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11:49 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable No Surprises Here: RIM Continues to Lose Market Share [VIDEO]
RIM‘s mobile market share fell from 7.1% to 6.5% between September and November, according to a recent report. During the same tim…...
11:32 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Teen Prodigy Recognized by Microsoft Now in Critical Condition
A 16 year-old girl who was once deemed one of the youngest Microsoft Professionals in the world, is in critical condition after suffering cardia…...
11:09 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Verizon: Future 4G LTE Outages Wont Affect the Whole Country
Verizon‘s been having a lousy month. On top of the PR disaster of introducing a new $2 service fee for paying bills online, the wireless c…...
10:25 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Google Reveals 2012 New Years Doodle
Fans of Google Doodles — the charming illustrations and re-imaginations of “Google” that appear on the site’s main pag…...
09:29 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable 2011s Biggest Winners and Losers in Ecommerce
In-demand products, unparalleled site design and usability, competitive search engine marketing, continuous innovative, exciting holiday specia…...
09:05 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable 8 Amazing Emerging Technologies From 2011
Big-ticket product launches like the Galaxy Nexus and Kindle Fire got gobs of attention this year. But between the marquee product unveilings there we…...
08:50 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Its Time to Cut Go Daddy a Break
First, the obvious: Go Daddy runs horrible, sexist Super Bowl ads. PETA members and others who think animals should be treated kindly are fully…...
08:23 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable The Biggest New Years Eve Events on Facebook [INFOGRAPHIC]
Millions of people have been invited to New Year’s Eve events through Facebook this year. Social planning startup Hotlist cataloged more than 1…...
07:41 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Go Daddy Now Officially Opposes SOPA
You can now add Go Daddys name to the list of companies that actively oppose the Stop Online Piracy Act. In the space of a little more than a…...
06:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Thanks to Mashables Socially Savvy Supporters
Thanks to this weeks advertisers and partners for enabling us to bring you the latest social media news and resources. Mashable’s spons…...
08:47 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Shoutz Connects You to the World, One 15-Second Video at a Time
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:34 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Now Public: Sexual Harassment Letter That Brought Down HPs CEO [VIDEO]
When Mark Hurd resigned from Hewlett-Packard in August 2010, it was a shock to the PC industry. HP’s board forced Hurd out when he f…...
08:15 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable NASAs GRAIL Mission Will Celebrate New Years on the Moon [VIDEO]
While the world rings in 2012, a team at NASA will be eschewing the festivities to keep a close eye on the moon. Or rather, a close eye on…...
07:51 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Stratfor Says Hackers Only Nabbed Credit Card Information
After hackers broke into its website on Dec. 24, Stratfor has partnered with an identity protection service in an effort to give subscribers som…...
07:33 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Biscotti: The Best Product Packaging Since the iPod?
A cookie-shaped, easy-to-use, $199 video-conferencing solution is impressive, but wrapping it up in packaging that resembles a mash-up between Apple…...
07:19 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Telecom Immunity Ruling Upheld by U.S. Appeals Court
Three appeals court judges unanimously upheld a controversial federal law on Thursday — one that grants immunity to phone companies that g…...
07:03 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable 5 Video Game Moments that Defined 2011
It seems like every single year is “the year of gaming,” if only because the genre keeps getting bigger and bigger. Everyone thought…...
06:41 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable HOW TO: Move Your Domain Name Account
Dec. 29 is also known as “Dump GoDaddy Day.” The initiative to move domains hosted with GoDaddy to other domain registrars was start…...
06:25 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable #LastTweet Collects Finals Tweets of Those Who Died in 2011
The New York TImes Magazine has scoured the web for the final tweets of some of 2011′s biggest personalities and avid tweeters who died th…...
06:25 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable #LastTweet Collects Final Tweets of Those Who Died in 2011
The New York TImes Magazine has scoured the web for the final tweets of some of 2011′s biggest personalities and avid tweeters who died th…...
05:47 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Verizon Customers Suffer Third Outage in December [VIDEO]
Despite claiming to be America’s most reliable network, Verizon customers reported outages Dec. 8, 21 and 28. Wednesday’s outa…...
05:19 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable 8 Ways Digital Will Improve B2B Sales in 2012
How B2B products and services are purchased and sold is rapidly changing. Some call it the consumerization of IT, but perhaps it’s the c…...
05:05 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Teens Silent Goodbye Video Goes Viral After Death [VIDEO]
Eighteen-year-old Ben Breedlove died on Christmas Day after fighting a serious heart condition for most of his life. Shortly before his de…...
05:05 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Teens Silent YouTube Goodbye Goes Viral After Death [VIDEO]
Eighteen-year-old Ben Breedlove died on Christmas Day after fighting a serious heart condition for most of his life. Shortly before his de…...
04:18 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable To the Moon and Beyond: Chinas Five-Year Plan for Space
The Chinese government released a report on Thursday that reveals details about the countrys plans to grow its space program — by creating n…...
03:58 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Storify Reveals Its Favorite User-Generated Story of 2011
Social media curation tool Storify doled out its Story of the Year honor Thursday to Josh Stearns, who is using the service to keep track of jou…...
03:29 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Google Is 2011s Top Web Brand [VIDEO]
Google is the top digital brand for 2011, followed by Facebook and Yahoo, according to recent research tracking unique monthly visitors p…...
02:57 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable HP Wants to Print Your Twitter Wishes On Balloons and Set Them Free
Would you be more likely to stick with your New Years resolutions if they were printed on balloons and set free in the Middle Eastern sky? Thank…...
02:24 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Apples Museum That Never Was: Why Does Stanford Keep it Secret? [VIDEO]
Where does the world’s largest collection of Apple-related history live? In a fascinating archive owned and operated by Stanford U…...
02:01 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Nanoparticles Could Let You Wear a Computer Made Out of Cotton
Tablets and ereaders are so 2011 — a global group of material scientists have found a way to turn cotton into transistors and electrical c…...
01:33 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Most U.S. Small Businesses Plan to Buy an iPad in 2012 [STUDY]
The iPad is certainly the top tablet as far as consumers are concerned, but businesses strongly prefer it, too. That’s the word from the i…...
01:14 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Facebook Timeline vs. Old Profiles: How People View Them Differently [STUDY]
Your social media profiles have morphed as the sites they live on have changed. So has the way people view them.To get a better idea of how pr…...
12:48 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Internet Meme Playing Card Project Seeks Your Funding
If one Seattle man had his way, all playing cards would have faces — the faces of Internet memes. Ray Thomas has launched a Kickstarter…...
12:31 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable How to Launch a Social Ambassador Campaign
As long as brands want to improve and increase social media engagement and fellowship, they’ll need authentic, relevant, community-orient…...
12:12 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Who Are Your 10 BFFs on Facebook? This App Will Tell You
A Facebook app created by Visa in conjunction with the NFL will help you assemble a team of your 10 closest Facebook friends for a Super Bowl-th…...
12:00 am GMT - Fri, December 30, 2011
Mashable Spotify Names Top 10 Songs Streamed in 2011
Streaming music site Spotify has released its list of this year’s most-played tracks on the site, and indie-pop band Foster the People no…...
11:34 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable How the Social Media IPOs of 2011 Fared [STUDY]
Social media continued to thrive in 2011 as it fomented revolutions in Egypt, Libya and Bahrain. But investors appeared to be a lot less enthral…...
11:09 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Facebook 2012: What the Future Holds for the Social Media Powerhouse
What do you do after your site grows to 800 million users and expands to 1 trillion pageviews per month? Why, plan a $100 billion IPO, of course…...
10:57 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Most Rented Redbox Films of 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]
Redbox, the kiosk rental company that has outpaced traditional retail rental shops, has shared its most rented films of 2011.With Netflix making the…...
10:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable 3D Optical Scanning Makes 125-Year-Old Records Sing
Dust off your old and beat up records, there might just be a way to get them to sing again. Scientists from Lawrence Berkeley National Library h…...
09:57 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Confirmed: Verizon Charging $2 Fee for Paying Bills Online or By Phone
Verizon customers who make single payments by phone or online will be charged a $2 fee per payment starting January 15. The new fee is intended…...
09:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Reddit Users Target Pro-SOPA Politicians
Members of the Reddit community have launched a digital grassroots campaign against pro-SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) politicians.Redditors beg…...
09:22 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Amazon Sells 4 Million Kindles, Names Holiday Bestsellers
Amazon just released huge numbers regarding its Kindle sales over the holiday season, as the company sold more than 4 million of the devices.It was t…...
08:59 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Whats in Store for Social Video in 2012?
In 2011, many companies knew they needed to move beyond simply creating and distributing ads for their products. They needed to create content…...
08:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable The Top QR Code Fails of 2011
This past year was a big one for the QR code as the mobile call-to-action surfaced in campaigns for The Home Depot, Taco Bell and other mainstre…...
07:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable The Webs Most Buzzworthy Questions of 2011
We asked Formspring, Ask.com, Quora and ChaCha to compile lists of their most popular questions of 2011....
07:22 pm GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Online Odd Jobs: How Startups Let You Fund Yourself
Graduate student Liz Langer has recovered a stranger’s Mercedes keys from a sewer using a fishing pole and magnet. She’s assembled a…...
08:39 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Jewelry Site Plukka Turns Group Buying On Its Head
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:06 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Leaked Twitter Subpoena Raises Online Privacy Issues
The leaked subpoena sent to Twitter this month by the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office in Boston is causing some hoopla on the web and r…...
06:23 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable How Mobile Games Are Sports Stars Newest Marketing Channel
Heads Up with Cristiano Ronaldo — a mobile game featuring the Portuguese soccer star — has already been a hit for parent company Ro…...
06:07 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Google Activates 3.7 Million Android Devices on Christmas Weekend [VIDEO]
As previously noted, this Christmas was a big one for the smartphone category. While Flurry Analytics found that 6.8 million Android and…...
05:05 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable 13 Location-Based Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs
You want to deliver marketing content that packs a punch and drives sales, but you dont have a lot of money to spread around. You might want…...
04:41 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Man Uses Google+ Game to Propose to Girlfriend [VIDEO]
In what may be the first marriage proposal on Google+, a man asked his girlfriend to marry him on the network via the game Crime City. On…...
04:36 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Klout CEO Reveals How to Leverage Score for Fame, Fortune, Perks
Klout is a hot-button issue in the social networking world, and its a touchy subject for many.The two-year-old company which provides so…...
03:58 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Occupy Facebook: Social Network for Protesters in the Works
Occupy Wall Street activists are developing a social network called The Global Square for the generation of protesters.We dont want to tr…...
03:15 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Osama bin Ladens Death is AOLs Top Story of 2011
The votes have been cast, the results have been tallied and the death of Osama bin Laden has been named the top news story of 2011 according t…...
02:46 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Facebook Timeline Headed to iPad in January [VIDEO]
Now that Facebook Timeline is available to the public, the social network has integrated the new look and feel with its Android, mobile…...
02:37 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Social Network for Robots Lets You Talk to Your Roomba
It’s possible your Roomba has more to say online than you do.A new social network, MyRobots, hopes to be the “Facebook for robots.&…...
02:27 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Amazon Wins, Netflix Loses in Holiday Satisfaction Study [VIDEO]
Internet shoppers were happy with Amazon and disappointed in Netflix this holiday season, according to a study released Wednesday.In an…...
02:04 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable New York Times, Not Hackers, Accidentally Spams Its Readers
Regardless of whether you ever subscribed to home delivery of The New York Times, you may have received an email on Wednesday that offered to gi…...
01:45 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable 6 Important Startup Trends that Defined 2011
Startups have an inherently predictive quality. As the innovation engines of the economy, what startups figured out in 2011 will likely appear o…...
01:05 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable WTF?! I Wanted an iPhone! Entitled Christmas Tweets Put to Music [VIDEO]
Note: Due to some strong language, this video may not be safe for work.Twitter was quieter than usual on Sunday, Christmas day. So comedy wr…...
12:47 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Amazon Goes Social Shopping: What Quorus Hires Mean
Amazon is poised to make a major leap into social shopping thanks to a rash of recent hires from Quorus (formerly Fridge Door), a company whose…...
12:34 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable 3 Ways Taste Graphs will Fuel Social Commerce in 2012
The early days of social commerce have mostly been about broadcasting, giving people ways to share the products they like in the hopes that the…...
12:11 am GMT - Thu, December 29, 2011
Mashable Pirates Like Vin Diesel: Top 10 Illegally Shared Movies of 2011
We usually rely on year-end box office numbers and movie critics to determine which films most captivated our hearts and attention — where this…...
11:42 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable How Many Emails Did You Handle in 2011? This App Knows All
Next time you whine about your overflowing inbox, you could have some data to back you up. Email template tool ToutApp has launched a free app t…...
11:28 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Want to Build a New App? Theres an App for That
The Leaders in Design Series is supported by Volvo. Experience the newest Volvo for yourself. Step inside the 325hp 2011 Volvo S60 T6 R-Design at volvocars.us....
11:01 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable How iJustine Became a YouTube Mogul [VIDEO]
We all know (or should know) that there’s no magic formula to creating a “viral video,” but there are some core ingredie…...
10:19 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Celebrate the Mashable Awards Winners at MashBash During CES
Come celebrate the Mashable Awards winners and the best of digital at MashBash during CES in Las Vegas! You can expect a night of networking, d…...
09:52 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Was the White Houses #40dollars Campaign Successful?
The White House’s social media moguls turned to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube to drum up public support for extending the payroll…...
09:25 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Raspberry Pi, a Tiny But Powerful $25 PC, Coming Soon [VIDEO]
The holidays have been particularly jolly for the gang making Raspberry Pi, the tiny Linux-based PC that’s going to cost just $25. If the…...
08:58 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable So You Got a Nook Tablet? Tips for New Users
If you’re a new owner of a Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet, you’re in for a treat — the sleek device is exceptional for readin…...
08:38 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable iPhone 5 Rumors Start Heating Up [VIDEO]
The second round of iPhone 5 rumors has officially begun, speculating a redesigned front rim in rubber or plastic, possibly to connect the…...
08:24 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Circa Promises Different, Beautiful News Reading Experience
A new startup backed by the founders of I Can Has Cheezburger and geo-location app service SimpleGeo aims to change the way we read news.Detai…...
07:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable 6 Game-Changing Digital Journalism Events of 2011
The year 2011 brought extraordinary progress for online journalism. From breaking news curation to new revenue models, many an organization put…...
07:58 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Twitter 2012: Bigger and More Ads
People predicted rioting when Twitter decided to post ads within its feeds. However, those protests never materialized. Instead, Twitter was use…...
07:49 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable The 9 Oddest Job Interview Questions Asked at Tech Companies in 2011
When sitting down for a job interview at a top U.S. tech company, you’d typically expect the interviewer to hammer you with questions test…...
07:30 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Dropbox Tests Automatic Camera Uploads
Beta builds of the Dropbox software for Mac, Windows and Linux has added a nifty new feature to the cloud-storage service: Automatic photo uploa…...
07:09 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Googles Flight Search Sparks Antitrust Fears
Google began positioning its new flight-finding feature at the top of general search results for airline booking information earlier this month…...
06:29 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable How Much Time Do We Really Spend on Facebook? [VIDEO]
One in every seven minutes online and three out of every four minutes on social networking sites are spent on Facebook, according to a com…...
05:56 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Googles New YouTube Slam Creates Video Duels
Google has officially unveiled YouTube Slam, an interactive video-discovery tool that randomly spits out two videos at time for one-on-one battl…...
05:34 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Windows Phone Marketplace Passes 50,000 Apps
It seems like only yesterday that the Windows Phone Marketplace hit 40,000 apps — actually, it was Nov. 17 — and now Microsoft…...
05:02 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Infinity Blade 2 Teases Big Update to Make App Go Social
The makers behind the popular Infinity Blade 2 app — which shot to the top of the iTunes download charts earlier this month — are w…...
04:24 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Google+ Now Up to 62 Million Users, Adding 625,000 a Day [CLAIM]
Paul Allen, a Google+ watcher whose estimates about the social network’s growth have proved accurate in the past, claims that the site now…...
04:24 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Google+ Now Up to 62 Million Users, Adding 625,000 a Day [REPORT]
Paul Allen, a Google+ watcher whose estimates about the social network’s growth have proved accurate in the past, claims that the site now…...
03:56 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Religious Americans Just as Tech-Savvy as Others [STUDY]
There may be preconceptions that faithful Americans skew older in age and are traditionally set in their ways, but according to a new stud…...
03:36 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable How 9 Retailers Successfully Leveraged Game Mechanics
Social games have begun to influence consumer behavior and purchases. According to Saatchi & Saatchi, 66% of tablet owners play social gam…...
03:15 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Edward Burns and the Socialization of Indie Cinema
“Twitter has fundamentally changed the way I make films,” film director, actor, writer and producer Edward Burns told me. At first b…...
02:37 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable 5 Tech Trends to Watch in 2012
2012 promises to be a very busy year in all things digital, but, as with any annum, there will be just a handful of big, memorable trends. Here,…...
02:13 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Dan Marino Sends Congratulatory Tweet to Passing Record Breaker Drew Brees [VIDEO]
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke the NFL‘s 27-year-old single-season passing record Monday night, and the feat immedi…...
01:46 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable So You Got an iPhone 4S? Heres How to Accessorize
So, the Christmas elves made you an iPhone 4S? Lucky you. What’s particularly useful about owning an Apple phone is that manufacturers around th…...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Appy Christmas: 242M Downloads Sets New Record [STUDY]
Apparently, a lot of people spent Christmas Day turning on their new smartphones and downloading apps. Assessing the data from the busiest day o…...
01:19 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable App-y Christmas: 242 Million Downloads Sets New Record [STUDY]
Apparently, a lot of people spent Christmas Day turning on their new smartphones and downloading apps. Assessing the data from the busiest day o…...
12:38 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable Unlock Free Pizza in NYC This NYE With Payment App LevelUp
Mobile payment app LevelUp will launch with its first national brand partner, Villa Pizza, on New Years Eve. Members of the annual Time Square N…...
12:18 am GMT - Wed, December 28, 2011
Mashable The 10 Best Android Games of 2011
IOS isn’t the only platform that lets you have fun on the go! For those with Android phones and tablets, choose from many fun games that span th…...
11:43 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Pandora Tests Live Show and Video Waters
Pandora is bringing aspects of its new live concert series to the web. The personalized web radio service launched its new live concert series…...
10:03 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Dictate to Your Mac What to Do With Vocal
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
09:53 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable How a Handful of Small Investors Built Silicon Valley [VIDEO]
Venture capitalist Paul Holland isn’t just a general partner at Foundation Capital, he’s also a documentarian. He directed So…...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable China Launches Its Answer to Americas GPS Dominance
Officials at China’s independent satellite navigation system announced Tuesday their GPS alternative is available to the public, reports t…...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Ruling Increases Odds for Online Gambling Legalization
Online lotteries and poker may be poised to become legal thanks to a new decision by the Justice Department reinterpreting the Wire Act of 1961.…...
09:18 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable 5 Tools for a Big League Website on a Budget
Theres an unpleasant moment that occurs for entrepreneurs more often than it should. Someone asks for your business card, and you hand it ov…...
08:57 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable The 15 Best Mobile Apps of 2011
The apps market continued to grow in 2011, with millions of apps now available across the major mobile platforms. With so many apps out there, itR…...
08:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Can Apple Become the Next Big Content Creator?
The status quo for visual content has always been that its creation, delivery and consumption have clearly delineated borders. Content creators…...
07:57 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Facebook Status Update Saves Woman, Child in Hostage Situation
A Utah woman held captive for five days used a Facebook status update to save her and her 17-month-old son from a grisly hostage situation.The…...
06:31 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Todays Top Stories: GoDaddy Woes, Twitter Lawsuit, No-Glasses 3D
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world…...
03:04 pm GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Off to a Very Good Start
Star Wars: The Old Republic, the latest MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online RolePlaying Game) from BioWare & Electronic Arts, already has…...
08:56 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Dump GoDaddy Day Dec. 29 Declared by Reddit User [VIDEO]
Reddit user SelfProdigy has declared Dec. 29 Dump GoDaddy Day, following the domain registrar’s short-lived public support for the S…...
08:32 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Startup Lets You Sell Stuff Left Over From Your Break Up
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
07:38 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Mashup Blends 25 of 2011s Hottest Songs [VIDEO]
The fifth installment in the annual “United State of Pop” mashup series from Jordan Roseman — a laptop-based DJ better known a…...
04:37 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Pinterest: A Beginners Guide to the Hot New Social Network
You’ve probably heard a lot about Pinterest over the last few months. Not only has the company received $27 million in venture funds, but…...
03:42 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Company Sues Former Employee for Value of 17,000 Twitter Followers [VIDEO]
Noah Kravitz left his former employer PhoneDog in October 2010 on good terms. Now the company is suing him for $340,000 for the 17,000 fol…...
03:10 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Twitters 15 Major Milestones in 2011
Much like any other year, 2011 experienced major events that shook the world, whether the Arab Spring uprisings in the Middle East or the worldw…...
02:46 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable StumbleUpons Most Popular Searches and Links of 2011
StumbleUpon, the site that lets you discover the web through its “Stumble!” button, released its Best of StumbleUpon 2011 package, includi…...
