Top stories

mashable's picture

Uber and Lyft IPOs will make a lot of people rich. But what about the drivers?

If ride-hailing app Uber goes public next year its valuation could hit $120 billion. Its smaller rival Lyft: $30 billion. But will drivers benefit? Flush with cash despite years of never earning a profit, the companies will be able to do things like
mashable's picture

Now any rich idiot can run their own Bird scooter empire

So you fancy yourself an entrepreneur. A doer. Someone who seizes opportunities and grabs life by the handlebars. Well hot damn, has Bird got a deal for you.  You see, for the low low cost of buying your own e-scooters and paying Bird a 20
mashable's picture

The 'falling stars' challenge is the latest way rich kids are flaunting their wealth

You ever fall out of your Lambo with armfuls of your luxury items just to flex on the proletariat?  The "Falling Stars" challenge is the latest trend sweeping Weibo and Instagram as the elite youth flaunt their wealth on social media. According
mashable's picture

Amazon is having a great smart home sale, with savings on smart plugs, lightbulbs, doorbells, security cameras, and more

Incase you've been dabbling with the idea of turning your house into a full-blown smart home (we know, once you've experienced Alexa it's hard not to imagine all the possibilities), now is definitely a good time to test out some products since
mashable's picture

Own an iPhone? New study says you're probably rich.

Put away that Rolex, because there's a new conspicuous consumption totem on the block.  A June paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research looking at, in part, common predictors of wealth, found that owning an iPhone is a strong sign
mashable's picture

Neil deGrasse Tyson reminds us how grotesquely rich Jeff Bezos is

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who is keen on calculations, has put Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' wealth into a space-themed perspective for us. In the last year, Bezos became $40 billion richer, ballooning his wealth to over $130 billion. If this
mashable's picture

Will Smith helps Jimmy Fallon relive the rich history of iconic TV theme songs

Besides hours of entertainment, TV has also blessed us with some pretty great and catchy theme songs. To pay homage to this great history, Will Smith and Jimmy Fallon sang some of television's most iconic themes on The Tonight Show Thursday.
mashable's picture

UK deals for March 23: Savings on smart home bundles, Sony cameras, and Neato robot vacuums.

Its payday and it's Friday, which means the stars have aligned for some retail therapy.  Amazon continues its quest to make every home a smart one with headline deals that are all about expanding the influence of your voice-controlled devices.
mashable's picture

Incredible savings at Amazon on a LG 55-inch 4K OLED TV, plus deals on TVs, laptops, wireless speakers, and headphones

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. Remember when 1080p TVs were the new, most innovative thing? Well, not anymore. 4K
mashable's picture

Jeff Bezos knocks Bill Gates off the top of Forbes' richest people list

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of super duper rich people on Tuesday, and move over Bill Gates because Jeff Bezos is flush with cash. Surprising no one, the Amazon CEO topped the list with a $112 billion net worth. This is a milestone