK and has been implemented in countries around the world. Now, research conducted by
Twenty years ago, you could stroll into an airport an hour before your flight, get through security without being strip-searched, and take a water bottle on board without getting tased. Things have changed, and we travelers had to adapt. Unfortunately, our luggage hasn't always keep up with the times. SEE ALSO: Best noise-cancelling headphones for
Unless you're lucky enough to live somewhere with central AC, thinking ahead about a window air conditioner needs to be on your to-do list. Like now. You cannot wait for the next heatwave to hit to buy yourself an air conditioner. You will be so miserable. We know. We've been there. SEE ALSO: Pool floats for your dog are a thing now and we will
No one should have to suffer from spotty internet. Luckily, Walmart has tons of great deals on Linksys routers to help you tap into that precious Wi-Fi 365 days a year. And when we say tons of deals, we mean tons of deals. SEE ALSO: Best 9.7-inch iPad cases, according to customer reviews There are plenty of new and refurbished models to pick up,
Unity has become one of the most used game engines in the world. An impressive list of hit indie titles—from Inside to Cities: Skylines to Superhot, and even Hollywood movies like The Jungle Book owe some or all of their creation to this versatile tool. With such universal popularity and high-profile applications, you’d think

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