02:02 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable Senator Calls on Twitter to Block the Taliban [VIDEO]
Sen. Joe Lieberman is calling on Twitter to block accounts affiliated with the Taliban and accounts that support the organization. The ch…...
01:32 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable How Tech and Social Media Companies Cashed Out in 2011
A colleague here at Mashable proposed an Onion-style spoof story entitled “Google Buys Everyone,” which would detail how the search…...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, December 27, 2011
Mashable iTunes 12 Days of Christmas App Offers Free iPad Downloads [VIDEO]
Did you get a new iPad for Christmas and don’t know where to begin downloading? Apple launched its 12 Days of Christmas App Monday,…...
11:51 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable Facebook Chat Just Got Infinitely Better: Try This New Gimmick Now
Be honest: has Facebook chat ever been your favorite form of instant messaging? For many of us, Gchat, Skype or even AIM are our preferred defaults. N…...
11:00 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable Does a Non-Traditional Resume Limit Your Odds? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Non-traditional resumes, while unique and eye-catching, may limit a job applicant’s chances of landing his or her dream job.Many companies, esp…...
10:01 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable The Evolution of Advertising: From Stone Carving to the Old Spice Guy
In 2011, online advertising has beaten out print and radio as the number two place ad dollars are spent. But how did it come to be that way? Four thou…...
09:24 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable So You Got a Kindle Fire? Try Our First-Timer Guide
If you’ve recently purchased or been gifted a Kindle Fire, congratulations! You’re now the owner of one of the best tablets on the m…...
08:37 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable YouTubes 10 Most-Viewed Ads of 2011
Ever since YouTube became a place where anyone could realistically become a celebrity, brands have been trying to figure out how and what makes…...
06:32 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable iPhone of the Future May Be Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Sometime in the future, Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad and MacBook might work longer than ever on a smaller and lighter battery pack. Ho…...
05:14 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable Mashable Weekend Recap: 36 Stories You May Have Missed
With the sound of sleighbells still jangling in our half-frozen ears, we plowed through our Christmas rituals and at the same time kept on worki…...
03:11 pm GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable LG Announces Worlds Largest OLED TV Panel
LG‘s upcoming OLED TV panel measures 55 inches and comes with a contrast ratio of over 100,000:1, the company has announced. The panel is…...
04:00 am GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable 10 Best Sports Games for iPhone
It may be mid-winter, but sports are still in full-swing. The NBA is coming back, the NFL playoff races are in high gear, and even soccer and hockey f…...
03:11 am GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable How Do Co-Founders Meet? 17 Startups Tell All
Jobs and Woz. Larry and Sergey. Jack, Biz and Evan. Mark and Eduardo. Many of today’s most notable and successful tech companies were born not…...
01:57 am GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable Anonymous Hacks Company That Specializes in Security
Hacker group Anonymous began its promised week of Christmas hacks, assaulting a long list of targets. The first Anonymous hack resulted in stole…...
12:32 am GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable Got an iPhone 4S for Christmas? Have Some Fun With Siri [PICS]
Ever since we got our iPhone 4S, we’ve been having a lot of fun with its built-in digital assistant, Siri. An excellent repository to all…...
12:09 am GMT - Mon, December 26, 2011
Mashable Best Holiday Tech Gift: We Have a Winner! [CONTEST]
Last week, we asked our readers to share the story behind their favorite tech-related holiday gift.The best story wins an Xbox Kinect Bundle (p…...
11:37 pm GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Open Thread: Show Us Your Favorite Tech Gifts!
Christmas is finally here, and many of you are knee-deep in techno-goodness, enjoying the wonderful gifts Santa brought to you. We’re dyin…...
10:59 pm GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable The Pros & Cons of Google+ for Small Business
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media an…...
09:30 pm GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Website Tips: 12 Gifts to Give Your Site This Christmas [INFOGRAPHIC]
The holiday season shouldn’t just be about giving to your friends and family — here are some hot website tips to give some much-needed tou…...
08:18 pm GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable So You Got an iPad 2? Try These 10 Hip Accessories
So, Santa dropped an iPad 2 down your chimney? Lucky you. One of the great things about buying into the Apple craze is the rich and diverse range of a…...
04:04 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable 53 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
With the holidays in full swing, that means the new year is just around the corner. Here at Mashable, we’ve been reflecting on the changes…...
03:56 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable 3 New Ways to Connect With Content That Interests You
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
03:27 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Composers Christmas Music Video Rocks the Dubstep [VIDEO]
Take a look at this Christmas music video by songwriter Bobby Smith, starring his wife Kelley and himself in a dancetastic musicale that takes Chris…...
02:39 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable How Santa Delivers All Those Gifts by Christmas Morning
Santa Claus needs a tremendous amount of tech backup to effectively deliver presents to every childs house in the world before the sun rises…...
02:30 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Google Rolls Out Clever New Ad Featuring the Muppets [VIDEO]
Have you tried Google+ Hangouts? Apparently, the Muppets have, and Google wants you to know about it. Here’s a new ad rolled out this week, wh…...
02:09 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Santa is Heading Out, Right After This [COMIC]
Santa is about to start making his rounds, but what’s this? He’s busy doing something else? What is it? It certainly couldn’…...
01:36 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS]
Imagine yourself propelled 20 years into the future (or in one case, 45 years into the past), and that gives you a preview of what you’re about…...
12:44 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable Air Jordans Did Not Cause Death, Despite Twitter Rumors
Air Jordan XI shoes were released Friday to mobs of eager shoppers, hoping to snag a pair of the retro Nike sneaks. Amid reported arrests and ro…...
12:18 am GMT - Sun, December 25, 2011
Mashable 5 Ways to Boost Your Digital Media Career in 2012
Hanson Hosein is the Director of the Master of Communication in Digital Media at the University of Washington. Hes written Storyteller Uprisi…...
11:57 pm GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable The 10 Most Popular Photos on Twitter This Week [PICS]
There are millions of photos linked in tweets each week, but we’ve looked for the ones that resonated the most with Twitter users. We̵…...
11:39 pm GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Is Gamification Right for Your Business? 7 Things to Consider
This year has lent itself to a slew of new buzzwords, and gamification is easily one of the most buzzed about in the marketing industry. Busin…...
10:54 pm GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable YouTubes Best Christmas Videos
YouTube‘s full of fresh videos this year, spreading some heart-warming, albeit comical, Christmas cheer. We’ve rounded up some favorites,…...
10:39 pm GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Top Comments on Mashable This Week
We’re back again for a weekly roundup of the top Mashable comments of the week.In this post, we showcase the week’s best comments…...
10:10 pm GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Trololo Man Returns for a Rousing Encore, 35 Years Later [VIRAL VIDEO]
And now for a Christmas gift we know you’ll enjoy: Trololo Man is BACK! Russian singer Eduard Khil still has that special magic, even 35 years…...
09:09 pm GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Global Hotels, Broken Down By Social Media Rewards [INFOGRAPHIC]
A new year is just around the corner, which means one thing — a new batch of vacation days! But where will you go? And, more importantly, where…...
10:00 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable He Sees You When Youre Chatting, He Knows When Youve Been Tagged [COMIC]
Mashable Comics are illustrated by Kiersten Essenpreis, a Chicago-based artist who draws and blogs at YouFail.com....
07:48 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Startup Brings Ecommerce Directly to Magazine Websites
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
07:00 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable 7 Cool Digital Projects and Apps We Learned About From the Mashable Awards
On Monday, we announced the winners of the 2011 Mashable Awards. While some nominees are popular and have mainstream recognition (See: Faceboo…...
06:12 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable New Contract Ends Facebook Friend Rape, or Frape [VIDEO]
The act of hijacking a Facebook friend’s account when they forget to log out of a public computer and posting embarrassing status up…...
06:12 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable New Contract Ends Facebook Friend Frape [VIDEO]
The act of hijacking a Facebook friend’s account when they forget to log out of a public computer and posting embarrassing status up…...
05:43 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Xerox Lab Founder, Tech Innovator Jacob Goldman Dies
Jacob E. Goldman — founder Xerox’s Palo Alto Research Center, the widely admired hub of innovation that developed many keystones to…...
05:11 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Google Doodles: 12 Years of Holiday Magic [PICS]
Google has thrilled us with some excellent Doodles this year, and it’s ending the year on a high by revealing 2011′s festive design, decke…...
04:37 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable How will Digital Change Small Business in 2012?
Over the course of 2011, we witnessed social media and location-based services really take off for small businesses — the mom and pop shop…...
03:52 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable TwitWipe Gives You a Fresh Start by Deleting All Your Tweets [VIDEO]
Do you feel like everything you’ve done for the last few years is recorded by Twitter’s eternal digital record? A new service,…...
03:16 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Apps Downloaded in 2011
It was the year of Angry Birds domination. The popular game is the most-downloaded mobile app of 2011, rounding out the list of top 10 apps of the yea…...
03:07 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable The Four Key Agency Ingredients to Inbound Marketing Success [SPONSORED]
This post is brought to you by HubSpot, an inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, MA. Download HubSpots Four Core Services eB…...
02:32 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable GoDaddy CEO: Were Not Cynical Folks
In an interview with Mashable shortly after GoDaddy announced its withdrawal of support for the Stop Online Piracy Act, new company CEO Warren A…...
02:16 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Top 10 New Years Resolutions for Small Business Owners
As humans, were continually looking to improve and advance. Whether its trying to eat better, to quit smoking once and for all, to spend l…...
01:55 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Holiday Google Doodle Goes Live in the U.S., Plays Jingle Bells
Google has unveiled its holiday Google Doodle, an animated iteration that plays “Jingle Bells” and then automatically directs you t…...
01:43 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Digital Christmas Song Celebrates Tech Life, Name-Checks Mashable [VIDEO]
It’s hard to resist a video parody that mentions your publication, particularly one that tunefully celebrates the digital life during t…...
01:21 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Thanks to Mashables Socially Savvy Supporters
Thanks to this weeks advertisers and partners for enabling us to bring you the latest social media news and resources. Mashable’s spons…...
12:47 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Dark Knight Rises Trailers 12.5 Million Views Breaks iTunes Download Record
The trailer for Dark Knight Rises, the conclusion of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, got 12.5 million views through the iTunes Movie Trail…...
12:17 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable BREAKING: GoDaddy No Longer Supports SOPA
Following a maelstrom of Internet backlash, GoDaddy has withdrawn its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the company announced on Friday. &…...
12:14 am GMT - Sat, December 24, 2011
Mashable Action Movie FX App is Awesome, Free Fun
Admit it, you’ve always wanted to be an action star. I mean, who wouldn’t want to effortlessly dodge flying cars, helicopters…...
11:44 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 12 Tech Luminaries the World Lost in 2011
This year, the world mourned the loss of technology icon Steve Jobs. But we didn’t just lose one tech luminary in 2011, we bid goodbye to a wave…...
11:44 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 13 Tech Luminaries the World Lost in 2011
This year, the world mourned the loss of technology icon Steve Jobs. But we didn’t just lose one tech luminary in 2011, we bid goodbye to a wave…...
11:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Here Comes More 4G: AT&T Gets OK to Buy Huge Chunk of Wireless Spectrum
AT&T is about to get its hands on $1.9 billion worth of wireless spectrum in a deal that will let it bring faster 4G LTE wireless broadband…...
11:11 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 1976 Letter from Potential Partner Calls Steve Jobs a Joker [VIDEO]
Steve Jobs will go down in history as one of the greatest tech innovators that ever lived, but according to a letter written by a Silicon…...
09:56 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Best Buy Runs Out of Goods, Cancels Some Online Orders [VIDEO]
Best Buy will not be able to fill all of its customers online orders before the holidays, the company has announced. Due to overwhe…...
09:44 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Space Stories of 2011
2011 will go down as a landmark year for space exploration, for a multitude of reasons. From end-of-an-era missions to incredible milestones to breath…...
09:21 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable New Xbox Dashboard Glitch Still Preventing Some From Going Online
The release of Microsoft’s hotly anticipated Xbox 360 dashboard update earlier this month is causing a bit of a problem for some Xbox Liv…...
08:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable The 10 Best iOS Games of 2011
It was another banner year for iOS gaming. With the release of more powerful devices, developers introduced games with bigger scope and better graphic…...
08:43 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Google Doodle Lights Up for the Holidays
It’s already Dec. 24 in some parts of the world, and the Google homepages for countries including New Zealand (above), South Korea and J…...
08:33 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Gogo Files For $100M IPO
Gogo, a firm known for providing Wi-Fi to airlines including Virgin America, Delta and Air Canada, among others, has filed for an IPO that coul…...
08:07 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Only 26% of Consumers Think Facebook Storefronts Secure Against Fraud [STUDY]
Facebook still has a long way to go when it comes to instilling trust in consumers, according to a new study that shows only 26% believe storefr…...
07:47 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Todays Top Stories: Best Buys Christmas Woes, Louis CKs $1 Million
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world…...
07:03 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Amazon 2012: What the Future May Hold for the Webs Largest Retailer
For Amazon, it’s going to be hard to top 2011. After all, this was the year the gargantuan online retailer launched a cloud storage servic…...
06:41 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Google Search Launches Fill-in-the-Caption Contest for Cartoons
Google Search has put its own spin on the conventional caption-writing contest. To test your wit, it wants you to view a cartoon in which…...
05:37 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Louis CK Earns $1 Million in 12 Days With $5 Video
Comedian Louis CK has proved a point: people are willing to pay a reasonable amount of money for DRM-free content from a performer they love, ev…...
02:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Words With Friends Arrives to Nook Tablets, Twitter Coming Soon
Popular scrabble game Words With Friends is now available for Nook Tablet and Nook Color, with Barnes & Noble promising several more high-p…...
02:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Words With Friends Arrives on Nook Tablets, Twitter Coming Soon
Popular scrabble game Words With Friends is now available for Nook Tablet and Nook Color, with Barnes & Noble promising several more high-p…...
09:46 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Man Uses Internet Memes for Marriage Proposal [VIDEO]
Like a boss, a man recently interrupted his girlfriend’s dinner to propose to her with Internet memes.Timothy Tiah Ewe Tiam sneaked up on his…...
09:19 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable ConnectYard Makes It Easier for Students and Professors to Talk Via Text, Social Media
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
09:19 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable ConnectYard Connects Students and Profs Via Text, Social Media
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:56 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable It Doesnt Matter if RIM is Lying, Its Still in Deep Trouble
When Research In Motion (RIM) announced that BlackBerry 10 devices would be delayed until late 2012, co-CEO Mike Lazaridis blamed the delay on…...
08:11 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Study Shows Pinterest Will Compete with Top 10 Social Networks [VIDEO]
Pinterest, a social networking site with an “online pinboard” interface, has made great strides this year. According to Experi…...
07:49 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 5 Ways to Win at Website Localization
Let’s delve into the topic of website localization to learn exactly what every company needs before going global. But first, to define lo…...
07:11 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable As Users Rail Against GoDaddy, Unpacking the SOPA Supporter List [VIDEO]
GoDaddy is one of more than a hundred companies catching flak online for supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Many website operat…...
06:48 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Chevrolets Super Bowl Ad Choice Will Be a Viral Video
Chevrolet will pick the most-shared video among a pool of about 40 crowdsourced videos to determine which will run in next year’s Super Bowl.…...
06:14 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 27% of Photos and Videos Now Captured on Smartphones [STUDY]
More than a quarter of photos and videos shot by individuals in the U.S. are now being captured by smartphones, according to an online survey of…...
05:12 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 7 Ways Businesses Can Get More Social With SlideShare
Online presentation website SlideShare is an important business network that ranks in the top 300 websites, with 30 million monthly viewers, an…...
04:38 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Twitter Delivers Bug-Fixing TweetDeck Update
Ever since Twitter unveiled its first Twitter-branded version of TweetDeck, there have been complaints about the Twitter dashboards stability…...
03:53 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 6 Crazy Tech Predictions for 2012
We live in a world of absolutes: Heres what happened. Even when we look to the future, our predictions are couched in the worlds sometim…...
03:15 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Facebook Suggested Events Predicts Where Youll Want to Go
Feeling housebound by Facebook addiction? Facebook just released “Suggested Events,” which uses your own check-in information to poi…...
02:43 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable 4 Reasons 3D Movies Arent Just a Fad
Theres a lot of discussion these days about the viability of 3D and what the future holds for it.Is it a gimmick? A trend? Or is it the nex…...
02:06 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Facebook and iPhone Lead Way on Klouts Top Topics of 2011 Lists [INFOGRAPHIC]
Social media users had no shortage of things to discuss in 2011 as big news — good or bad — got even bigger online.Hot topics that…...
01:48 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable How Facebook Conquered the Social Web in 2011
Already a social networking giant, Facebook still managed to have its biggest year in history. The company set unprecedented records in terms of valua…...
01:35 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Mashable Staff Debate Head-to-Head on SOPA
The Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, is a hotly debated bill in the U.S. Congress. Some say it’s a necessary law to ensure protection of Americ…...
01:18 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Vending Machine Dispenses Jell-O, But Only if Youre Old Enough [VIDEO]
Kraft is employing a unique vehicle to publicize the first Jell-O dessert made just for adults: A vending machine that doles out the treats,…...
01:05 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Why Real-World Socializing Is the Next Big Thing for Social Media
Often, there is an ironic disconnect between your online and offline social networks. In other words, were friends with strangers on F…...
12:46 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable FCC Approves First White Space Devices, Paving Way for Better Wi-Fi
New developments from the FCC could bring us one step closer to faster, more advanced wireless networks.The Federal Communications Commission…...
12:13 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Gift-Giving Got You Stumped? This Site Can Help [VIDEO]
If you’re scrambling to find a Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa gift, but have no idea what to get, you might want to give Anonysize.m…...
12:07 am GMT - Fri, December 23, 2011
Mashable Why Good Entrepreneurs Borrow, Great Ones Steal [VIDEO]
Fabrice Grinda is the CEO of OLX, one of the largest classified websites in the world, and he’s very excited about the emerging digi…...
11:59 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 9 Amazing High-Tech Holiday Easter Eggs
Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas — at least on tech sites such as Google and YouTube. Some of the Internets biggest companies ar…...
11:59 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 9 Awesome High-Tech Holiday Easter Eggs
Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas — at least on tech sites such as Google and YouTube. Some of the Internets biggest companies ar…...
11:35 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable GDrive: 5 Ways Google Could Dominate the Cloud Storage Market in 2012
For more than five years now, people have speculated about a not-so-secret Google product called Google Drive, or GDrive for short.If you look…...
11:05 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Facebook Prioritizes Being Blue Chip Before IPO [VIDEO]
Facebook is heading towards its much anticipated IPO, but before the company goes public, Zuckerberg is concerned with putting forth the b…...
10:39 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable White House Releases Infographic to Spur #40dollars Campaign Recognition
As part of its ongoing digital campaign to raise support for a two-month payroll tax cut extension, the White House released a new infographic…...
10:18 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Obamas Tumblr Posts Viral Photo of Same-Sex Kiss
A Navy tradition of raffling off the first homecoming kiss turned into a poignant reminder of the sign of the times after the ship docked Wedn…...
09:53 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable How to Master YouTube Promoted Videos
Many people think of YouTube as a place to watch cat videos and post clips of their kids singing silly songs. However, marketers should take Yo…...
08:58 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Researchers Create Sun-Believable Solar Cell Paint
Notre Dame researchers have created a semiconductive paste, which can turn surfaces its applied to into solar cells. A team of researchers, lea…...
08:41 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Sorry, Apple: German Ban of Samsung Galaxy Tab Probably Ending
Based on the comments of one German judge, Apple’s legal fight over the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1N in that country is about to come to an en…...
08:25 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Facebook is the Most-Searched Term of 2011 [STUDY]
In another illustration of Facebook‘s top-of-mind status among web surfers, “Facebook” was the most-searched term of 2011, acc…...
08:09 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Amazon, Apple and Google Offer Discounted Albums as Low as $4.99
Looking for an inexpensive way to treat yourself this holiday season? Amazon, Apple and Google might have what you desire with deals on albums a…...
07:34 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 5 Ways to Generate Sales Leads With Mobile
If you don’t want any high-quality leads from excellent prospects, stop reading now. Otherwise, you’re in luck. Herein we’ll…...
06:41 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Todays Top Stories: Top Facebook Games Announced, Steve Jobs Wins a Grammy
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world…...
03:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Sony Ericsson Super Phone Has a 13-Megapixel Camera and LTE
According to a new entry on the official Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) site, Sony Ericsson is getting ready to release the LT28at, a hi…...
09:52 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Facebook Names Top Games of 2011
Social gaming was a big trend in 2011 and we expect the market to continue to grow in 2012. Facebook, the biggest platform for social games, rel…...
09:21 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable You Know Your Klout Score. Whats Your Kred Score?
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:40 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable New Expedition 30 Crew Members Launch to Station [VIDEO]
Three new Expedition 30 crew members began their journey to the International Space Station on Wednesday, according to NASA. The video above shows f…...
08:40 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable New Expedition 30 Crew Members Launch to Station [UPDATED VIDEO]
Three new Expedition 30 crew members began their journey to the International Space Station on Wednesday, according to NASA. The video above shows f…...
07:52 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable When Apples Siri Kills People [VIDEO]
If Apple’s hands-free assistant Siri one day turned against the human race and transformed into a freakishly evil killing machine, well…...
07:30 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Could Your Next Phone Have Intel Inside?
Intel has been dying to get its chips into mobile devices for a long time. Almost all phones and tablets today have processors based on the desi…...
