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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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Melania Trump's decision to wear that jacket to visit shelters and facilities for immigrant children at the U.S. border was not lost on late show hosts. In fact, the subject of the First Lady's tone deaf fashion choice — a Zara jacket emblazoned with the words "I really don't care, do u?" — on Thursday was almost too easy for them.
Imagine singing an emotional duet to "Let It Be" in the car with the man who wrote it. That little bucket list item was ticked by James Corden, who dropped the full instalment of "Carpool Karaoke" featuring legendary Beatle Paul McCartney on Thursday night's The Late Late Show. A jolly good sport who genuinely looks like he had the best time,
Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but if you also happen to be a gay couple or a trans woman emerging from the cab at a gas station or rest stop, these can potentially expand to discrimination, violence, and hate. That's why Shelle Lichti, a 25-year veteran of the trucking industry, created an online community for
The Conners are coming back – minus one. After Roseanne Bar's racist tweet immediately resulted in ABC canceling the wildly popular revival, rumors about a spinoff show circulated.  Now, ABC has finally confirming that The Conners will premiere next fall, taking over the Tuesday 8 p.m. slot left open by Roseanne.  It will feature
If you've already wept your way through all of Season 2 of Queer Eye, here's a little bite-sized cry for ya. The Fab Five dropped a surprise episode set in Australia, in which they visited the real life town of Yass — and were made official Yass Queens. The mini-episode still includes a makeover from Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown
Just one day after Instagram revealed its new, YouTube-like service, YouTube is announcing new features meant to entice its most influential users. The Google-owned platform announced two new features that will help video creators make more money from their channels: the ability to sell merchandise alongside their videos, and the ability to sell

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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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This Girl Scout knows her customers well.  The young entrepreneur set up shop outside of Urbn Leaf, a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary in San Diego. According to local news outlet Fox 4, the girl sold more than 300 boxes in about six hours.  Urbn Leaf posted this photo on Instagram, encouraging its clientele to grab some "
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
Emma Watson has donated £1 million ($1.4 million) to a new UK fund, designed to support organisations working to stop harassment and abuse in workplaces across industries.  The Harry Potter star's donation coincides with the creation of this new fund—the UK Justice and Equality fund—which was announced in an open letter

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