07:10 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Bud Light Searches Facebook For a Correspondent to Cover Super Bowl
Are you on Facebook? Do you like drinking beer and watching football? Then you might be just the person Bud Light is looking for.The Anheuser-B…...
06:40 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Steve Jobs Wins a Grammy
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will honor Steve Jobs with a Grammy Award, naming him a Trustees Award honoree on Wednesday.…...
06:00 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable The Top 10 Brand Pages on Google+
Google+ launched brand pages just six weeks ago, but some brands have already amassed considerable followings on the social network.This week,…...
05:01 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable FedEx Guy Destroys PC Monitor, But Not All FedEx Guys Are Like That [VIDEO UPDATED]
See update below: FedEx responds with a video of its own.After you watch this video, you might have a bad taste in your mouth about FedEx delivery…...
05:01 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable FedEx Guy Destroys PC Monitor, But Not All FedEx Guys Are Like That [VIDEO]
 After you watch this video, you might have a bad taste in your mouth about FedEx delivery personnel. But I think this guy is an aberration, an…...
04:23 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 22+ Last-Minute Gifts You Can Send by Email
Wait, Christmas is how many days away? Hanukkah ends when?If the holidays crept up on you this year, chances are you’ve waited until the last m…...
03:20 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Facebook Wants You to Know How it Makes Money [VIDEO]
Notice anything different at the top of your Facebook today? On the top of users’ pages, the company has added a blurb and link to…...
03:08 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable NBA Stars to Answer Fans Questions Live on Facebook
NBA fans will have a chance to interact with some of the league’s biggest stars through a live-streamed Facebook town hall event on Thursd…...
02:46 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Apple in 2011: A Bittersweet Year for Techs Most Valuable Company
Apple is never far from the headlines, and 2011 proved a particularly compelling year in terms of news from the company’s Cupertino campus.We h…...
02:29 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Obama Girls Can Expect Tech Gifts From Best Buy This Christmas
Ever wonder where the president of the U.S. does his holiday shopping? President Obama went to Best Buy in Alexandria, Va., while the rest of th…...
02:17 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Hands on With Kindle Fire Update 6.2.1
Amazon Kindle Fire is, at least by Amazon’s estimation, selling like hotcakes. But the road to tablet success has not been without its bumps. Ma…...
02:02 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 700,000 Android Devices Are Activated Every Day [VIDEO]
Google‘s Android Chief Andy Rubin has revealed that Android sales continue to climb, boasting 700,000 activated devices daily. In…...
01:30 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 10 Most Popular Actors on IMDbs Website and Apps
The crown for Internet Movie Database’s most-visited profile no longer belongs to perennial chart-topper Johnny Depp. Natalie Portman att…...
01:04 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable IBM: Mind-Reading Machines Will Change Our Lives
In five years, we’ll simply be able to think something, and a computer will respond. That’s the vision from IBM, which just publishe…...
12:48 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable 75% of Worldwide Cellphone Users Send Text Messages [STUDY]
Mobile phones are universally popular — and so is text messaging. Cellphone users in 21 countries were surveyed on their mobile habits and…...
12:36 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Newt Gingrich Attacked By Digital Vandals
In the latest act of online political sabotage, individuals who type newtgingrich.com into their browsers will be directed to one of a number of…...
12:23 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Twitter Users Are More Likely to Follow Journalists Than News Organizations [VIDEO]
A recent study found that during the uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia, Twitter users were more likely to get information from journalists, b…...
12:16 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Celebrate the Mashable Awards Winners at MashBash at CES
Now that the Mashable Awards winners have been announced, it’s time to celebrate their victory at MashBash during CES in Las Vegas. We&#…...
12:00 am GMT - Thu, December 22, 2011
Mashable Digg Makes Sharing Its Links to Facebook Automatic
Digg is tapping into Facebook’s Open Graph to make sharing its links on the social network instant.Like Open Graph integrations from news…...
11:43 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Heres How Twitter Got Big [VIDEO]
A new study suggests good ol’ fashioned real-world networks played a bigger role in Twitter‘s path to prominence than online influencer…...
11:31 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable NASAs Virtual Snow Globe Looks at 10 Years of the White Stuff
NASA has released a video that highlights where snow graced the Earth during every month for more than 10 years.The clip starts with a snow-covered…...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Microsofts So.cl Combines Social Networking and Student Research [VIDEO]
After months of speculation, Microsoft rolled out its semi-social network, So.cl. The site is aimed at students looking to collaborate an…...
11:12 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable After 2012, Microsoft Is Done With CES Keynotes
Microsoft is ending its years-long run as the Consumer Electronics Show keynote kick-off event. Its 2012 keynote, which should highlight Windows…...
11:04 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Kindle Adds Periodicals to iOS Apps: But Will Consumers Read Them?
Amazon updated its Kindle app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Wednesday, giving users access to their periodical subscriptions and cloud-sto…...
10:47 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Conan Skewers Amazons Kindle Fire [VIDEO]
Amazon may have issued an update to its Kindle Fire this morning, but Conan O’Brien was still able to skewer the device and some of the early …...
10:41 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable White House Uses #40dollars Twitter Campaign to Influence Payroll Tax Debate
The White House is taking its fight over payroll tax to Twitter with a campaign using the hashtag #40dollars that asks what you can buy with t…...
10:32 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable 11 Tech Factors That Changed Education in 2011
In 2011, entrepreneurs and startup activity sprouted up everywhere. Not coincidentally, the Bay Area, New York, Boston, Austin, Portland and ev…...
10:24 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Apple Recall Replaces First Generation iPod Nanos With Sixth Generation Nanos [VIDEO]
First generation iPod nano owners who took part in Apple’s recall will be surprised to find their overheating nano might be replaced…...
10:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable How to Earn Trust and Reputation in Social Media [VIDEO]
The tools may change but the goals are still the same. Chris Brogan, the best selling author of the books Trust Agents and Google+ for Bus…...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Britney Spears Becomes First Google+ User to Reach 1 Million Followers
More than 1 million Google+ users are keeping tabs on Britney Spears, making her account the social network’s first to break through the…...
09:08 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable How to Build an Effective Google+ Brand Strategy
Having surpassed one billion unique visitors this past May, Google has become a part of our daily online lives. Yet Googles impact is expand…...
08:53 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable The Hobbit Trailer Makes Its Debut on Facebook [VIDEO]
The Lord of the Rings franchise has released the trailer for its trilogy prequel The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey slated to hit theaters next Decemb…...
08:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable China Hackers Accessed U.S. Chamber Systems for More Than a Year
Hackers in China had access to U.S. Chamber of Commerce systems for possibly more than a year, according to a report from the Wall Street Journa…...
08:01 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable 10 Top Tech Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Favorite Holiday Songs
The holiday season is in full effect, and many people and places have had the tunes on blast for a month now. For insight into what might be playing o…...
07:43 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Nielsen and comScore Settle Suit Over Online Measurement Patents
The Nielsen Co. and comScore on Wednesday settled a lawsuit filed by the former over patents that Nielsen claimed comScore used without the comp…...
07:08 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Kindle Fire Gets a Performance-Improving Over-the-Air Software Update
Amazon has updated its Kindle Fire tablet to software version 6.2.1, bringing several performance fixes and a couple of new features. Kindle Fi…...
06:48 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Todays Top Stories: Google+ Brand Pages, Amazon Kindle Update
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world…...
02:49 pm GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Mozilla Extends Search Partnership With Google
Mozilla has extended its search partnership with Google for at least three additional years, the company has announced. Under the terms of the…...
09:05 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable New iPhone App Connects Strangers Around the World Through Instagram Photos
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:57 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable What Lies Ahead for T-Mobile?
To anyone who doesn’t read the business pages, T-Mobile may seem like a powerhouse mobile company. Its clever holiday ad campaign has been…...
08:42 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable BioWare Founders Talk Good and Evil in Star Wars: The Old Republic
As perhaps the biggest MMORPG to hit since World of Warcraft gaming developer BioWare’s newly-released game Star Wars: The Old Republic is…...
08:16 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable NASA Discovers Two Earth-Like Planets in the Same Star System [VIDEO]
NASA’s Kepler spacecraft may have just found Earth 2. Twice.The space agency announced today that it had found two planets, each ab…...
07:27 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable PlayStation Vita Has Bumpy Debut in Japan
Sony’s new PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device sold more than a quarter-million units in its worldwide debut in Japan this weekend. Bu…...
06:44 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable People More Likely to Lie Through Texts [STUDY]
People are more likely to lie through texts than other forms of communication, such as video chats and face-to-face interactions, a new study…...
06:14 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Stephen Baldwin to Brother Alec: When Are You Coming Back to Twitter? [VIDEO]
Alec Baldwin, your brother Stephen wants to know when youre coming back to Twitter.That was apparently the message Actor Stephen Baldw…...
05:42 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Most Top Brands Have Google+ Pages, But Few Have Many Followers
At this point, most of the top brands have Google+ brand pages, but only a fraction of them are getting many visitors, according to two research…...
05:19 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable 5 iPhone Apps for Last-Minute Christmas Ecards [PICS]
If you’ve missed the last snail mail drop-off date before the Holidays, don’t panic! To save you trawling through the App Store, we’…...
04:52 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable The 10 Most-Influential Retailers of the Holiday Season Online
Amazon and Victoria’s Secret are among the top retailers — at least based on their Klout scores — that are getting shoppers t…...
04:27 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable What Does Tom Cruise Do With His iPad? [VIDEO]
Mashable doesnt get invited to a lot of red carpet events, so we took advantage of our primo spot at the Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Pr…...
03:55 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Tech Creeps Into Top Toy Trends of Past 30 Years [INFOGRAPHIC]
When it comes to the most-wanted toys of the holiday season over the past 30 years, one thing is clear: The toy market has become way more tech-centri…...
03:34 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Why Quoras New Boards Feature Makes It a Better Network
Quoras relationship with the Q&A format is no longer exclusive. As of Tuesday, you can also use the site to arrange content from around…...
03:23 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Twitter Takes TextSecure, Texting App for Dissidents, Open Source
A technology that helped start a global movement is now being put into the hands of the people. TextSecure, an Android app that encrypts text me…...
03:12 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable My Life Without Facebook: A Social Experiment
In July, I deactivated my Facebook account as a sort of social experiment. With Facebook and real life becoming increasingly symbiotic, what wo…...
03:04 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Study: Happiness Is Trending Down on Twitter [VIDEO]
A recent study of Twitter use reveals that the general public appears to be less happy than previously. University of Vermont researchers…...
02:52 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Google+ Brand Pages Begin Showing Up in Primary Search Results
In a move that could raise some charges of anti-competitive behavior, Google has begun integrating Google+ brand page information in primary sea…...
02:39 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Nuance Acquires Voice-Recognition Competitor Vlingo
Voice-recognition giant Nuance announced on Tuesday that it is acquiring Vlingo, the creator of a voice-to-text and voice recognition app that…...
02:26 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Puppies Prepare for Christmas [VIDEO]
Just when you thought cats had a patent on holiday cuteness, puppy power rears its adorable head.In the aptly named “Puppy Christmas&#…...
02:10 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable 6 Amazing Tech-Inspired Holiday Decorations [PICS]
We asked you last week to show us how you were decking the halls with tech this year.We teamed up with CNN iReport to consider submissions with the T…...
01:53 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Should the U.S. Shut Down a Somali Militant Groups Twitter Account?
The U.S. government is concerned the Shabab, the Somali “specially designated global terrorist” group, is using its Twitter account…...
01:42 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable 2011: Techs Biggest Winners and Losers
Time is a funny thing. One minute Im standing in a crowded room fondling HPs new 10.1-inch TouchPad tablet, the next, Im writing its o…...
01:10 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Using Foursquare to Map the History of Rap, Starting With Tupac [VIDEO]
Want to walk in the literal footsteps of some legendary rappers? The work of one avid Foursquare user will let you do just that. PR Manag…...
12:53 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable MasterCard Offers Discount for Small Businesses on Microsofts Office 365
MasterCard on Tuesday announced that it was offering eligible small businesses a 10% discount on Microsoft‘s Office 365 cloud productivity…...
12:41 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Startups and VCs Parody Rebecca Blacks Friday [VIDEO]
Startup founders and employees of GroupMe, Turntable.fm, Birchbox, RockMelt, Path and a slew of other companies have just put their spin on the Inte…...
12:33 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Microsoft in 2011: How 13 Big Developments Shaped the Tech Giant
It goes without saying that Microsoft has come a long way from just purveying computer operating systems. 2011 proved to be a year of integration for…...
12:23 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable RIAA Flunks Google in Anti-Piracy Efforts [VIDEO]
The Recording Industry Association of America claims Google hasn’t been keeping its promises when it comes to fighting online piracy…...
12:12 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Facebook to Include Sponsored Stories in News Feeds
Facebook plans to migrate its Sponsored Stories ad platform into users’ news feeds early next year, the company says.Introduced last Janu…...
12:04 am GMT - Wed, December 21, 2011
Mashable Inside Facebooks New Headquarters [PICS]
On Monday, Mashable brought you the news that Facebook is all moved in to its new headquarter complex in Menlo Park. Now, we’re taking you…...
11:51 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable How a First-Time Entrepreneur Built a Top-Grossing iPad App [VIDEO]
Comics by Comixology has become the de facto tablet reading platform for comic books. That only happened because Comixology CEO David Ste…...
11:44 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable The Onions Magic 8-Ball App Is a Fortune-Telling Parody
The Onion is moving beyond daily news satire and into fortune telling.On Tuesday, the news and entertainment source launched the Magic Answer B…...
11:26 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Whats the Best Holiday Tech Gift Youve Ever Received? [CONTEST]
As technology advances at an increasingly rapid rate, so too does our gadget turnover, it seems. That new device just doesn’t seem to last…...
11:10 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable This Is Your Facebook Profile. This Is It as a Pack of Gum
Imagine your life rendered as a pack of gum.Crazy, you say? Well, Wrigley’s Orbit brand claims to be able to do just that if you concede…...
10:53 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Parental Advisory Warnings Come to iTunes and Other Digital Stores [VIDEO]
Apple joins a growing list of digital music stores adding the Parental Advisory logo to their digital collections. Until now, Apple has on…...
10:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable AT&T Losses Mount as T-Mobile Acquisition Pursuit Ends
AT&T’s $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile may have fallen through, but it’s not a total loss for the latter. The nation’…...
10:31 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Keas Is Like FarmVille for Corporate Wellness
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
10:14 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Partners With RocketSpace to Give Startups a Boost [VIDEO]
Microsoft is among the first companies to join the RocketSpace Corporate Ambassador Program. The two companies aim to give startups advice…...
10:04 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable 7 Sure-Fire Ways to Increase Your Klout Score
Aim high. It’s a worthy goal for credit scores, SATs and now, Klout scores. These days, more and more social networkers are looking to bo…...
10:04 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable 7 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Klout Score
Aim high. It’s a worthy goal for credit scores, SATs and now, Klout scores. These days, more and more social networkers are looking to bo…...
09:41 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Digital Touchdown: Super Bowl 2012 to Stream Online
The 2012 Super Bowl will stream live online and to mobile devices.In a move that bolsters the importance of non-traditional markets, the NFL an…...
09:31 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Brad Bird: His Memories of Steve Jobs [VIDEO]
Brad Bird was walking the red carpet Monday night for the premiere of his first live-action feature, Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol…...
09:11 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Google Invests $94 Million in Solar Energy
Google announced a major investment in four solar photovoltaic (PV) projects Tuesday, bringing the company’s portfolio of clean energy pro…...
09:04 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable YouTubes 10 Most-Viewed Videos of 2011
If you watched a YouTube video this year, you contributed to YouTube surpassing 1 trillion views in 2011. But before you pat yourself on the back o…...
08:50 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Amazon Offers Two-Day Shipping for Kindle Products
Amazon is extending its aggressive holiday push with a special deal for last-minute shoppers: free two-day shipping on Kindle products.U.S. cus…...
08:37 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Cablevision and Verizon Settle Dispute Over Controversial Ad [VIDEO]
Cablevision and Verizon have speedily settled a lawsuit in which the former charged Verizon with running misleading ads about the speed of its broad…...
07:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable 4 Big Trends for the Future of Sustainable Tech
The Commerce With a Conscience Series is supported by Fedex. FedEx does more than shipping. They offer solutions like transporting heart valves …...
06:45 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Todays Top Stories: IBM Predicts the Future, Sony Apologizes, Google Invests in Solar
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world…...
05:54 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Netflix Signs UK Streaming Deal With the BBC
Netflix has signed a licensing agreement with BBC Worldwide to bring a “broad range” of BBC series to its users in the UK and Irelan…...
02:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Samsung Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note to Receive Android 4 in Q1 2012
Samsung’s Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets will receive an upgrade to Android 4 or Ice Cream Sandwich in early 2012, the company has…...
08:10 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable The Biggest Web Outages of 2011
It’s been a notable year for Web outages. From Netflix going down at extremely inopportune times, to Amazon Web Services’ mult…...
08:10 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable The Biggest Web Outages of 2011 [VIDEO]
It’s been a notable year for Web outages. From Netflix going down at extremely inopportune times, to Amazon Web Services’ mult…...
07:47 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week [CHART]
It seems that people nowadays can’t watch cable television or streamed video content without contemplating a corresponding hashtag or status upd…...
07:37 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable IBM Says Well Have Mind-Reading Computers Within Five Years
Keyboards and mice may seem like clunky artifacts of the past within the next five years, pushed aside in favor of the ultimate user interface:…...
07:23 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable 5 Things Missing From the New TweetDeck for Chrome
I like to install as few things on my PC as possible. That’s why when TweetDeck released an app for Google Chrome in Dec. 2010, it was an…...
06:53 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Facebook Completes Move Into New Menlo Park Headquarters
Facebook officially finished moving into its gleaming new headquarters on Monday as a final group of employees reported for work at the company&…...
06:24 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Amazon: 13 Major Milestones of 2011
The year 2011 was especially prosperous and successful for Amazon, partly due to the company’s popular Kindle ebooks, but also because Ama…...
06:03 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Apple Wins Patent Victory Over Android, but Does It Matter?
Apple was just handed potentially its biggest victory yet in its ongoing patent lawsuits with Google Android. The U.S. International Trade Commi…...
05:10 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Flickr 2011: The Year in Photos
2011 has been a year of memorable news headlines, from natural disasters to final space shuttle missions to historic deaths. Flickr has pieced togethe…...
04:42 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Self-Employed? How to Give Yourself a Raise in 2012
Here’s a hypothetical (yet common) situation: Sara is a brilliant web designer who has never raised her client rates. Not once. Sure, she…...
04:15 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable MTVs Power of 12 Campaign Creates Fantasy Political Election Game
MTV just unleashed Power of 12, a campaign designed to get 18- to 29-year-olds fired up about the 2012 U.S. elections. Unlike previous campaign…...
03:33 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable This Is Why You Were Friended or Unfriended [STUDY]
While some Internet interactions are online-only relationships, the most common reason we add friends on Facebook is because we know people in r…...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable The AT&T T-Mobile Deal Is Officially Dead
AT&T said today it was abandoning its plan to acquire T-Mobile.In a statement, AT&T said it had agreed with Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobil…...
03:11 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Cornell Wins Bid for New York City Tech Campus
Cornell University has been chosen by New York City to build a technology campus on Roosevelt Island with a grant of city-owned land and $100 mi…...
03:05 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Whos Tweeting About Holiday Travel? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Traveling this holiday season? Whether it’s by train, plane or automobile, you’re not alone. Twitter is abuzz with more than just complain…...
02:38 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Flirting With Danger: More Drivers Texting on the Road Than Ever
Despite various state law bans and nationwide awareness campaigns to prevent texting from behind the wheel, the amount of people texting while…...
02:22 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Study: Employees Fall for Email, Social Media Phishing Attacks at Work [VIDEO]
A recent study surveyed multiple companies and found that 43% of their employees clicked on simulated bad links that led to phishing attac…...
02:16 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Announcing the 2011 Mashable Awards Winners
 The votes are in and the results have been tabulated: After two months of nominations and voting by our community, Mashable is thrilled t…...
01:59 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Quora Adds Boards and Becomes a Little More Like Pinterest
Q&A site Quora launched a new feature on Monday that has nothing to do with Q’s or A’s. “Boards” function like Pint…...
01:53 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable In Online Advertising, 2011 Was the Year of Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]
As the year draws to a close, Google is taking a look back: first at how the world searched in 2011, and now at how consumers and businesses eng…...
01:41 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable NYC Startup Scene Celebrated in 2012 Calendar [PHOTOS]
Members of the New York startup scene are capping off a robust 2011 with a look ahead to the new year in the form of a 2012 calendar, featuring 12 of…...
01:36 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable MIT Announces Platform for Free Online Courses
MIT is planning to launch an open platform for free online classes, complete with certification for those who demonstrate mastery of their topic…...
01:23 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable The Dark Knight Rises Trailer Hits iTunes [VIDEO]
Warner Bros. released the first full-length trailer for next summer’s The Dark Knight Rises exclusively on iTunes.The film, which will be…...
01:18 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable What Were You Doing on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Instagram One Year Ago?
Maybe you were on a first date, leaving for a vacation or downing a beer at a baseball game. Or maybe you were checking into the hospital with P…...
01:04 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable The Giftinator: The Ultimate Way to Find Your Man a Last-Minute Gift
Face it: You need a cool, last-minute gift for the special guy in your life. Boyfriends and husbands love tech toys, but chances are your man already…...
12:54 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Kim Jong-ils Death Spawns Odd New Meme
In the world of memes, now is apparently never too soon to instigate some laughs at the expense of someone’s death. Shortly after Kim Jong…...
12:38 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Why Defensive .XXX Registration Is Only the Beginning of a Branding Nightmare
If you did not know about ICANNs decision to release the .xxx gTLD (global Top Level Domain) earlier in the year you probably do now. You m…...
12:20 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable Does This Phone Come in Size 7? Wearable Devices Are Closer Than You Think [VIDEO]
Screens are in front of our eyes every day. Apple and Google are looking to change that by having you “wear” your tech and ke…...
12:02 am GMT - Tue, December 20, 2011
Mashable 20,000 Christmas Bulbs Bring Angry Birds to Light [VIDEO]
Move over Grinch, the Angry Birds pigs are the new villains out to destroy Christmas. But don’t fear, we know you’ve been practici…...
11:44 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable AT&Ts Plan to Sell Some T-Mobile Assets Stalls [REPORT]
AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile is looking even less likely than ever, now that there’s a report saying the negotiation…...
11:35 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable The 21 Most Memorable Tweets of 2011
Twitter in 2011 was the go-to outlet for everyone — celebrities, businesses, politicians, religious leaders and the average user alike. Ac…...
11:19 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Campaign Against SOPA Wants You to Stay Home From Theaters for the Holidays [VIDEO]
After a post on Reddit, an image asking you to stay home for the holidays in protest of SOPA appeared online. The strike wants you to boy…...
11:08 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Inside a Last-Ditch Effort to Save the Space Shuttle
NASAs Space Shuttle could have flown again as early as 2014 if a secret effort to repurpose them for commercial flight had succeeded. Two rep…...
10:57 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable HBO Go Coming to Cablevision
Cablevision cable customers will soon be able to enjoy HBO Go.The cable company was one of the few major holdouts when the service launched on …...
10:50 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Introducing Mashables New and Improved Job Board
Mashable is debuting a new and improved Job Board that aims to improve the way our community can search for employment on Mashable.We’ve…...
10:38 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Apple Applies for Patent for Self-Serve Smart Kiosk [VIDEO]
Apple has applied for a patent for a self-serve kiosk that would read your mobile device and give you recommendations on accessories and…...
09:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Skype Gifts Free Wi-Fi to Holiday Travelers at 50 U.S. Airports
‘Tis the season for stressful airport experiences, and Skype wants to make sure you at least have Wi-Fi as you brave crowded security lin…...
09:10 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Saudi Prince Makes $300 Million Investment in Twitter
Saudi investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company Alwaleed’s Kingdom Holding Co. are investing $300 million into Twitte…...
08:11 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Google+ Overhauls Photos, Stream Control and Notifications
Google has added several new features to Google+ and improved old ones, with some of the improvements being among the most popular requests fro…...
06:47 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Apple Working on TV of the Future [REPORT]
Apple is hard at work redefining the future of the TV, and that future includes a TV set that supports wireless streaming, the Wall Street Journ…...
04:59 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Mashable Weekend Recap: 28 Stories You May Have Missed
As the highly anticipated holidays drew ever nearer, over the weekend people were thinking about shopping, snowflakes, Santa Claus and parties g…...
02:23 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Twitter Reacts to Kim Jong-ils Death
North Korean leader Kim Jong-il has died last Saturday while on a train trip, with his youngest son Kim Jong-un being named the new country lead…...
01:56 pm GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Inside The Atlantic: How One Magazine Got Profitable by Going Digital First
The Atlantic’s James Bennet, Scott Havens, Bob Cohn and Justin Smith. Photo courtesy of Richard A. Bloom.With consecutive quarterly gro…...
10:03 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable YouTube Cover Song Face-Off: Gavin DeGraws Not Over You
Gavin DeGraw is no stranger to having other people sing his songs. Remember “I Don’t Want to Be,” the karaoke favorite that h…...
04:35 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable 7 Free iPhone Apps that Make Shopping a Cinch
Today’s consumer culture faces constant temptation and visual stimulation. Therefore, it’s important to stay efficient and savvy when it c…...
03:53 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable 10 Funniest GIF Trends of 2011
The Internet has always had a love-hate relationship with animated GIFs. Long a telltale sign of an archaic website (especially when multiple a…...
03:11 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable 4 Tips For Landing a Job in Social Media
Whitney Parker is vice president for user experience at Brazen Careerist, where she co-hosts a bootcamp on how to create and implement a social …...
02:44 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable How to Influence Purchasing Decisions On The Web [INFOGRAPHIC]
When savvy consumers are in the market for something — a new pair of kicks, a sweet DSLR camera, hair pomade, a toaster — they turn to the…...
02:24 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Steve Jobs: 20 Life Lessons
My feelings about Steve Jobs have always been a little mixed. I long admired his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen and was in sheer awe…...
01:51 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Apple Uses Santa to Soft-Sell Siri [VIDEO]
Apple’s new iPhone spot does an unusual thing for an advertisement: It doesn’t mention the iPhone at all. In fact, it’s a commerc…...
01:30 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Facebook Adds Timeline Support to iPhone App
Facebook has released an update to its iPhone app, with version 4.1 now giving you access to its new Timeline interface.The timeline was avai…...
12:16 am GMT - Mon, December 19, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS]
Light up your iPhone, peek at a future Lexus, slip on some self-cooling shoes and even harpoon a comet in the latest Top 10 Tech This Week.We’l…...
11:13 pm GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable A Guide to SEO Salaries By Market [INFOGRAPHIC]
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10:07 pm GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable Is a Need to Please Hurting Your Business?
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09:18 pm GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable Internet Justice League: Superheroes of the Online World [SUNDAY COMICS]
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08:07 pm GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable The 10 Craziest Kickstarter Projects of 2011
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03:31 am GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable 59 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
This week was another “giant leap for mankind” in the social media world, and possibly in the real universe too. Facebook Timeline r…...
02:57 am GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable 7 New Apps Worth Downloading This Week
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02:13 am GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable HTTP Status Cats: Hilarious Motivational Posters [PICS]
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01:36 am GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable 3 New Digital Takes On Staying Fit, Secure and Social
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12:28 am GMT - Sun, December 18, 2011
Mashable The 10 Most Popular Photos on Twitter This Week [PICS]
If you’re looking for the week’s most popular photos on Twitter, you’ve come to the right place. This week, the pics that were…...
11:21 pm GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Santa Will Robocall Whomever You Choose, Thanks to Google
Santa Claus is awfully busy this time of year, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have enough time to robocall the person of your choi…...
10:19 pm GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Top 8 Mashable Comments This Week
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09:26 pm GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Type Let It Snow on Google for a Pleasant Surprise
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08:10 pm GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Virtual Assistant
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10:28 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Play Director With Arcade Fires Sprawl II Video
Indie rockers Arcade Fire are capping 2011 with “Sprawl II,” an interactive music video that lets viewers direct the content &…...
10:28 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Play Director With Arcade Fires Sprawl II
Indie rockers Arcade Fire are capping 2011 with “Sprawl II,” an interactive music video that lets viewers direct the content &…...
09:15 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable HBO GO Coming to Time Warner Cable
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08:06 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable How the NFL Plans to Go High Tech
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07:03 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Max Payne 3 Full of Bullets, Bullet-Time and Grit [PREVIEW]
Max Payne drifts into his New Jersey apartment with fellow ex-cop Raul Passos to swig some liquor and forget about the child he accidentally sho…...
06:03 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable House Delays Taking Action on SOPA Until Dec. 21
The House Judiciary Committee on Friday postponed debate on the contentious Stop Online Piracy Act until Wednesday.Initial reports indicated th…...
05:18 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Cloth App Organizes Your Wardrobe on Your iPhone
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04:47 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Amazon Sells 1 Million Kindle Products Each Week
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04:13 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Facebook Threatens to Sue Mark Zuckerberg No, Not That One
Facebook has threatened to sue Mark Zuckerberg, an Israeli entrepreneur who recently took the social network founder’s name. The new Zucke…...
03:37 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Does Zyngas IPO Fizzle Signal the End of the Social Media Bubble?
Game over? Zynga‘s IPO may have ended the social media IPO era with a whimper, rather than a bang, as its stock closed at $9.50 — do…...
03:16 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Spotify Radio: Pandoras Biggest Nightmare? [REVIEW]
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02:58 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Windows 8 Tackles Password Fatigue With Pictures
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02:46 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000 Offers Comfort and Portability [REVIEW]
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02:32 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Use an iPad to Play With Real Pigs Without the Mess [VIDEO]
A Dutch gaming company is testing a game called, Pig Chase. It will connect users to real live pigs that they can interact and play with…...
02:15 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Swedish Citizens Now Control @sweden Twitter Account
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01:53 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Now Recognized as a Word, Tebowing Meme Spreads Worldwide
“Tebowing,” the campy Internet meme inspired by lightning rod NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has, like its namesake, refused to fade away…...
01:40 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Which Republican Debate Got the Most Social Media Buzz? [CHART]
While the race to the GOP primary has been a long one, the candidates are in the home stretch and frequently taking the debate stage. And as we’…...
01:16 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Apple Rumored to Release iPad Mini in Late 2012 [VIDEO]
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12:35 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable What Is Anonymous? [VIDEO]
Every now and again, the Internet gets all flustered about the latest hack attack by the mysterious group known as Anonymous.The media…...
12:10 am GMT - Sat, December 17, 2011
Mashable Daytime Fireworks Are More Beautiful Than Youd Expect [VIDEO]
Everyone loves watching fireworks illuminate dark skies, but did you ever wonder what they would look like during the day? Chinese artist Cai…...
11:53 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Why Recognizing Your Employees on Social Media Is Great for Business
Social media has opened countless new avenues for promotion of all kinds. As a result of blogs, Twitter, Facebook and more, its as if we all…...
11:36 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Malls Send Geo-fencing Texts to Lure Shoppers to Stores
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11:20 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Whatever Happened to Ringtones? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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11:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Hubble Telescope Reveals Snow Angel in Space [VIDEO]
NASA and ESA’s Hubble Telescope has sent home stunning pictures from the region S106 where a young star is forming. Astronomers say…...
10:48 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable The Louvres Got Game, Replaces Audio Tours With Nintendo 3DS [VIDEO]
The world’s busiest museum is getting an upgrade. Starting in March, the Louvre will offer visitors Nintendo 3DS hand-held game cons…...
10:28 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Understanding Zynga: A Post-IPO FAQ
Zynga started trading under the symbol ZNGA this morning. Although early results show a slight dip in the $10 share asking price, Zynga remains…...
10:08 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Zynga Stock Price Dips After Nasdaq Debut
Zynga‘s long-awaited IPO finally occurred Friday morning, but the stock looked a bit wobbly out of the gate, dipping below its $10 asking…...
09:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Bing Now Ties With Yahoo as Number Two Search Engine in America
Microsoft’s Bing is slowly eclipsing Yahoo as the number two search engine in the U.S., according to the most recent statistics from comSc…...
09:31 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Why Your Business Needs a Mobile Website Right Now
The Digital Marketing Series is supported by HubSpot, an inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, MA, that makes a full platform o…...
08:59 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Its the Last day to Vote in the Mashable Awards
Today marks the last day of the voting period for the 2011 Mashable Awards.Both Mashable and the Mashable community have come a long way since…...
08:46 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Thanks to Mashables Socially Savvy Supporters
Thanks to this weeks advertisers and partners for enabling us to bring you the latest social media news and resources. Mashable’s spons…...
08:28 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Holiday Marketing Guide: 7 High-Tech Solutions for Small Business
Happy holidays, entrepreneurs! Tis the season for small business owners and startups alike to increase sales and boost year-end profits. Jus…...
07:38 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Judge Rejects Twitter Cyberstalking Case on Free Speech Grounds
A federal judge dismissed a case of cyberstalking on Twitter ruling that even though some tweets caused emotional stress, they are still conside…...
07:30 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Pinterest: Behind the Design of an Addicting Visual Network
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07:30 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Pinterest: Behind the Design of an Addictive Visual Network
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07:19 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Zynga IPO, Apple Buzz, Twitter Stalking: Todays Top Stories
Welcome to this mornings edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital world…...
07:02 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Businesses Cultivate Google+ Brand Pages, Hope for SEO Boost [VIDEO]
Could being on Google+ help businesses rank higher in search results? Some brands speculate it might factor into SEO. According to a rep…...
06:51 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Apples A5 Chip Is Now Produced in Texas [REPORT]
Apple‘s A5 chip, which powers the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2, is now being produced in a Texas factory owned by Samsung, Reuters reports, ci…...
02:01 pm GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable iTunes Match Goes Live Internationally
iTunes Match, Apple’s service which allows users to access their music library – including non-iTunes songs – from AppleR…...
09:59 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Fight Against SOPA Intensifies Surrounding House Debate
The House Judiciary Committee met to debate changes to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) on Thursday as the public debate between players with d…...
09:29 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Buffer App Lets Users Schedule Shares Directly From Twitter
Twitter app Buffer introduced a new feature this week allowing users to schedule retweets directly from Twitter.com. By installing Buffer with t…...
09:00 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Students Turn Classroom Notes Into Cash With Social Site NoteWagon
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:28 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable AP Stylebooks New Tool Automatically Edits Your Writing
The Associated Press unleashed software Thursday that proofreads content using AP Stylebooks guidelines on spelling, language, punctuation,…...
07:52 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Why Facebook Uses MySQL for Timeline
A little-known fact about Facebook Timeline: It relies on MySQL, a database-management system that was originally designed to be used in small-s…...
07:15 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable 7 Language Translation iPhone Apps for the Digital Traveler
Language apps on the iPhone have come a long way over the past year. Some offer shiny new takes on the traditional language study process; others are…...
06:47 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Branding: How It Works in the Social Media Age [INFOGRAPHIC]
Branding and social media — they seem to go together so well, yet they’re both widely misunderstood. While social media can serve as a gig…...
06:04 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Google Receives Patent for Self-Driving Car Technology [VIDEO]
Google has received a patent for its driverless car technology. First revealed a year ago, the patent includes a plan for mixed-mode auton…...
05:34 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Mozilla Firefox Challenge Pits 12 Celebs in Battle of the Most Charitable
Mozilla is hoping people see the socially-minded side of its popular Firefox web browser with a new celebrity-fueled charity campaign called t…...
04:57 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable RIM: BlackBerry 10 Phones Not Coming Until Late 2012
The next generation of BlackBerry phones will be late. RIM said today in a quarterly earnings call that phones running BlackBerry 10 — bas…...
04:01 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Facebook Timeline: How to Enable It With One Click [PICS]
When Facebook first started experimenting with its radical new (and I think, sensational) Timeline interface back in late September, we showed y…...
03:38 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Consumers Not Turning to Social Media Sites for Local Business Info [STUDY]
People who look for information about local restaurants and businesses are turning to the Internet but not social media sites, according to a n…...
03:13 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Zynga to Raise $1 Billion in IPO [REPORT]
Zynga is offering 100 million shares to the public at $10 each for a potential $1 billion IPO, according to a report. Bloomberg is currently re…...
03:03 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable SOPA Supporters Outed as Content Pirates on YouHaveDownloaded Database?
As heat continues to build around the controversial and contentious Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), one site is taking matters into its own hands…...
02:29 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable House SOPA Debate Raises Specter of a Lawless Internet
The House Judiciary Committee spent almost four hours on Thursday debating Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the bill that some call “piracy…...
02:11 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable How Mark Cuban Helps JungleCents Win at Daily Deals
Mark Cuban wins at many things, especially business and professional basketball. Now the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and film distributor Magn…...
01:52 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Which Shipping Service Will Get Your Presents Under the Tree in Time? [INFOGRAPHIC]
It’s no secret that more and more people are moving to the digital world when it comes to shopping. Checking off your holiday list from the comf…...
01:33 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Can You Teach Entrepreneurship? [VIDEO]
Can you teach entrepreneurship? Bestselling author Eric Ries thinks so. He also thinks that entrepreneurship must be taught to more peopl…...
01:04 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable U.S. Teen Mobile Data Usage Triples [STUDY]
We already knew that teens out-text the rest of us, but this year their mobile data consumption accelerated at an unprecedented rate as well. T…...
12:44 am GMT - Fri, December 16, 2011
Mashable Dwolla Loans Users $500 to Make Instant Payments Through Facebook and Twitter
Online payment startup Dwolla has attracted more than 70,000 users with money transfers that are both less expensive and, it says, safer than tr…...
11:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Whats Your Ultimate Business Travel Story?
Last weekwe asked you, the Mashable community, what is your ultimate business travel story? We received a number of unique responses.......
11:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable 5 Ultimate Business Travel Stories
Last weekwe asked you, the Mashable community, what is your ultimate business travel story? We received a number of unique responses.......
11:36 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable 19 Huge Social Media Moments of 2011
These days, it seems we can’t go a week without encountering a viral video, a meme sensation or a new digital movement. The year 2011 forg…...
11:36 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable 19 Biggest Social Media Moments of 2011
These days, it seems we can’t go a week without encountering a viral video, a meme sensation or a new digital movement. The year 2011 forg…...
11:18 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable How the World Googled in 2011
Following the release of Yahoo’s most-searched list, Google has released its annual Zeitgeist report, revealing the most popular search terms…...
11:08 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Undercover Investigation Reveals How Easy It Is to Buy Guns on Craigslist [VIDEO]
A study conducted by the City of New York found that — despite Craigslist‘s ban on gun listings — it’s quite easy…...
11:03 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable What It Takes to Be a Successful Social Good Entrepreneur
The Commerce With a Conscience Series is supported by Fedex. FedEx does more than shipping. They offer solutions like transporting heart valves …...
10:36 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable British Facebook Users Are Intoxicated in 76% of Their Photos [STUDY]
The average British person is under the influence of alcohol in three-quarters of of his or her tagged Facebook photos, according to a new study…...
10:25 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Google Shows Soft Side in Ad for Ice Cream Sandwich [VIDEO]
Samsung has already had a crack at promoting the Galaxy Nexus. Now, it’s Google’s turn.Google, eager to publicize its first phon…...
10:00 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Grand Theft Auto III Is Worth Your Mobile Dollar [REVIEW]
How in the world did Rockstar manage to fit an entire PlayStation 2 video game onto a mobile phone? That’s the question we kept asking ourselves…...
09:55 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Ron Howard Film to Make World Premiere on YouTube
It only makes sense that the new short film by two-time Academy Award winner Ron Howard and his daughter Bryce Dallas Howard would make its world pre…...
09:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Threadless Co-Founder Jake Nickell Answers Your Questions [LIVE CHAT]
Jake Nickell is Threadless’s young and fearless entrepreneurial leader. Jake has a passion for learning new things, from how to get t-shirts…...
09:45 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable SocialFolders Is Like Dropbox for Social Media
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
09:39 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Does Breakout Boost Capture Nostalgic Fun? [REVIEW]
Breakout: Everybody’s played it, everyone loves it, everyone has pulled their hair out trying to break every last brick. The classic game from…...
09:28 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Free Shipping Day: Top 10 Tech Retailers Delivering in Time for Christmas
If you were unable to knock out some holiday shopping in Black Friday or Cyber Monday, here’s your reward for being patient. (Or a procras…...
09:18 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable How One Occupy Broadcaster Is Changing News Coverage With Tech
Occupy Wall Street broadcaster Tim Pool’s protest coverage, shot entirely on smartphones, has received more attention than most main…...
09:06 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Chrome 15 Beats Internet Explorer 8 as Worlds Most Popular Browser
Another score for Google Chrome. The latest version of the search giant’s web browser just passed Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) to become the…...
09:00 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Want to Market to Kids Via Social Networks? Good Luck With That
The Behind the Social Media Campaign Series is supported by Oneupweb, a relentless digital marketing agency focused on search, social, and desig…...
08:55 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Googles Mountain View Headquarters Hit With Snowstorm [VIDEO]
It looks like Santa’s headquarters outside Google HQ in Mountain View, Calif., only the elves and reindeer have been replaced with i…...
08:41 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Internet Explorer Takes Cue From Chrome With Auto Updates
In the near future, Windows users’ Internet Explorer will automatically upgrade to the latest version whenever one is available, Microsoft…...
08:24 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable No Timeline Pages for Brands Yet, Facebook Says
Marketers eager to take advantage of Facebook’s Timeline update will have to wait on Facebook’s own internal timeline.The social ne…...
08:16 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Film Buff Alert: Writer-Director Edward Burns Answers Your Questions
Mutli-hyphenate writer, actor and director Edward Burns just added another hyphen to his list: social media maven. The digital domain played a c…...
07:51 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Mountain Dew Offers Free Art for Facebook Timeline Profiles
As Facebook rolls out Timeline worldwide Thursday, at least one marketer, Mountain Dew, is attempting to get in on the action.The brand this we…...
07:34 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable The HP Rebranding That May Never Be [VIDEO]
Hewlett Packard‘s logo — the lowercase, slanted “HP” in a circle — is certainly recognizable, but is it as i…...
07:08 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable How Do You Feel About Facebook Timeline? [POLL]
Facebook officially took the beta label off of Timeline, the updated version of a user’s profile page, on Dec. 6, but as of today, t…...
07:00 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Nest: The Story Behind the Worlds Most Beautiful Thermostat
The Designer Tech Series is supported by the exquisitely crafted, new 2013 Lincoln MKS with Lincoln Drive Control. Now it gets interesting....
06:20 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Facebook Timeline Now Available to Everyone
After months of slow, gradual rollout, Facebook Timeline is now available to all users. The Timeline is a radical redesign of Facebook‘…...
05:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Upcoming LG 3D Smart TVs to Support Intel WiDi Wireless Streaming
LG and Intel have signed a strategic alliance to promote Intel’s Wireless Display (WiDi) technology, the companies have announced. In prac…...
02:22 pm GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Grand Theft Auto 3 Now Available for iPhone and Android
As announced, a special Anniversary Edition of the massively popular Grand Theft Auto III game is now available on iOS and Android devices.The…...
11:21 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Cheezburger Launches Meme Animals Website
Like cartoon rabbits rapidly multiplying, the number of Cheezburger Network websites continues to grow with the addition of new humor blog Meme …...
10:16 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Little Inflatable Bag Brings Affordable Light to Disaster Relief
After the 2010 Haiti earthquake, Columbia University architecture students Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta got an assignment to create somet…...
10:02 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Nokia and T-Mobile Are Bringing the Lumia 710 to the U.S.
Nokia is partnering with T-Mobile to bring its entry-level Lumia 710 Windows Phone to the United States this January.The Lumia 710, which shoul…...
09:51 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable LinkedIn Rolls Out Polling for Groups
Aiming to spur more conversation among its one million Groups, LinkedIn on Wednesday announced Polls, a new feature that’s designed to get…...
09:33 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Is Google+ Really a Social Media Game Changer?
Google+ may be less than a year old, but New York Times bestselling author Chris Brogan is ready to crown it a game changer. His latest book, wh…...
09:17 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Barbara Walters Names Steve Jobs Most Fascinating Person of 2011
“It’s hard to imagine there ever being anyone quite like him again,” said Barbara Walters as she named Steve Jobs the most fas…...
08:59 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Twitter Is 2011s Most-Buzzed About Social Network
Twitter topped an annual list of most-buzzed about social networks, edging ahead of LinkedIn and 2010′s most-buzzed network YouTube. The…...
08:38 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Samsung Galaxy Nexus Available Thursday on Verizon for $299.99 [CONFIRMED]
Ever since we reviewed the excellent Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone here at Mashable, everyone’s been wondering, when will it appear on…...
07:45 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Earth 2.0 Is Out There. What Tech Will We Take?
Outer space seems a lot closer this month. Have you noticed?December has seen a sudden flurry of starbound studies and new technology —…...
07:15 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Pet Lizard Plays Game on Smartphone [VIDEO]
A pet owner recently discovered a way to let his lizard interact with a smartphone. Using an HTC Android device, his bearded dragon amusingly…...
06:39 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Kindle Fire Owners Love Their Tablet, Flaws and All
Amazons Kindle Fire tablet is no Apple iPad — and it seems that most Fire owners are quite okay with that. In a recent open thread on…...
05:55 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Michael Bubl Comes to CityVille
Michael Bubl is coming to CityVille. The Grammy-winning artist — whose album Christmas is currently number one on the Billboard 200 R…...
05:25 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Gary Vaynerchuk: Why ROI Matters for Social Media [VIDEO]
Entrepreneur and author Gary Vaynerchuk thinks so-called social media experts are “clowns” — what really matters is driv…...
05:13 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable 5 Major Trends That Changed Digital Entertainment in 2011
As 2011 comes to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect on some of the major events, changes and trends across various industries. Social a…...
04:39 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Top Tech Companies To Work For in 2012: Facebook Beats Google, Apple
Facebook is Glassdoor’s top technology company to work for in 2012, finishing third on the employment information site’s Employees’…...
03:47 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Hipstamatic Introduces Worlds First Social Camera
iPhone photo app maker Synthetic thinks it has found a way to combine the suspense of analog film with digital convenience through the new Hipst…...
03:05 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Only 3 Days Left to Vote in the Mashable Awards
 The voting period for the 2011 Mashable Awards, a celebration of the most outstanding digital presences and projects, is quickly drawing…...
02:45 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Prioritizing Discussion: Why Community Is as Critical as Content
Fred Wilson wrote earlier this year, Modern community building isn’t easy, but if there is one thing the Internet has taught me over th…...
02:30 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable How Social Media Prompts Holiday Purchases [INFOGRAPHIC]
Have you ever gone on Facebook to bounce a few gift ideas off your friends before browsing to Amazon or another site to actually make those purchases?…...
02:06 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Flipboard Has 5 Million Users, iPhone App Gets Million Downloads in First Week
Flipboard’s social reader app for iPhone and iPod Touch devices has been downloaded more than one million times in its first week, bringin…...
01:46 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable 7 Tips for Traveling Bloggers
Working remotely, on your own schedule, from wherever you want, can be a pretty sweet gig. But once youve nailed down an income that allows…...
01:30 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Gmail for iPhone, iPad Adds Option to Doodle
Gmail updated its iOS app on Wednesday, adding standard features such as custom signature support and nested tabs along with one feature —…...
01:23 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable NBC Maps the 2012 Election Campaign Trail With Foursquare
NBC and Foursquare are joining forces to map the 2012 U.S. presidential election. The “Campaigns Check-In” feature will be part of N…...
01:17 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable NASA Plans to Wrangle Comets With New Harpoon [VIDEO]
NASA is testing a new harpoon to collect surface samples off asteroids and comets that were once unreachable. “The best way to grab…...
12:53 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Netflix for iPad Gets a New Look, Latin America Support
Netflix has updated its iOS app with a newly designed user interface.The interface will look familiar to owners of Android tablets, including t…...
12:51 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable SkyDrive for iPhone: A Poor Mans Dropbox? [HANDS ON]
At the end of a huge year for cloud computing, Microsoft just launched a SkyDrive app for iPhone and Windows Phone. SkyDrive, which has been ac…...
12:41 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Louis CK Makes $200,000 Profit in Four Days With Online Video
Comedian Louis Szekely, better known as Louis C.K., is profiting handsomely from a $5 video of his latest standup routine, which he produced and…...
12:30 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Google Has Voice-Recognition Virtual Assistant to Compete With Siri [REPORT]
Google may be working on a voice-recognition assistant for Android under the codename of Majel, according to an unconfirmed report.AndroidandM…...
12:12 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Google+ Adds Hangout Option for Status Updates
Google on Wednesday introduced a new Google+ feature that lets you start a Hangout video chat from a status update and expanded the use of Hango…...
12:01 am GMT - Thu, December 15, 2011
Mashable Google Giving Targets Education, Tech and Anti-Slavery
Google‘s charitable branch, Google.org, released a list Wednesday of its 2011 non-profit grant recipients, who received a combined $40 million.…...
11:21 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Demi Moore: Changing @MrsKutcher Twitter Name Isnt Top Priority
Almost a month after publicly announcing she’s divorcing Ashton Kutcher, actress Demi Moore has acknowledged the split for the first tim…...
11:14 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Map Your World: Google Updates Its Map Maker [VIDEO]
Google is updating the user interface and features of its Map Maker service. The company wants you to map neighborhoods, parks, cities, a…...
11:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Apple Products History in Film [INFOGRAPHIC]
As a company, Apple has always had a strong relationship with Hollywood. From Star Trek IV to Mission: Impossible to Legally Blonde to The Kids Are Al…...
10:49 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Heres What People Look at on Facebook Brand Pages
In an effort to catch your eye on their Facebook pages, brands have experimented with apps and splashy profile photos. But in almost all cases,…...
10:28 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable How a 140-Character Twitter Resume Could Land Your Next Job
Brangelina, TomKat. Twesume?Just like it sounds, “Twesume” unifies Twitter (your favorite micro-blogging platform) and your…...
10:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable UK Judge Sanctions Live-Tweeting for Reporters
A high-ranking UK judge has issued official guidelines that allow journalists to live-tweet public court proceedings in England and Wales withou…...
10:06 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Google Maps Shows Street Views of Post-Tsunami Japan [VIDEO]
Google has unveiled an online archive of before and after photos from its Street View cameras, revealing the devastation in Japan after th…...
09:56 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Ashton Kutcher Wins First Foot in Mouth Award for Joe Paterno Tweet
Ashton Kutcher has been awarded the first-ever “Foot in Mouth Award” by CelebTweets.com for his recent tweet regarding Joe Paterno…...
09:47 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Ungrateful Kids React to Bad Christmas Presents [VIDEO]
Jimmy Kimmel’s at it again, with his parents-of-America-prank-your-kids antics. His first target was children’s precious Halloween loot.…...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable 6 Tech Trends That Wont Happen in 2012
Its that time of year again when media outlets pour out predictions of which cutting-edge technologies are expected to heat up in 2012. But accordi…...
09:28 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable How to Build a Content Framework for New Media Success
Today’s news is a multimedia spectacle. Advertising, marketing, public relations and interactive disciplines collide and overlap daily &#…...
09:15 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable KLM Airlines Passengers Can Pick Their Seatmate Using Facebook [VIDEO]
KLM Airlines is giving passengers the power to pick who they sit next to via social media. The opt-in system will display the Facebook an…...
09:05 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable TED Live Membership Offers You Virtual Seats at Conferences
Technology Entertainment and Design (TED) launched TED Live Wednesday, offering a year-long membership package and “virtual seats” t…...
08:54 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable PayPal to Challenge Groupon in Daily Deals
EBay’s PayPal unit plans to take on Groupon in early 2012 with a new service that will offer coupons based on users’ buying habits a…...
08:42 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Announcing a Live Chat With Threadless Co-Founder Jake Nickell
At 12 p.m. ET tomorrow, Dec. 15, streaming live exclusively on Mashable, Threadless founder Jake Nickell will be answering questions from reader…...
08:31 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable YouTube Sensations Slingshots Fire Cannonballs, Machetes [VIDEO]
Joerg Sprave knows slingshots — and not your run-of-the-mill twigs-and-rubber-bands setups, either. The 46-year-old German has racke…...
08:16 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Video With 1 Trillion Frames Per Second Makes Light Look Slow
In photography, a shutter speed of one eight-thousandth of a second — the quickest setting on Canon’s new EOS 1D-X pro digital SLR camera…...
08:05 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Facebook on Ceglias Suit: The Contract Is Fake
Facebook will ask a federal court to dismiss Paul Ceglia’s Facebook ownership suit. Ceglia claims he has signed a contract with Mark Zucke…...
07:40 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Todays Top Stories in Tech, Startups & Social Media
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07:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Please, NTSB, Dont Ban Cellphone Calls From Cars
I have conducted, I think, two or three hands-free, in-car phone calls in my time. Im not sure why this is. Do I intuitively agree with the…...
07:08 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Meet the Man Behind Techs Most Recognizable Fonts
The Leaders in Design Series is supported by Volvo.Font designer Steve Matteson, 46, is behind some of the most recognizing typefaces on consum…...
03:47 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Google Extends Free Gmail Calls in the US and Canada to 2012
Google has extended free voice calls in Gmail in the US and Canada to one more year, the company has announced. Voice calls were originally add…...
02:09 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Apple Founding Documents Sold for $1.6 Million at Auction
Apple‘s original founding documents from 1976 have been sold for $1.59 million at an auction on Tuesday. Originally estimated at $100,000…...
12:20 pm GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Founders Rocket Plane Hybrid: One Giant Leap For Mankind
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07:33 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Turn Your Great Ideas Into Extraordinary Projects With Rock the Post
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06:59 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Google Buys a Virtual Assistant, But Its a Far Cry From Siri
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06:39 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Ford Teases 2013 Fusion With Logo Recognition App [VIDEO]
Looking to top its own introduction of the 2011 Explorer on Facebook, Ford is teasing its 2013 Fusion via mobile apps.Starting Wednesday, fans can…...
06:11 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Star Friends: George Takei Brings Peace to Sci-Fi Geek Feud [VIDEO]
George Takei just wants some peace. The actor, famous for his role as Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek, wants to put an end to the YouTube wars betwe…...
05:44 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable 8 Big Trends That Shaped the Mobile Phone Industry in 2011
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05:26 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable FCC Mutes Loud TV Ads [VIDEO]
Those insanely loud TV commercials that disrupt viewing will soon be a thing of the past. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has…...
05:26 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable FCC Mutes Loud TV Ads
Those insanely loud TV commercials that disrupt viewing will soon be a thing of the past. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopte…...
04:47 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Hands-on with Sonys PlayStation Vita: Can It Win the Portable Gaming Crown?
Curious about the PlayStation Vita handheld console? You can now try one out for yourself.Mashable stopped by Sony’s Vita Hill Social Club &#…...
04:25 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Badoo Unveils Features to Help Shy Users Flirt
In a bid to lure in more users in the United States, multilingual social network Badoo has rolled out two “U.S.-friendly” features t…...
03:57 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable No Calls in Cars, Even Hands-Free: NTSB Wants U.S.-Wide Cellphone Ban
If the National Transportation Safety Board has its way, cellphone use of all kinds behind the wheel — from texting down to talking hands…...
03:18 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Are Young People Fed Up With the iPhone? [POLL]
With the release of the iPhone 4S, Apple is selling iPhones hand over fist, but are many of those buyers merely settling for something because t…...
02:58 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Racist Comments Pile Up on Lowes Facebook Page
Over the weekend, Lowe’s posted a note to its Facebook Page explaining why the company complied with the Florida Family Association’…...
02:44 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Facebook Could Launch Mobile Ads in March [REPORT]
Facebook may begin experimenting with mobile advertising in March, with a launch right before the company’s planned IPO, according to a re…...
02:27 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable How to Pick an Ereader This Holiday Season
If you plan to give someone you love a great tech gift this holiday season, you can’t go wrong with an ereader. Yes, they have been aroun…...
02:11 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable How Disneys Club Penguin Became the Biggest Social Network for Kids
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02:01 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Mobile Gadgets Top the List of 2012 Corporate Security Threats [VIDEO]
A recent study suggests mobile devices pose the biggest risk to media companies, especially those companies that allow employees to “…...
01:52 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Kindle Fire Owners: Tell Us Your Story [OPEN THREAD]
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01:33 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Why the Higgs Boson Announcement Matters
Some of the brightest scientists in the world announced Tuesday that they’d come close to actually discovering a new particle: the Higgs b…...
01:22 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Apple at Auction: 5 Collectibles Sold for Big Bucks
As an iconic consumer technology company with a global fan-base, it’s easy to understand how vintage Apple items are of interest to collectors.…...
12:56 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable With 5% Discount, Amazon Triples Use of Controversial App
Amazon has been offering shoppers a 5% discount (up to $15 for three items) for looking up an item using its Price Check App and making a…...
12:49 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Retro Speakers Find Style and Big Sound in Simplicity
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12:44 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Fear Factor Dominates Social TV Conversation [STATS]
Fear Factor is back! Five years after being booted off the air, NBC’s gross-out stunt show returned to TV Monday night and dominated the s…...
12:34 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable 13 Tech Companies and Products That Went Under in 2011
Some we mourned, others we shrugged off. Whatever the customer reaction, every year we wave goodbye to companies and gadgets gone south. This year wa…...
12:18 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable The 2012 Vimeo Festival Plus Awards: Now Open for Submissions
Video sharing site Vimeo has opened up submissions for its second Vimeo Festival + Awards — and it’s adding new categories, new judges a…...
12:05 am GMT - Wed, December 14, 2011
Mashable Protesters Gear Up as SOPA Nears House Debate
Major companies, websites and everyday protesters are continuing to fight the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) as the bill nears its day for debate…...
11:55 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable WordPress 3.3 Update Refines Features, Interface
Self-hosted WordPress users, get your update engines running: WordPress 3.3 is now available.The culmination of five months of hard work, WordPress…...
11:51 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Dance to the Hottest Mashups at MashBash 2012 in Las Vegas
We’re pleased to announce that San Francisco-based DJ duo A Plus D — a.k.a. Adrian and Mysterious D — will be spinning their world f…...
11:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable 6 Mobile Apps to Simplify Your Holiday Shopping
Mobile devices accounted for 14.3% of all online Black Friday traffic in 2011. It’s clear that smartphone and tablet holiday shopping is making…...
11:16 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable The 10 Most Overused LinkedIn Profile Buzzwords of 2011
Do you describe yourself as professionally creative and motivated? Then a new list from LinkedIn suggests another descriptor for you too: Unimag…...
11:02 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable 10 Parodies of Rick Perrys Strong Ad
In just a week after Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry unleashed his controversial “Strong” ad, YouTube is swimming in parodies…...
10:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable U.S. Shoppers Have Spent Nearly $25 Billion Online This Holiday Season [VIDEO]
U.S. shoppers have already spent close to $25 billion online this holiday season, marking a 15% increase in ecommerce since last year, co…...
10:38 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Nearly Half of Teen Internet Users Have Lied About Their Age [INFOGRAPHIC]
Social networking is more popular than ever — that’s why many teens want to get in on the action and will even lie about their age to do s…...
10:29 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Turning Social Data Into Real-Life Connections [VIDEO]
Social media has made the world smaller — thanks to sites like Facebook, we’re all a couple degrees closer to each other. But…...
09:49 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Amazon Extends Christmas Shipping Deadlines
Amazon on Tuesday announced a Christmas gift for procrastinators: An extension of free Super Saver Shipping through Dec. 19, two days later than…...
09:07 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable A Brick-and-Mortar App Store Opens in Colorado [VIDEO]
Is the Apple App Store just too impossible to navigate and impersonal for you? A new brick-and-mortar shop in Colorado wants to change up…...
08:48 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable How an Integrated Marketing Campaign Boosted IKEAs Sales Over 7%
The Modern Media Agency Series is supported by IDG. Where should mobile fit in a promotional campaign? Watch this response to that question from…...
08:42 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Facebook Program Aims to Prevent Suicides Via Chat
A new Facebook program aims to prevent suicides by connecting distressed users with counselors via chat. The program, which launched Tuesday, l…...
08:33 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable CERN Finds Higgs Boson Evidence, But Not Enough to Be Conclusive
Higgs Boson, the particle that could explain the creation and existence of all mass (or, as we like to call it “stuff”), what some c…...
08:14 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable How to Win Approval on Your Design Presentation
One of the most common misconceptions about director/architect-level designers is they do less work (produce fewer wireframes, specifications, e…...
08:12 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Understanding Carrier IQ: The Most Detailed Explanation So Far
The controversy over Carrier IQ, a diagnostic program installed on millions of mobile phones all over the world, continues to heat up, especiall…...
07:36 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week [CHART]
Since we’ve published this social TV series, it seems that GOP debates consistently generate serious social media chatter. This past Saturday…...
07:18 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable LeBron James to Judge Facebook Ad Contest for Sheets [VIDEO]
Sheets Energy Strips is looking for a fan to make its next TV commercial and is using Facebook to make it happen. The brand — known for its e…...
07:00 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Twitvid Revamps to Become an Open YouTube
Since its launch in 2009, Twitvid has been to video what Twitpic is to photos: a tool for easily adding your own content into the social stream.…...
06:52 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Holiday Spending Up, WordPress 3.3 Out: Todays Top Stories
Welcome to this morning’s edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital w…...
06:37 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Finally, a Robot That Can Make You a Sandwich [VIDEO]
Scientists from the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) showed off the capabilities of two robots cal…...
06:10 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Augmented X-Ray App Boosts Retailers Sales by 37%
Outerwear retailer Moosejaw released an augmented reality app last month that lets users “see through” the clothing in its winter catalo…...
02:43 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Sharing Blogger Posts on Google+ Has Never Been Easier
Google has added a new feature for Blogger users who have connected their blog with their Google+ account, making it easier to share a post with…...
01:53 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Bottlenose Is a Game Changer for Social Media Consumption
Is reading your social feeds starting to feel like a full-time job without benefits? Bottlenose is launching a new service on Tuesday that aims…...
01:53 pm GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Bottlenose Is a Game Changer for Social Media Consumption [INVITES]
Is reading your social feeds starting to feel like a full-time job without benefits? Bottlenose is launching a new service on Tuesday that aims…...
07:29 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable ToutApp Brings Sanity To Repetitive Outgoing Emails
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
06:56 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable NBA Fans Twitter Stunt Lands Him Job With Team
On Friday, Mashable brought you the story of two NBA fans who took it upon themselves to help out their favorite team on Twitter, only to receiv…...
06:34 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable The 10 Best Mac Apps of 2011
The Mac App Store launched at the beginning of 2011 and has already surpassed 100 million downloads. The Mac App Store isn’t the only pla…...
06:19 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Groupon to Offer Two Tickets Around the World in $10,000 Deal
Groupon is offering an unforgettable deal Tuesday — that is, if you can really call something with a $20,000 price tag a deal.You can pur…...
06:05 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable How to Watch the Higgs Boson Announcement Live
Tomorrow the European Organization for Nuclear Research, more commonly known as CERN, will reveal something about the Higgs boson. Back-to-back…...
05:13 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable How the #Occupy Movement Is Spurring Tech Innovation
The movement that began on Sept. 17 in New York City was initiated in Canada by a magazine editor who refused to join Facebook. Ironically, th…...
04:12 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable How to Make a Monkey: Meet the CGI Wizard Who Brought Apes to Life
It’s easy to lose yourself in the digital jungles of Avatar, the widescreen landscapes of The Adventures of Tintin or the uncannily human…...
03:41 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Brings iPad Support to OneNote
Microsoft just updated its OneNote iOS app to support the iPad. The new version, OneNote 1.3, works on any device running iOS 4.3 or later, incl…...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Google Makes Young Girl Cry by Shutting Down Her Account
Rich Warren, a software engineer from Houston, Texas, never imagined his daughter would be brought to tears by Google. Sadly, that’s exact…...
03:20 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Google Makes Young Girl Cry by Shutting Down Her Account [Updated]
Rich Warren, a software engineer from Houston, Texas, never imagined his daughter would be brought to tears by Google. Sadly, that’s exact…...
02:42 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Smarter, Better, Faster: Alderbaran Releases NAO Next Gen Humanoid Robot [VIDEO]
This real-life Wall-E, formally the Nao Next Gen from the French Alderbaran Robotics, is expected to be able to help children with autism…...
02:38 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable How to Craft a Smart Startup Exit Strategy
Entrepreneurs often speak of their startups as if they were beloved children. The infant business must be protected, nurtured and loved. Its ow…...
02:03 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Google Street View Becomes Google Shoot View in Unsettling Mashup [VIDEO]
Here’s a rather uncomfortable use of the Google Maps API. Advertising agency Pool Worldwide blended Google Street View and a fake as…...
01:52 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Track Your Gift, Without Ruining the Surprise
Exchanging package tracking information is the gift equivalent of a buzz kill. But Slice, an online purchase manager startup, launched a new fea…...
01:41 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Charlie Sheen Accidentally Tweets Phone Number to 5 Million Followers
Charlie Sheen accidentally tweeted his phone number to his more than 5 million Twitter followers while attempting to send a direct message to J…...
01:30 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable OneUp Turns Live Football Into a Game of Play-Making Bingo
For many, watching a sporting event in person or on TV is an all-consuming experience — coaching decisions spark heated debate, scores for…...
01:17 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Need an App Pulled From Apples Store? Theres a Senator for That [VIDEO]
Apple just pulled an iPhone app that’s been in the App Store for more than two years — and did so at the prompting of a U.S. s…...
12:59 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Mars Has More Room for Life Than Earth [STUDY]
Fans of epic Mars-based sci-fi novels, from Edgar Rice Burroughs to Kim Stanley Robinson, got some more Red Planet-based reading material to fi…...
12:49 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable 7 Top Tools for Reading the News Online
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12:40 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Bings Online Advent Calendar Offers Contests, Celebrities, Free Stuff
Bing is getting into the holiday spirit with a digital Advent calendar that reveals free prizes, contests and videos such as celebrity intervi…...
12:34 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Instantly Place Santa in Any Photo
Instant Santa (Free) by Fueled, Inc. is a very funny holiday app for iDevices. The app allows users to create a modified image that shows Santa…...
12:04 am GMT - Tue, December 13, 2011
Mashable Kremlin Reaches Out to Protesters on Facebook
The Kremlin is using Facebook in a bid to quell anti-government sentiment, following the country’s largest protests since the fall of the…...
11:18 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Comic Sans Project Seeks to Save the Webs Most Hated Font
Some fonts get no respect. This is true of Comic Sans, the ’90s-era Microsoft typeface that sought to emulate comic book text and failed miserab…...
11:01 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Barnes & Nobles Nook Color Welcomes Netflix, Comics, More Apps
Amazons Kindle Fire isnt the only device gearing up for a major software update. Barnes & Noble announced plans on Monday to roll ou…...
10:55 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Which Apps Are the Most Popular by Age on Android? [VIDEO]
A Nielsen survey released Monday reveals that the six most popular Android apps are the same across all age groups, although their exact r…...
10:55 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Facebook Is More Popular Than Google Apps on Android [VIDEO]
A Nielsen survey released Monday reveals that the six most popular Android apps are the same across all age groups, although their exact r…...
10:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable The Cutest, Deadliest Fight in All of History [VIDEO]
If a viral video hits the Internet and millions of people have not yet watched it, is it still a viral video? How can these cute karate-kicki…...
10:22 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable How Are You Decking the Halls With Tech This Year?
One of the best parts of the holiday season is decorating our homes andoffices with festive trimmings. Whether it’s a simple wreath on t…...
10:06 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable 4 Ways to Convert Facebook Fans Into Super Fans
For most of us, football season means its time to grab our jerseys and clear our Sunday afternoons. Were the weekend warriors. But super…...
09:54 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable 80+ New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
Last week was a busy one for social media. In fact, Christmas might have come early for you with the reveal of Twitter’s new design and th…...
09:38 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Amazon Promises Kindle Fire Software Updates in Two Weeks
Amid criticism that the performance of Amazons new Kindle Fire tablet is less than stellar, the company is gearing up for a major update.Ama…...
09:22 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Biting at Nokias Heels, Samsungs Device Sales in 2011 Pass 300 Million
Samsung may be still be trying to crack the tablet market, but in mobile devices it is continuing to pick up steam: It sold 300 million devices…...
09:04 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable YouTube for Schools Is Education Hub for the Digital Age
YouTube is launching a brand new tool to help teachers and students get their learn on. “YouTube for Schools” is a portal that helps cur…...
09:01 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable 4 Ways Farmers Markets Are Going Digital
The Digital Marketing Series is supported by HubSpot, an inbound marketing software company based in Cambridge, Mass., that makes a full platfor…...
08:55 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Twine: The Revolutionary Box That Can Make Your Appliances Tweet
The day when your washer emails to say your clothes are clean and your basement tweets when its flooding is closer than we thought, and it do…...
08:36 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Mitsubishi: Futuristic Dashboard Ready Within a Decade [VIDEO]
Mitsubishi showed off its futuristic concept car called Emirai at the 2011 Tokyo Car Show. The car has a curved, rear-projection display…...
08:26 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Men in Black 3 Trailer Reveals Time Travel Plot
The galaxy defenders are back for Men in Black 3, and as the new trailer discloses, time travel will play a major role. Will Smith’s character…...
08:13 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Steve Jobs Bio Tops Amazons 2011 Bestsellers List
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, has released its 2011 combined bestseller rankings for print and ebook sales.As already repo…...
08:09 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable New Online Business Network Allows People to Trade Favo.rs
San Francisco-based startup Favo.rs launched last week, offering an online marketplace where people can connect with and build relationships wit…...
07:23 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Apples Mac App Store Surpasses 100 Million Downloads
Users have downloaded 100 million applications from Apple’s Mac App Store less than one year from its inception, the company announced. L…...
07:21 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable AT&TT-Mobile Merger, Kindle Fire Update, Mac App Store by the Numbers: Todays Top Stories
Welcome to this morning’s edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital w…...
07:17 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
Mashable Google Logo Turns Into a Microchip in Honor of Robert Noyce
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07:02 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
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05:38 pm GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
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08:12 am GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
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02:35 am GMT - Mon, December 12, 2011
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04:24 am GMT - Sun, December 11, 2011
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06:45 am GMT - Sat, December 10, 2011
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02:47 am GMT - Sat, December 10, 2011
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01:47 am GMT - Sat, December 10, 2011
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01:11 am GMT - Sat, December 10, 2011
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12:42 am GMT - Sat, December 10, 2011
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12:33 am GMT - Sat, December 10, 2011
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11:35 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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11:17 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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10:47 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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10:04 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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09:25 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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09:07 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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08:40 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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08:19 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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07:57 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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07:42 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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07:15 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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06:19 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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04:18 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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02:11 pm GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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09:58 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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07:51 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
Mashable App Store Rewind: Apples Top Apps of 2011
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06:40 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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04:25 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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04:17 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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03:54 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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03:48 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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Mashable Bug in Adobe Reader Could Endanger Your PC
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03:28 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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03:22 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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03:01 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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02:51 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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02:29 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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02:15 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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01:31 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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12:46 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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Mashable Follow Mashable Staff on Facebook With the Subscribe Button
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12:25 am GMT - Fri, December 9, 2011
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11:40 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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Mashable New York Times Hits the Campaign Trail With Election 2012 App
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11:20 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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11:00 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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09:22 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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08:55 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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08:41 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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08:20 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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08:06 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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07:53 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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07:33 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Order Food From an Interactive Tabletop
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07:12 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Yahoo Wins $610 Million in Lottery Scam Case
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06:46 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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04:49 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
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04:27 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Ten Athlete Gaffes Aided by Social Media
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04:27 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable 10 Athlete Gaffes Aided by Social Media
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04:27 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable 10 Athlete Gaffes Aided by Social Media [VIDEO]
News that the Orlando Magic’s CEO reportedly drunk-dialed NBA star Dwight Howard at 1 a.m begging him not to leave the team broke t…...
02:02 pm GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable SETI Resumes Search for Alien Life
After hibernating its Allen Telescope Array back in April 2011 due to lack of funding, the SETI institute has announced it has now secured the f…...
09:12 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Alec Baldwins Words With Friends Response: I Was Singled Out
Actor and Words With Friends player Alec Baldwin has, very publicly, shared his perspective on what happened aboard the American Airlines flight…...
08:50 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable The Alec Baldwin Factor: 7 Other Celebrities with Game Obsessions
Alec Baldwin’s apparent obsession with popular mobile app Words With Friends got him kicked off a plane on Tuesday at the Los Angeles Inte…...
07:56 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Instagram Is Coming to Android
Instagram, the hugely popular iPhone photography app that evokes 1970s style, has announced it’s finally developing an Android app. The c…...
07:28 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable How to Make and Share Spotify Playlists for the Holidays
All I want for Christmas is yooou…. Here at Mashable, all we want for Christmas is an end to all that cheesy holiday music! Don’t put up…...
07:25 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable The Alec Baldwin Factor: 7 Other Celebrities With Game Obsessions
Alec Baldwin’s apparent obsession with popular mobile app Words With Friends got him kicked off a plane on Tuesday at the Los Angeles Inte…...
06:32 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Design Focused Fab.com Raises $40 Million and Continues to Grow
Hot on the heels of rapidly growing membership base and a growing number of transactions, Fab.com has just closed a $40 million Series B funding…...
05:55 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Facebook Timeline: The Complete Guide
Facebook Timeline has been on the back burner for months now, after it was first announced at the company’s f8 conference in September. Despite…...
05:26 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable What Would You Call the iPad in China? [POLL]
Apple just lost a big trademark case in China over the iPad name. Another company, Taiwan-based Proview Technology, possesses the rights to the…...
04:54 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable NASAs Voyager 1 to Go Where No Spacecraft Has Gone Before
NASAs Voyager 1 is preparing to leave the solar system — literally going where no spacecraft has gone before. The edge of the so…...
04:35 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable The Three Stooges Encounter an iPhone, Snooki [VIDEO]
The iconic Larry, Curly and Moe come back to life in The Three Stooges movie trailer, released Wednesday. This 106-second clip showcases the…...
04:06 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable 7 Free Office Tools to Save Non-Profits Money
Giving programs and donations to non-profits are generally the first thing that companies scale back on when a struggling economy forces budget…...
03:48 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Hollywood Heroes Become Villains in Online Video Gallery
Ryan Gosling as a shadowy stranger, Gary Oldman as a ventrilloquist’s doll, Brad Pitt as a moth-obsessed freak — these are just a…...
03:34 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Judge Hits Blogger With $2.5 Million Charge for Not Being a Journalist
In a case that’s sending a frightening message to the blogger community, a U.S. District Court judge ruled that a blogger must pay $2.5 mi…...
03:07 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Apples iPad Aims to be a Hospital Helper [VIDEO]
Hospitals and doctors continue to use Apple’s iPad for a number of tasks around the hospital, but with its growing popularity Apple …...
02:54 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Alec Baldwin Leaves Twitter: 8 Other Celebrity Social Media Meltdowns
Within a day of getting booted from an American Airlines flight, Alec Baldwin has booted himself off of Twitter.The star shut down his Twitter…...
02:38 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Online Piracy Act: Would It Help Business or Kill Innovation? [INFOGRAPHIC]
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is stirring up a lot of controversy in the tech world. Companies that rely heavily on copyright protection call the…...
02:38 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Seth Godin Challenges You to Fail [VIDEO]
Seth Godin wants you to fail, but in a good way. In this interview with Behind the Brand, Godin explains why companies like Facebook and…...
02:24 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Words With Friends Addicts Unite, Support Alec Baldwin
Friends, word-wranglers, trash-talking letter-tray fiends, lend me your virtual ears. I come to praise a new and powerful spokesman for our tr…...
02:18 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable LivingSocial Raises $176 Million in $400 Million Private Offering [Confirmed]
LivingSocial has raised $176 million in a private offering.The funds were raised from a mix of new and existing investors, including Amazon (wh…...
02:06 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable What Should You Get Mom for the Holidays? [GIFT GUIDE]
If it wasn’t for your mom, you wouldn’t even exist. Think about it!Doesn’t she deserve the best from you this holiday season?But s…...
01:55 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Why the New Jobs Act Is Good for American Startups
Normally, I become very skeptical when any politician introduces a Jobs Act bill. To begin with, the term is incredibly loaded. Secondl…...
01:48 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Fingerprints Begone: Lab Finds Smudge-Free Coating for Touchscreens
Touchscreens have become the norm on mobile devices, but the technology brings with it an unfortunate side effect: fingerprints. Every touchscr…...
01:31 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Facebook Android App Gets Faster, Easier
Facebook unveiled an updated Android app Wednesday — one with a new menu, improved photo capabilities and re-positioned buttons.The tweak…...
01:13 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable AT&T 4G LTE Coming to New York City by Year End
AT&T’s LTE expansion will officially hit New York City later this month.John Stephens, the senior executive vice president and CFO fo…...
01:07 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Groupons New Scheduler Lets Customers Book Appointments Online
Groupon launched a pilot for a new service Wednesday that lets customers independently book appointments with small businesses online, regardles…...
12:48 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Klout Launches Sashes and Add a Topic Button
Klout just unwrapped sashes, a visual update to its Topics feature, which rolled out in September and lets you gain insights on top influencers…...
12:38 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Were Mapping the Rollout of Facebook Timeline (And We Need Your Help!)
At approximately 8 p.m. ET Tuesday, Facebook Timeline began rolling out to the public in New Zealand. Since then, we’ve received reports o…...
12:33 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Augmented Mirror of the Future Reflects You and Your World
The New York Times‘s R&D Lab has developed a digitally enhanced mirror that allows you to interact with personalized data durin…...
12:06 am GMT - Thu, December 8, 2011
Mashable Study Shows Lost and Found USB Drives Are Not Secure [VIDEO]
Security firm Sophos studied 50 USB keys from Sydney’s major transit authority’s lost-and-found auction. Among its discovers:…...
11:50 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable 9 Social Media Uprisings That Sought to Change the World in 2011
Social media has not only been at the core of major protest stories, but drove some of 2011′s biggest news, from Occupy Wall Street to the…...
11:23 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Sony Literally Fills Rooms With Films to Immerse the Viewer [VIDEO]
Sony has launched a series of videos promoting the range of movies now available on the PlayStation Video Store. These extraordinary short fil…...
11:02 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Behind the Design of Bit.lys Iconic Pufferfish
The Leaders in Design series is brought to you by Volvo.For link-shortening service Bit.ly, finding a way to jazz up its simple, cut-and-dry pr…...
10:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Shazam Gives Out Recipes By Recognizing Pillsbury Ads
Pillsbury has incorporated Shazam into its new TV campaign aimed at tech-savvy moms. The commercials can be identified by the popular smartphon…...
10:35 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Bill Gates Going Nuclear With China
Bill Gates is in discussions with China to jointly develop a new and more efficient type of nuclear reactor. “The idea is to be very low…...
10:16 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable 5 Free iPhone Apps for Counting Down to Christmas
How many days left until Christmas? If you can’t answer without accomplishing a little mental arithmetic, then consider an app that will count d…...
10:04 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Scientists May Be Closing in on the Higgs Boson Particle
Particle physics has played out over the last half-century or so like a seasoned crime drama: scientists would use accepted theories and their d…...
10:03 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Shazam Gives Out Recipes By Recognizing Pillsbury Ads
Pillsbury has incorporated Shazam into its new TV campaign aimed at tech-savvy moms. The commercials can be identified by the popular smartphon…...
09:53 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Only 10 Days Left to Vote in the Mashable Awards
On Nov. 21, our editors announced the Mashable Awards top finalists in all 28 categories. You can check out all the nominees in these four vert…...
09:45 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable T-Mobile Giving Away Galaxy S II to Second Customer at Each Store
As part of its “Find the Elf Twitter Contest,” T-Mobile USA is giving away a Samsung Galaxy S II to the second customer at each of i…...
09:38 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Amazon Bringing 450 Childrens Books to the Kindle Fire
In a strike against Apple and Barnes & Noble, Amazon’s publishing unit has acquired 450 children’s titles from Marshall Cavendi…...
09:28 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Consumer Reports: AT&T Ranks Last in Satisfaction, Again [VIDEO]
For the second year in a row, AT&T ranks the lowest in customer satisfaction among the top four cellular carriers, according to Cons…...
09:22 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Xbox Update Finally Goes Live, Was It Worth the Wait? [OPEN THREAD]
After months of leaks, teasers, previews and a 24-hour delay, Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 interface has finally launched to the public.The u…...
09:13 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Facebook to Launch Subscribe Button for Websites
In its latest move to colonize areas of the web currently outside its orbit, Facebook is planning to roll out a “Subscribe” button f…...
09:10 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Tweet a Multimedia Collage With Webdoc
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:50 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Nokia Maps 3D Update Brings Navigation and Sharing
Nokia‘s web based 3D map service, Nokia Maps 3D, has been updated with navigation, sharing, new search options and more, the company annou…...
08:13 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Hidden iOS 5 Feature Offers Tons of Beautiful Emoticons [PICS]
If you’re tired of embarrassing Auto Correct errors or composing emoticons based on punctuation marks that only make sense if you tilt you…...
08:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Facebook Timeline Is Here: Are You In?
This is it. This is what your invite to Facebook Timeline will look like. In New Zealand, and possibly other parts of the world, Facebook membe…...
07:42 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable 30 Cutting-Edge Tech Projects From Around the World
From bike-sharing in Toronto to geothermal technologies in Reykjavik to accessible laptops in India, civic projects and startups alike are using tech…...
07:21 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Damn You Auto Correct Founder Discusses the Cringe Behind the Texts
Jillian Madison, the founder of Damn You Auto Correct, once texted a guy friend to see if he wanted to come over for fellatio. Of course,…...
07:00 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Facebooks Secret to High Emotional Engagement? Faces [STUDY]
If you’re trying to understand why Facebook elicits such an emotional response, look no further than the name.A study commissioned by Fac…...
06:17 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Netflix CEO Compares Company to Bank of America and Oakland As
Ouch. Reed Hastings addressed a room of investors and media experts this week in a bid to reignite confidence in his company. After his curious…...
05:54 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable BlackBerry 10 Is Now the Official Name of RIMs Next Mobile OS
BlackBerry 10 – not BBX – will be the official name of the next generation of RIM’s mobile platform, the company announced in…...
05:46 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Sport Your Xbox Live Avatar on Custom Tees and More
A new project promises to bring your Xbox Live avatar to life. CafePress and Microsoft Xbox have teamed up to turn gamers’ avatars i…...
05:46 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Sport Your Xbox Live Avatar on Custom Tees and More [VIDEO]
A new project promises to bring your Xbox Live avatar to life. CafePress and Microsoft Xbox have teamed up to turn gamers’ avatars i…...
01:49 pm GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Alec Baldwins Words With Friends Addiction Gets Him Booted Off Plane
Alec Baldwin likes Words With Friends, the scrabble game available on multiple platforms including the iPhone, so much that he missed a flight…...
10:07 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Facebook Reveals 2011s Most-Popular Status Trends
Facebook status updates played a starring role in the evolution of the world’s largest social network in 2011. As several major changes…...
10:07 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Flipboard Re-engineers Itself for the iPhone
Flipboard, a popular social newsreading app for the iPad, is launching its long-awaited iPhone app Wednesday.The app, which displays feeds from…...
08:31 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Kaboodle Founders Launch Mobile Fashion Marketplace
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:11 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Pixar Exec Talks Steve Jobs and Brave [VIDEO]
John Lasseter, the chief creative officer at Pixar, was on Charlie Rose last week, talking about Steve Jobs, the evolution of animation an…...
08:04 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Reveals Windows Store in Bid to Crash Tablet Party
Developer-friendly revenue sharing, new app capabilities unique to Windows 8 and easy compatibility with touch or mouse-and-keyboard devices wer…...
07:53 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Future Tech: 8 Ways We Could Recycle Our Wasted Heat
Every electrical appliance — from a humble light bulb to a MacBook Pro — leaks precious heat. Electric companies love this fact. We…...
07:36 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Facebook Begins Official Timeline Rollout
Facebook officially took the “beta” label off its much-publicized Timeline this evening, but it’s rolling out the new feature…...
06:54 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Beyonces Baby Inspired More Tweets Per Second Than Steve Jobs Passing
The onstage confirmation of Beyonces pregnancy during MTV’s Video Music Awards shattered Twitter’s tweets-per-second record in A…...
06:23 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Live Tweeting the GOP Muppet Hearings
It sounds like the plot of a Muppet movie: A right-wing TV network accuses Jim Henson’s popular creations of being Communists, and a multi…...
05:28 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Angry Birds Dress Makes Big Fashion Statement
Angry Birds has made its way into fashion before with the introduction of t-shirts and accessories, but the wife of a Rovio executive is taking…...
04:12 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Procatinator Will Kill Your Productivity (While Being Awesome)
A brilliant new website has combined our love of wasting time and the Internet’s collective affection for cats. It’s called Procatin…...
03:45 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Facebook Bug Revealed Mark Zuckerbergs Private Photos
A bug in Facebook’s code briefly gave users access to other users’ Facebook photos — including those of Mark Zuckerberg ̵…...
03:22 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Adele Finds Her Voice on Twitter, Imitates Beyonce
Adele, who is sidelined by vocal cord hemorrhaging and subsequent microsurgery, sent her first two tweets this week.The global pop star’s…...
03:05 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Judge Accidentally Releases Details in Apple, Samsung Legal Battle [VIDEO]
The smartphone and tablet patent battle between Apple and Samsung continues, but recently included an interesting twist. A U.S. District j…...
02:57 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Mostly Mobile: How the Internet Is Consumed in India [INFOGRAPHIC]
As India becomes more connected, technology is disseminating in different patterns than it did in the West. Today, there are more mobile subscribers i…...
02:41 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable How Much Does a Twitter Follower Cost?
An email from Twitter sales to prospective advertisers today revealed what brands have been paying for followers on the platform. The memo inclu…...
02:16 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Coming Soon to Your Smartphone: Grand Theft Auto III for $5
Controversial carjacking game Grand Theft Auto III, a console classic, is finally coming to a mobile device near you, Rockstar Games announced Tuesday…...
02:09 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable XXX Domains Are Here: Now What?
For some, today’s official grand opening of the .xxx domain is the best thing to happen to Internet pornography since it was injected with…...
02:00 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Real or Fake? The Texts Behind Damn You Auto Correct
The popular blog Damn You Auto Correct went viral on the Internet again this week, after the site unveiled its funniest auto-corrected text mes…...
01:56 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Amazon Will Pay You Up to $15 to Shop With Its Price Check App
Consumers are increasingly turning to mobile devices to run price comparisons while shopping in stores, and many online retailers —…...
01:51 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Verizon to Challenge Netflix With Streaming Service [REPORT]
Verizon plans to roll out a video streaming service that will challenge Netflix next year, according to a report.The company is in talks with p…...
01:31 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Can Gaming Change the Climate Change Conversation?
From Foursquare to Angry Birds to Farmville, there’s no denying social gaming is exploding. Riding this trend, new ideas and inspiration s…...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Delays Major Xbox Update, Without Explanation
People awaiting Microsoft’s shiny new user interface for Xbox 360 will have to keep holding their breaths. The update, which adds the tile…...
12:32 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable T-Pain Talks Autotune, Apps and the Future of Music
Technology has permanently changed the way we listen to music. One of the artists credited (or blamed) for that shift is T-Pain, the perpetually…...
12:05 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable Startup Revenue: From Zero to $1 Million in a Year [VIDEO]
When Shane Snow co-founded Contently a year ago he had just 48 cents in his bank account. Fast forward to the end of 2011 and the startup…...
12:05 am GMT - Wed, December 7, 2011
Mashable How a Startup Went From Zero Revenue to $1 Million in a Year [VIDEO]
When Shane Snow co-founded Contently a year ago he had just 48 cents in his bank account. Fast forward to the end of 2011 and the startup…...
11:52 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable How Russians Are Tracking Elections on Social Media
A YouTube video of a poll worker casting a vote for an elderly lady went viral; arrested Russian bloggers uploaded a jubilant photo from the pol…...
11:34 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Charitable Giving Set to Plateau in 2012 [STUDY]
Nonprofits that want more donations in 2012 had better up their game. A new study from Fenton and GlobeScan suggests that donations to nonprofit…...
11:25 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Facebook Holds All-Night Hackathon for College Teams [VIDEO]
Like auditions for a part in a play or tryouts for a sports team, developers have their own rituals for landing hot gigs: hackathons. Fac…...
11:11 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Android Market Surpasses 10 Billion Downloads
Google’s celebrating a pretty big app market milestone: 10 billion apps served…er..downloaded. In a blog post, the search giant anno…...
11:01 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Greatest Hits of 2011 Get All Mashed Up [VIDEO]
One of our favorite things about the end of the year: the awesome music mashups that talented DJs and video editors put together. Every year…...
10:50 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable PayPal Feels Webs Wrath After Ruining Christmas
PayPal is taking an online beating after allegedly shutting down an account for a charitable gift buying program run by the popular “craft…...
10:50 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable PayPal Feels Webs Wrath After Ruining Christmas [UPDATED]
PayPal is taking an online beating after allegedly shutting down an account for a charitable gift buying program run by the popular “craft…...
10:33 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable What Are You Wearing? This App Wants You To Upload Your Outfit Every Day
First it was a social shopping app. Then it became a “fashion discovery engine.” Now Pose wants to be the place you upload your ou…...
10:21 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Verizon Blocks Google Wallet From the Galaxy Nexus
Amidst security concerns, Verizon Wireless is blocking Google Wallet from the Galaxy Nexus smartphone.According to Bloomberg, Verizon will allo…...
10:03 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Steve Jobs Bio Is Amazons Best-Selling Book of 2011
Walter Isaacson’s bio of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs topped Amazon’s list of the top-selling books of 2011, though the title is…...
09:53 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Brands Increase Recall with TVDigital Mix, Google Says
New research from Google and Ipsos claims that recall improves when TV spots appear again in YouTube pre-rolls, making a stronger case for its p…...
09:48 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Is It Old? Decides If Links You Share Are Dead, OK or Mad Fresh
Ever wonder whether that link you want to share with friends is still in its prime? Sure you have. And now a “mad fresh” website …...
09:35 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Futuristic Concept Car From Mercedes-Benz Wins L.A. Design Challenge [PICS]
The 2011 Los Angeles Design Challenge required participants to not only develop the Hollywood car of the future but also invent a story worthy o…...
09:25 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Study Slams Kindle Fire Usability
A panel of mobile phone users found that Amazons new Kindle Fire tablet has an error-prone browser, a touchscreen too small for fingers and…...
08:51 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable EU Investigates Publishers, Apple on Ebook Price Fixing
The European Commission has opened an investigation into whether a group of international publishers — possibly with the help of Apple …...
08:28 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable iRobots Roomba Revenge Attacks Virtual Dust Bunnies
Ever since iRobot launched Roomba, the disc-shaped robotic floor vacuum, it’s been hard to ignore the sometimes comic possibilities. SNL once fa…...
08:17 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Only 5% of Adults Use Location-Based Checkin Apps [REPORT]
Do you check in on Foursquare or another location-based app on a weekly basis? If so, you’re among just 2% of the adult population, accord…...
08:08 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable 4 Young Social Good Entrepreneurs to Watch
The Commerce With a Conscience Series is supported by FedEx. FedEx does more than shipping. They offer solutions like transporting heart valves …...
07:23 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Christmas Crafts: 8 Easy Tutorials From Snowflakes to Stockings [VIDEOS]
Whether you’re trying to be thrifty or just feeling creative, the holidays are the perfect time to create some handmade cards and DIY decoration…...
06:35 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Is This the Flexible Tablet of the Future? [VIDEO]
Yes, the tablets of today are cool, handy devices, but if Samsung makes good on the promises from its latest video, showing a conceptual tablet…...
06:02 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Alien Worlds Explained: From Rogue Planets to Super-Earths [INFOGRAPHIC]
NASA scientists announced Monday they’ve found the most Earth-like world ever discovered. Kepler 22-b, as it’s called, is located in…...
06:01 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Facebook for Android Update Coming With Dedicated Places App?
What you see in the image above is what the new Facebook application for Android might look like. The 1.8 version of the software bit is repor…...
05:34 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable TopBrewer Brews Coffee With the Touch of an iPhone or iPad
Brewing your morning coffee is about to get easier with the help of an iPhone or iPad.Scanomat’s TopBrewer is a cutting-edge coffee…...
05:06 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Twitter Trends of 2011
The People’s Republic of Twitterstan had quite a year indeed, what with record-breaking tweet surges, a growing active userbase and some serious…...
02:39 pm GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Apple iTV to Come in Three Sizes [RUMOR]
Apple’s upcoming TV product might come in three sizes, including a 32” and a 55” screen size, Smarthouse reports citing source…...
10:00 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable StumbleUpon Launches Major Redesign, Welcomes Brands
StumbleUpon completely revamped its website Monday — adding a new logo, design and a channel feature that gives brands a non-intrusive rol…...
09:50 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable StumbleUpon Launches Major Redesign, Welcomes Brands
StumbleUpon completely revamped its website Monday — adding a new logo, design and a channel feature that gives brands a non-intrusive rol…...
08:11 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Add Friends Facebook Photos To Your Ringtones With Facetones
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:03 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable 20 TV Shows With the Most Social Media Buzz This Week [CHART]
At what other time in history have undersea cartoon creatures been compared to leggy, toned underwear models? Before you think too hard, take a look a…...
07:56 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Microsoft to Give Sneak Peek at Windows 8 App Store
Microsoft will reveal more details about its Windows 8 app store at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. Members of the media and invited devel…...
07:40 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Most Ridiculous Facebook App of the Week: Heineken BeerFriender [VIDEO]
This ad campaign for Heineken is either genius or the most ridiculous thing we’ve seen on Facebook (this week, at least). The ad presumes you r…...
07:27 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Level Up: 4 Ways to Gamify Workplace Teams
Think gamification is amateur and doesn’t belong in the workplace? You might be surprised to find some recent reports and analysts will d…...
07:02 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable One in Four Starbucks Transactions Now Done Via Mobile
Starbucks customers apparently are finding buying via mobile as addictive as the company’s coffee. Less than a year after Starbucks launc…...
07:02 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable One in Four Starbucks Card Transactions Now Done Via Mobile
Starbucks customers apparently are finding buying via mobile as addictive as the company’s coffee. Less than a year after Starbucks launc…...
07:02 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable One in Four Starbucks Card Transactions Now Done Via Card, Including Mobile
Starbucks customers apparently are finding buying via mobile as addictive as the company’s coffee. Less than a year after Starbucks launc…...
07:02 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable One in Four Starbucks Transactions Now Done Via Card, Including Mobile
Starbucks customers apparently are finding buying via mobile as addictive as the company’s coffee. Less than a year after Starbucks launc…...
07:01 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable 42 Big-Name Twitter Accounts Launched in 2011
In its almost six-year journey to gaining 100 million active users, Twitter has attracted a slew of celebrity users and well-known agencies. This year…...
06:53 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Teen Sexting Not as Common as Once Thought [REPORT]
As earlier reports indicated last month, teen sexting may not be as prevalent as once believed. Data from two new studies suggests that the beh…...
06:41 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Earth, Meet Your Long-Lost Sibling: The Christmas Planet
It may sound like something from a very special episode of Doctor Who, but the Christmas planet is real. What’s more, it’s the most…...
06:25 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Carrier IQ Speaks: 5 Key Takeaways
As the Carrier IQ scandal continues to heat up — now with even more lawsuits — the company has chosen to break its silence by speaki…...
05:56 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Intel and IBM Reveal the Future of Computer Chips
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05:11 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Google+ for iOS Gets Search and Big Pics
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04:39 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
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04:01 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
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03:18 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable RIM Executive Faces Charges Over BlackBerry Stampede [VIDEO]
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02:58 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
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02:22 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Foursquare Tops 15 Million Users
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02:16 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Could Postal Service Budget Cuts Affect Netflix?
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02:11 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
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01:59 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Alicia Keys: Why I Turned to Tumblr
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01:51 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Graphing Comes to Google
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01:43 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Bacardi Campaign Lets Fans Compete With Virtual Rafael Nadal
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01:30 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Valentino Opens 3D Virtual Fashion Museum to the Web
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01:17 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable 10 Top Tools for Digital Photography Lovers
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01:09 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Damn You Auto Correct Reveals 9 Funniest Texts of the Year
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12:34 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Tiny Gadget Hooks You Up With Like-Minded People Nearby [VIDEO]
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12:20 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Shady Hacked Copy of Siri Can (Sort of) Run on an iPhone 4
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12:02 am GMT - Tue, December 6, 2011
Mashable Pioneers Rejoice: The Oregon Trail Coming to Wii Dec. 9
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11:59 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Everyone Sued Over Carrier IQ: Apple, Android Makers, Phone Carriers
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11:46 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable McDonalds Crowdsources Mini Movies to Promote McBites
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11:32 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Twitters Top Topics and Hashstags of 2011 in Tech, Sports and Entertainment
Twitter just took the lid off its list of 2011′s most-popular keywords, many of which not only created enormous buzz among its 100 million activ…...
11:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable 5 Best Practices for Educators on Facebook
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11:09 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Test Driving Googles Liquid Galaxy [VIDEO]
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10:29 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Facebook Confirms Gowalla Acquisition
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10:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Whats Your Ultimate Business Travel Story? [CONTEST]
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09:45 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Olympus Covered Up $1.67 Billion in Losses [REPORT]
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09:33 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Xbox Unveils Major Interface Update Centered Around Kinect, Bing
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09:28 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable 15 Tips for Launching a Successful Mobile App
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09:16 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable 5 Ways the Film and TV Industries Use Twitter
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08:54 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable NPR Trying to Become the Wayne Gretzky of Social Media
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08:42 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable India Wants Google and Facebook to Censor User Content
India’s government wants Internet companies and social networks like Facebook to screen content from users in India before posting it, acc…...
08:23 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Lonely Planet Launches iPhone App for Soliciting Friends Reviews in Real-Time
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08:14 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Cyber Week Sets New Record With $6 Billion Take
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08:14 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Apple iOS Platform Internal Codenames Revealed
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08:01 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Yahoo Shuts Down Four Entertainment Blogs
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07:37 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable 8 Weird Gifts to Buy at the Wired Store in Times Square
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07:15 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable YouTubes 20 Most-Shared Ads for November [VIDEOS]
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07:00 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Enflick Launches Touch, New Selective Sharing Chat App
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06:44 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable India Seeking Online Censorship, XBox Live Update, Holiday Ecommerce: Todays Top Stories
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06:27 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Assanges Extradition Fight Heading to UK Supreme Court
Julian Assange will be allowed to appeal his extradition in front of the UK’s Supreme Court after two judges ruled that his case is one of…...
04:56 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Mashable Weekend Recap: 32 Stories You May Have Missed
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02:46 pm GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable No Hope For the Russian Space Probe
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09:02 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable YouTube Cover Song Face-Off: It Will Rain from Bruno Mars
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03:23 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable 1.8 Billion Questions Later, ChaCha has Evolved Past Text Message Roots
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03:00 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Gingerbread Dominates 50.51% of Android Phones, Five Others Coexist
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02:21 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Sneak Peek at Santas Warehouses: Where Online Gifts Really Come From [PICS]
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01:42 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Viral Video: Band Brings iPhone Games Into the Real World
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12:37 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable Tech the Halls: 12 Christmas Decorations for Geeks [PICS]
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12:04 am GMT - Mon, December 5, 2011
Mashable 13 Helpful Apps for Taking Care of Your Pets [INFOGRAPHIC]
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11:29 pm GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable Apple Licensed iOS Scrolling Patent to Nokia, Offered It to Samsung Too?
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10:36 pm GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Tweets: Herman Cains #CainWreck Speech
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09:23 pm GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable 10 Historical Events Affected by Social Media
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08:21 pm GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable 8 Holiday Apps That Are Just Plain Silly
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03:31 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable 7 New Apps Worth Downloading This Week
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03:05 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable Tips For Gallery-Worthy Instagram Pics
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02:26 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable LinkedIn Boot Camp [INFOGRAPHIC]
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02:03 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable 3 New Digital Takes On Gift Buying
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01:49 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable 45 New Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed
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12:58 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS]
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12:58 am GMT - Sun, December 4, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Tech This Week
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11:54 pm GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Carrier IQ Is Misunderstood, Not Evil
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11:34 pm GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Facebook iPhone App Updated to Fix Comments Bug
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10:52 pm GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Going Viral Visualized [INFOGRAPHIC]
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09:51 pm GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Car of the Future: Toyota Fun Vii Is a Pleasure Palace on Wheels [VIDEO]
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08:52 pm GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Top 6 Mashable Comments This Week
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08:07 pm GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable 9 Ways to Improve Customer Communication on Your Website
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09:01 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable JolieBox Brings Beauty Samples by Subscription Service to Europe
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08:00 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Siris Abortion Stance, and 4 Other Insensitive Technologies
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07:13 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable The 10 Most-Retweeted Pics of the Week
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06:07 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable 10 Proven Strategies of High-Performance Teams [INFOGRAPHIC]
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05:27 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Facebook Buys Gowalla [REPORT]
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05:16 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable San Franciscos BART Sets Guidelines for Shutting Down Riders Cellphones
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04:38 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Watch Santa Yoda, You Must [VIDEO]
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04:24 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
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03:51 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Condom Ad Disguised as Facebook Friend Request From Your Future Son
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03:44 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Audi Exec Criticized for Tweeting Behind the Wheel
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03:44 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Audi Employee Criticized for Tweeting Behind the Wheel
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03:44 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Audi Social Media Spokesman Criticized for Tweeting Behind the Wheel
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03:35 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Facebook Tests Negative Sentiment Analysis Feature For Pages
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03:12 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Apple Will Remove Carrier IQ How To Block It On Your iPhone Now [PICS]
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03:02 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Should the Geneva Conventions Be Applied to Video Games?
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02:46 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Bacardi Uses Facebook to Simulate a Party Experience
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02:25 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable BlackBerry Bust: RIM Takes a $485 Million Hit on the Ailing PlayBook
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02:20 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Make Your iPad Look Like an Apple I With Retro Docking Station
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01:27 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable 8 Great iPhone Apps for Music Lovers
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12:43 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable How Microchipped Jerseys Are Changing Hockey Fans Experience
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12:18 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable Facebook to Open New York Engineering Office
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12:12 am GMT - Sat, December 3, 2011
Mashable TouchFire: Is it the iPads Ultimate (Typing) Accessory?
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11:52 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Carrier IQ: Were Not Wiretapping You
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11:01 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Most Adults Go Online for No Particular Reason [STUDY]
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10:12 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Thanks to Mashables Socially Savvy Supporters
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09:48 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable 12 Fun Holiday Cards for Geeky Seasons Greetings [PICS]
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09:29 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable FTC Targets Acai Berry Seller That Used Fake News Sites
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09:03 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Verizon Gobbles Up $3.6B of Spectrum From Comcast, Others
In a $3.6 billion deal, Verizon Wireless just bought a large chunk of wireless spectrum from Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Network…...
09:03 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Verizon Gains $3.6 Billion of Wireless Spectrum
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08:54 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Top 10 Tips for Better Content Marketing
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08:18 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
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08:02 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Zynga Looks to Raise $1 Billion From IPO
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07:49 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable ESPN: A Mobile Example to Emulate
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07:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable $1B Zynga IPO, Facebook Announcement, $485M RIM PlayBook Loss: Todays Top Stories
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07:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Zynga IPO, Facebook Surprise, BlackBerry Loss: Todays Top Stories
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07:06 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable How to Use Social Media For Better Customer Acquisition
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06:49 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Facebook Making Unexpected NYC Announcement Today
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06:24 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable British Intelligence Agency Recruits via Twitter and Facebook
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02:13 pm GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Want to Find If Your Phone Has Carrier IQ? Theres an App for That
The Carrier IQ controversy is raging on, with many users flabbergasted by the fact that an app they cannot control or uninstall may be recording…...
10:00 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Nanotechnology Puts a Medical Lab in Your Hand
All the frills in life are shrinking in size. Laptops, cellphones and even big-screen televisions have been getting thinner and thinner. So why…...
09:33 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Why 2011 Will Be Defined by Social Media Democracy
On Jan. 25, 2011 pictures and videos flooded out of Egypt as tens of thousands of anti-government protestors took to the streets in a Day of…...
09:06 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Build a Private Social Network for Your College With Student Life Network
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08:38 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Scientist Dissects the Casually Pepper Spray Everything Cop Meme [VIDEO]
The “Casually Pepper Spray Everything Cop” meme takes center stage in Know Your Meme‘s latest episode. In the video, Internet scie…...
08:14 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Infinity Blade II Rules as #1 App in App Store
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07:36 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable How Much Do Americans Spend on Electronics? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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07:11 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Twitters Top 10 Remarkable Tweet Stories of the Year
As search engines such as Bing and Yahoo reveal their top-searched lists of 2011, Twitter is looking back on the most “remarkable” stories…...
06:44 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Tips and Tricks [VIDEO]
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06:20 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Conscious Contraception Fights for Sexual Health With One for One Condoms
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05:37 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Lady Gaga Marry the Night Music Video Leaked
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04:51 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Carrier IQ and Your Phone: Everything You Need to Know
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04:37 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable South Park Getting Its Own Role Playing Game [VIDEO]
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03:57 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Black Friday Shoppers Ask for Inane Items, Hilarity Ensues [VIDEO]
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03:14 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Google in Talks with Retailers to Take on Amazon [REPORT]
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03:13 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Google and NORAD Track Santa Across Maps, Social Media and Mobile [VIDEO]
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02:49 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Groupon Stock Bounces Back as Company Emerges From IPO Quiet Period
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02:40 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Siri Hack Opens Your Car Door and Starts the Engine [VIDEO]
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02:38 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Ebook Sales Expected to Reach $9.7 Billion by 2016 [STUDY]
Ebook sales are expected to generate $9.7 billion worldwide in 2016, more than three times the $3.2 billion the category is expected to generate…...
02:29 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable YouTube Gets Its Biggest Makeover Ever, Becomes More Google-Like
We already knew about YouTube’s redesign, which tech-savvy readers have been enabling for the past 10 days. As of now, however, the new Y…...
02:20 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Google+ Hangouts Now Offer Free Voice Calls
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01:52 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Sprint Hopes to Resolve iPhone 4S Growing Pains Soon
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01:40 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Twitter Account Will Post a Bible Verse Every Day for 86 Years
In the beginning, Twitter created tweets and … Bible-related Twitter accounts? Yup, and the latest religious handle, @TweetTheBible…...
01:11 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Asking For Help [VIDEO]
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12:46 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Top 20 Online Home Delivery Subscriptions
You know that counter top rotisserie infomercial, with the catchphrase Set it, and forget it? Well, its time to apply that kind of men…...
12:30 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable How Bose Headphones Sparked the Noise-Cancellation Revolution
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12:28 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Steve Case Launches $450 Million East Coast Venture Fund
AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case announced on Thursday that he and two former AOL colleagues, Ted Leonsis and Donn Davis, have raised a…...
12:11 am GMT - Fri, December 2, 2011
Mashable Audis Digital Interactive Roadway Concept Is Futuristic Street Art
Audi chose to explore how digital technology might radically alter and improve safety of future streets. “Urban Future” was a spec…...
11:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable 15 Photoshopped Transformations of Celebs and Models
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11:34 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Largest-Ever Apple Store to Open in NYC Next Week
The opening of the much-anticipated Apple Store at Grand Central Terminal in New York City, which will become the company’s largest retail…...
11:28 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable 46% of Moms Dont Let Their Children See Their Full Facebook Profile [STUDY]
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11:13 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Kindle Fire Unseats iPad as No. 1 Tablet at Best Buy
The Amazon Kindle Fire tablet debuted last month with the promise of being the only tablet with a real shot of challenging the iPad, mainly beca…...
11:06 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Call Of Duty: Black Ops Zombies Comes to iOS
Call of Dutys popular zombie warfare mode has arrived as a separate iOS app. Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies is available now for the iPhone......
10:59 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable RIP Napster
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10:46 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Twitters Self-Serve Ad Platform Finally Goes Live
Twitter‘s long-awaited self-serve ad platform was quietly introduced in November with a “handful” of advertisers, according to…...
10:37 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Apple: Siri Is Not Anti-Abortion
When it was discovered that Siri, Apples much-hyped voice assistant in the iPhone 4S, would not reveal the location of abortion clinics…...
10:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable 5 Companies Giving Back Online for the Holidays
The Commerce With a Conscience Series is supported by Fedex. FedEx does more than shipping. They offer solutions like transporting heart valves …...
10:17 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable ONE and (RED) Launch Digital Quilt to Fight AIDS
ONE and (RED) have jointly launched (2015)QUILT, a digital crowd-sourced tapestry built in HTML5, to bring people together behind the cause of a…...
09:59 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable McDonalds Serves Up Big Mac Deal With LivingSocial
McDonald’s 43-year-old Big Mac is getting more social this month with a LivingSocial deal and a planned Facebook app, among other initiati…...
09:47 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable 4 Tips for Turning App Downloaders Into Subscribers
App stores arent just for selling games they have also become increasingly important distribution channels for online services. Many…...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Chrome Leapfrogs Firefox to Become Worlds No. 2 Browser [STUDY]
Google’s Chrome surpassed Mozilla’s Firefox as the world’s number two browser behind Microsoft’s Internet Explorer last…...
09:23 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Chrome Leapfrogs Firefox to Become Worlds No. 2 Browser
Google’s Chrome surpassed Mozilla’s Firefox as the world’s number two browser behind Microsoft’s Internet Explorer last…...
09:09 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Zaarly App Aims to Deliver Customers to Small Businesses
What started as a local market for odd jobs is also becoming a way for small businesses to find leads — for free. Peer-to-peer mobile mar…...
08:50 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable MashBash 2012 Is Coming to CES in Las Vegas
We’re excited to host one of our best parties of the year, MashBash, which celebrates the best of digital from the Mashable Awards winner…...
08:31 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable How Web Fonts Are Created
Creating a font is no small undertaking. In fact, it is possibly one of the most complex design tasks out there. Careful attention must be paid......
08:21 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Top 25 Most-Shared Stories in November
In a month that brought us “Nerd New Year” on 11/11/11, your share-happy fingers found interest in stories about the year’s wo…...
08:06 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Why Schools Need to Get Social, Local and Mobile
Its not revelatory that the academic and the tech worlds move at vastly different paces. Education often lags behind when it comes tech adop…...
07:48 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Yahoo Stock Jumps on Acquisition Rumors
Yahoo‘s stock rose as much as 9% in pre-market trading Thursday and more than 3% after the market opened as rumors surfaced that Alibaba a…...
07:42 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Ben Huh: What Saved His Life
Ben Huh’s popular Cheezburger Network websites — Fail Blog, The Daily What and I Can Has Cheezburger? to name a few — have fil…...
07:24 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable iPhone Tops Yahoos Most-Searched List for 2011
The iPhone topped Yahoo‘s U.S. top searches list for 2011, edging out Casey Anthony, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry. It’s the first t…...
07:01 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Angry Birds Launches First Fully Branded Game The Hunt for the Golden Pistachio
The relationship between Wonderful Pistachios and Rovio’s Angry Birds entered a new level Thursday with the launch of The Hunt for the Gol…...
06:53 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable WikiLeaks Releases Surveillance Documents, Yahoo Acquisition Rumors Heat Up: Todays Top Stories
Welcome to this morning’s edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital w…...
06:42 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Amazon Launches Spanish, Italian Kindles and Stores
Amazon has launched a Spanish and Italian Kindle Store with a large selection of Spanish-language Kindle books, as well the first Spanish-langua…...
06:35 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Spy Files: WikiLeaks Releases Surveillance Industry Documents
WikiLeaks on Thursday released the first 287 documents from a database containing “hundreds” of documents from contractors in what W…...
06:17 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Shaqs Social Media Guru Shares Her Secrets
Shaquille O’Neal — all 7-plus feet and 300-plus pounds of him — isn’t just known for casting a huge shadow on the basket…...
04:28 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Pulitzer Prizes Go Digital
Let’s face it: The future of journalism is online and digital. And now, as if that trend needed any more confirmation, journalism’s…...
03:07 pm GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Carrier IQ Tracking Scandal Spirals Out of Control
Carrier IQ, a diagnostic tool installed in millions of smartphones all over the world, is gathering a lot of info about your activity – po…...
10:29 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Hearst: Well Have More Than 1 Million Digital Subscribers in 2012
David Carey, president of magazine publisher Hearst Corp, expects the company will have more than 1 million paid digital subscribers by the end…...
10:29 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Hearst: Well Have More Than 1 Million Paying Digital Subscribers in 2012
David Carey, president of magazine publisher Hearst Corp, expects the company will have more than 1 million paying digital subscribers by the en…...
10:08 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Secret Hack Reveals New Google Bar [PICS]
You might have heard Google is in the process of changing the design of its controversial black Google Bar across the top of most of its produ…...
09:29 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Your Laptops Wi-Fi Might Cause Male Fertility Problems
Men beware. The Wi-Fi from your laptop could be hurting the health of your sperm.A new study, published in the medical journal Fertili…...
09:04 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Can Gamifying a Restaurant Get You Better Service?
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
08:27 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Google+ Brand Pages: Multi-Admin Capability Coming Soon
Google+ will allow multiple admins to manage a brand page “before 2012,” Kristoffer Sorensen, a Google marketing strategist, said o…...
07:41 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable 8 Handy, Beautiful Social Media Tips From Grandma [PICS]
Move over Sophia Petrillo, there’s a new Golden Girl in town sharing her timeless advice on how to act on various social networks and Internet h…...
07:11 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Your New Facebook Status: 63,206 Characters or Less
Twitter, as everyone and their tweeting dog knows, limits your status updates to 140 characters. But Facebook? Facebook laughs in the face of s…...
06:44 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Amazon Santa App Helps Parents Find the Right Gifts [VIDEO]
Amazon has launched an app for iPad and Kindle Fire that lets kids create holiday gift wish lists that parents can then browse and share w…...
06:03 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Hands On With Spotifys New App Platform
Spotify just announced its new app platform. Partnering with the likes of Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Billboard, Last.fm and The Guardian, the online mu…...
05:11 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Fowl Idea: Angry Birds Cookbook Finally Released
Do Angry Birds make Tasty Meals? Rovio Mobile sure as heck hopes so with the official release of its Angry Birds cookbook, titled Angry Birds: Bad Pig…...
04:47 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Future of WebOS: HP Decision Expected in Two Weeks
After a disastrous wireless turn from HP that culminated last week with HP taking a charge of $1.66 billion to wind down its webOS mobile platfo…...
04:09 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Spotify Exec Sets Sights on Ubiquitous Plans
At its first-ever U.S. press conference, Spotify unveiled on Wednesday a new app platform that allows third-party developers to use the streamin…...
03:26 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Android Smartphones Have Big Security Hole [VIDEO]
If Google was just starting to forget about the Android malware threats from earlier this year, now it has another security headache: Rese…...
03:07 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable How to Communicate Your Software Needs to a Developer
It might seem obvious, but effectively communicating your project needs to software developers is more than just important. It could actually m…...
02:41 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Shaq and Friends Doodle With Pencils for a Good Cause
To help educate kids in need, celebrities such as Olivia Wilde, Coldplay, and Jonathan Adler are creating a series of pencil drawings made exclusively…...
02:41 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Coldplay and Friends Doodle With Pencils for a Good Cause
To help educate kids in need, celebrities such as Olivia Wilde, Coldplay, and Jonathan Adler are creating a series of pencil drawings made exclusively…...
02:25 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Find a Job in Social Media, Communications or Design
If you’re seeking a job in social media, we’d like to help. For starters, Mashable‘s Job Lists gather all our resource lists…...
01:58 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable How to Check Your iPhone Data Usage
Wondering just how much data you’re pulling down in a given month on your iPhone? There are a few ways to check your usage. You can head…...
01:26 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Walmarts Animated Fruitcake Comments on Your Facebook Wall
Walmart has released an uncharacteristically odd attempt at a holiday meme: Frank the Fruitcake, an animated dessert that sounds like comedian Bobca…...
01:12 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Tyra Banks to Host Google+ Hangout
Former Victoria’s Secret model and America’s Next Top Model host Tyra Banks is hosting a Google+ Hangout Wednesday to promote her…...
12:47 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable Beyond the Great Firewall: How China Does Social Networking [INFOGRAPHIC]
China’s notorious Great Firewall — or as they call it, the Golden Shield — is known for blocking some high profile sites. Facebook,…...
12:23 am GMT - Thu, December 1, 2011
Mashable A Second iPhone 4 Catches Fire, This Time in Brazil
Looks like Australia isn’t the only country to have seen an incident of a combustible iPhone 4 over the past week. A similar incident has…...
11:59 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable New Foursquare Button Lets You Collect and Use Reviews Later
Foursquare is adding two new features that aim to integrate publishers’ and brands’ content into users’ mobile activities, a &…...
11:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable 10 New Google Analytics Features You Need to Start Using
Over the past eight months, Google has steadily released one revolutionary new feature after another. On Mar. 17, the company announced a new v…...
11:07 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Digitas CEO to Become CEO of Time Inc.
Time Inc., the magazine division of Time Warner Inc., has a new CEO after 10 long months of searching. Laura Lang, who served as CEO of digital…...
10:53 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Spotify Announces New App Platform
At Spotify’s first U.S. press conference in New York City, the streaming music service announced its new app platform.The new version of…...
10:43 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable How Does Facebook Compare to the Worlds Biggest IPOs?
When Facebook released news that it will be going public around April 2012, we decided to investigate how the company will rank among its global publi…...
10:29 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Can a Hack Force HP Printers to Burst Into Fire? HP Says Hell No
A group of students at Columbia University recently showed how they could hack, with relative ease, an HP LaserJet printer and convince it…...
10:09 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Aussie Court Gives Samsung Galaxy Tab the All-Clear, But Is It Too Late?
A reversal of fortunes, of sorts, for Samsung in its ongoing case against Apple in Australia: an appeals court unanimously decided Wednesday tha…...
09:57 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Heres How People Look at Your Facebook Profile Literally
When potential dates, employers and friends glance at your online social profiles, what do they see? EyeTrackShop, a startup that runs eye-track…...
09:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Flash Musical Surprises Holiday Shoppers [VIDEO]
A New Jersey mall abruptly transforms into a stage for a short musical about Santa. One man breaks into song about how “you’re ne…...
09:09 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Everything You Need to Know About Facebooks $100B IPO
By now, you’ve probably seen the latest status update on Facebook’s IPO, and it’s a doosey: When the company goes public it wi…...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Watch the Whats New With Spotify? Event With Mashable [LIVE BLOG]
Spotify is kicking off its first-ever U.S. press conference in New York City on Wednesday, promising a big announcement about a “new direc…...
09:00 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Watch the Whats New With Spotify? Event With Mashable [LIVE]
Spotify is kicking off its first-ever U.S. press conference in New York City on Wednesday, promising a big announcement about a “new direc…...
08:47 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Legendary Dystopian Novel Fahrenheit 451 Finally Released in Ebook Format
Ray Bradburry’s novel Fahrenheit 451 has been released by Simon & Schuster in ebook format for the first time for $9.99.In the famou…...
08:35 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable The Case for Dropping Social
Has someone on your holiday list dropped the hint for a social pet? Or maybe a new social refrigerator? Dont be surprised if it happens, which brings us to the question: Is it time to drop......
08:06 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Did the FTC Just Ruin Facebook?
Now that the dust has settled and Facebooks agreement with the Federal Trade Commission is clear, its time to assess the damage. Whats…...
07:51 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Hearst Launches First Blog Council for Redbook Magazine
Redbook magazine is adding a “blog council” of five mom bloggers to its site Wednesday, the first of several blogger collectives par…...
07:47 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable YouTube Analytics Tells You the Tale of Your Videos
YouTube has replaced Insight, a tool that let users see detailed stats about their videos, with Analytics, which offers even more in-depth repor…...
07:21 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Adobe Dives Into Facebook Ad Buying With Efficient Frontier Purchase
Adobe is taking the plunge into ad buying with the pending purchase of Efficient Frontier, a company best known for helping marketers negotiate…...
07:10 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Facebook Settles With FTC, Spotify to Launch Apps, YouTube Upgrades Analytics: Todays Top Stories
Welcome to this morning’s edition of First To Know, a series in which we keep you in the know on whats happening in the digital w…...
07:09 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Behind the Scenes of Olympic Cities High-Tech Transit Systems
The Global Innovation Series is supported by BMW i, a new concept dedicated to providing mobility solutions for the urban environment. It delive…...
06:31 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable InBed.me Connects You to Other Travelers Before Reaching Your Destination
The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your st…...
05:47 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Tom Sawyer Gets Google to Paint the Fence for Mark Twains Birthday
Google is celebrating Mark Twain’s 176th birthday with one of the largest Google Doodles we’ve seen so far, referencing a famous inc…...
02:26 pm GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Squishy Robot Can Move Under Obstacles
A team of Harvard scientists designed a “soft” robot which can move under difficult obstacles by mimicking the movements of certain…...
08:49 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable What the Facebook FTC Settlement Means for Social Media
On Tuesday the Federal Trade Commission officially rapped Facebooks knuckles in a broad-reaching settlement on privacy, alleging the social n…...
08:25 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Printer Creates iPhone-Sized Newspapers From Your Social Feeds [VIDEO]
Berg, a design studio based in London, has unveiled a small printer that lets you create a personalized, paper-and-ink newspaper from your…...
08:19 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable 4 Pillars of Digital Marketing for Luxury Brands
We all know the four Ps of traditional marketing: product, price, promotion and place. Of course, the four Ps still hold true, but they c…...
08:07 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable It Happened in Australia: Could Your iPhone Self-Combust?
Among techies and fans of weird Internet news, it’s become a relatively familiar story: An Australian domestic flight lands in Sydney on F…...
08:07 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable It Happened in Australia: Could Your iPhone Self-Combust? [UPDATED]
UPDATED: The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says it has begun a “detailed technical examination” of the iPhone in questio…...
07:44 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Goodbye, Google Bar: Black Strip Turns Into Pop-Up
If you use Gmail, Google Reader, Google+, Google Search, Google Maps — indeed, just about any Google product — you’ve likely become…...
07:15 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable What to Expect From Spotifys New Direction Event
As Spotify gears up for its first-ever U.S. press conference in New York City on Wednesday, speculation is heating up about exactly what the str…...
06:50 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable 10 Unforgettable YouTube Videos
From sneezing pandas to 8-year-old rappers, YouTube has introduced us to some pretty memorable videos over the years. SEE ALSO: 10 Best Viral Video R…...
06:35 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable 5 Things Journalists Need to Know About Tablets
Journalists and photographers need to rethink how they package – and how they get paid for – their work when it comes to tablet comp…...
06:20 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Tumblr Fashion Director Out After Conflicts With Brands, Agencies [Exclusive]
Tumblr fashion director Rich Tong is leaving the company, Tumblr has confirmed.Ahead of New York Fashion Week this fall, Tong came under public…...
06:02 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable NFLs Adrian Peterson Wants to Turn Every Online Shopper into a Benefactor
Dishing out punishment to would-be tacklers nearly as much as he takes it, Adrian Peterson has become one of the NFL’s most feared running back…...
05:08 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Victorias Secret Fashion Show: 7 Ways to Enjoy the Experience Online
Supermodels won’t be the only ones spreading their wings Tuesday night during the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on CBS. The broadca…...
04:43 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Revealed: The Report That May Sink AT&Ts Bid for T-Mobile
AT&T’s proposed merger with T-Mobile isn’t dead yet, but the removal of the application by AT&T, and the FCC’s decis…...
04:14 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Facebook Unveils Its Most Shared Stories of 2011
Facebook has released a list of the 40 most shared stories of 2011 (well, the first 11 months, at least). We’ve collected the top 20 into the ga…...
03:52 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Elvis Costello Tells Fans to Steal His Music
Elvis Costello really doesn’t want you to buy his reissued boxset of “The Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook” due out…...
03:02 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Verizons FiOS TV Coming to an Xbox Near You
Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has been having one heck of a week. Rumors about the next-generation console and Kinect peripheral are buildi…...
03:01 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Approval Removal: AT&T Allowed to Withdraw FCC Bid for T-Mobile
In what is fast becoming the most unusual acquisition attempt in recent years, AT&T is officially no longer asking the FCC for approval fo…...
02:14 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable 4 Things to Know When Planning a Social Media Contest
Social media has revolutionized the way companies run sweepstakes, contests and promotions. Specifically, social tools have made it easy to ac…...
01:58 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Google Maps Now Shows Android Users Indoor Floorplans
Navigating the outdoor world has been made extra easy over the years thanks to GPS and services such as Google Maps, but finding your way throughout…...
01:31 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Behind the Scenes of the Mario Kart 7 Ad [VIDEO]
The new Mario Kart 7 ad looks like it’s probably CGI, right? It might look like it, but it’s not. The ad for the latest title to hit the…...
01:12 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable The Remarkable Story of How Klout Got Started [VIDEO]
While recuperating after having his jaw wired shut, Joe Fernandez had to rely on Twitter and Facebook to communicate. Unable to speak to a…...
01:09 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Tether: Apple Pulled Our App Because It Burdens Carriers
Apple pulled the iTether app from iTunes on Tuesday because it placed too great a burden on the wireless carriers’ networks, according to…...
12:59 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Microsoft Xbox Kinect Ad Pays Hommage To Hacks
The new Microsoft Kinect ad shows how the simple gaming device has expanded to something much more due to innovative thinking. The commercial…...
12:50 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Is Facebook Doing Enough to Protect Your Privacy? [POLL]
Facebook’s privacy settings have faced scrutiny from users for years, and the world’s largest social network has often reassured th…...
12:36 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable 5 Artistic Uses of Google Street View
People are using Google Street View for more than checking travel routes. You can use the mapping tool to test hotel neighborhoods, to take vir…...
12:22 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Why Your Identity Is Worth $5,000 [INFOGRAPHIC]
Your identity is worth almost $5,000 to a criminal. An estimated 9 million Americans’ identities are stolen each year. And a whopping 43% of the…...
12:03 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Cyber Monday Sales Break Records in U.S.
Following a strong Black Friday, U.S. online sales for Cyber Monday were up 33% from 2010′s record highs, according to IBM. In a separate …...
12:03 am GMT - Wed, November 30, 2011
Mashable Cyber Monday Sales Top $1.25 Billion in U.S.
Following a strong Black Friday, U.S. online sales for Cyber Monday amounted to $1.25 billion, up 22% from 2010′s record highs, according…...