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Reddit’s troubles mount as chief engineer Bethanye Blount quits

Even before the dust has settled at Reddit after two of its key executives moved out of the company, its chief engineer Bethanye McKinney (...)

Mozilla has had enough of Flash’s security flaws, disables Firefox plugin

Mozilla has blocked all versions of Adobe Flash in its Firefox browser by default, following the discovery of numerous critical security (...)

Teens (and basically everyone else) hate that Snapchat’s Discover is now front and center

Snapchat is basically powered by teens. A March report from ComScore shows that 71 percent of Snapchat users are under 34 years old, (...)

6 reasons why exercise can supercharge your productivity

Starbucks President Michelle Gass wakes up at 4:30 a.m. every morning to run. Vogue editor Anna Wintour is on the tennis court by (...)

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Ready to begin coding your own apps from scratch? Whether you want to experiment with an idea or give your career a boost, our latest (...)

Investors behind Linkedin, Dropbox dance around whether tech is in a bubble

Tonight on Bloomberg Television Studio 1.0, correspondent Emily Chang will try her darnedest to get Greylock Partners‘ David Sze (...)

8 sales automation apps that will bring your leads to life

This post was brought to you by GetApp, your number one cloud business apps marketplaceHow much time does your sales force actually (...)

50 Portfolio Websites for Inspiration

Are you designing your portfolio website? Need motivation to redesign an existing one? Check out these portfolio websites for ideas (...)

Microsoft announces 7,800 job cuts across phone division

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a memo to all staff in late June that the company needed to make some “tough choices” in areas (...)

Fleksy keyboard goes free with in-app purchases

Popular iOS and Android keyboard Fleksy has gone free forever and will instead charge for in-app add-ons. The new Fleksy is free to (...)

Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ on July 15 will offer Black Friday-like deals, only for subscribers

Amazon might well already have a wealth of services to tempt customers into paying for its annual Prime subscription service, but (...)

Making your design portfolio stand out in 2015

You know what sets a design portfolio apart these days? It’s not a designer’s experience, beautiful visuals or the number of clients. (...)

How the world celebrated Social Media Day

For the sixth annual time, Social Media Day was celebrated by thousands of people around the world on June 30. Mashable started (...)

Facebook has released the latest beta of its React.js user interface library

Back in March, Facebook released React Native, which allows developers to build native iOS and Android apps, on GitHub. Now, you (...)

France reportedly rejects Julian Assange’s request for asylum

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London since June 19 2012, but according to Reuters, (...)

There’s now a YouTube app for Android Wear, because who cares about battery life?

Catching YouTube on your smartwatch would probably be the worst video experience ever, but at least now you can. Developer Appfour’s (...)

Helpling sweeps up Hassle in bid to control UK’s on-demand cleaning market

Rocket Internet-backed German startup Helping has acquired UK-based rival Hassle to grab a slice of the UK on-demand cleaning market. (...)

There’s now a major update to the original Dots game

Despite being released in 2013 and already having a popular sequel, the original version of Dots is still alive. An update released (...)

3 ways to turn your brand into a social media juggernaut

This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public (...)

Data Incubator opens a West Coast campus to groom the next generation of data scientists

Data Incubator, an East Coast fellowship program, is expanding to the West Coast with a new office in San Francisco. Its goal is to (...)

Twitter’s new ‘Personas’ let brands easily target millenials, baby boomers and more

Twitter unveiled Audience Insights back in May to help brands get a better grasp of the people they reach on the platform. Now the (...)

Ruby on Rails training from BaseRails : Get your 2-year subscription

In recent years, Ruby on Rails has become one of the most popular frameworks for web-app development. BaseRails teaches it from the (...)

You can’t stream your iTunes library from your computer to your iOS 8.4 devices

Apple has disabled Home Sharing support for music on iOS 8.4, which means you can’t stream tracks from your local iTunes library (...)

Available IPv4 address blocks have dried up, now there’s a waiting list

IPv4 addresses, which are a computer’s unique address on the internet, have just become even harder to get. The American Registry (...)

Fews app for iOS and Android is a highly customizable source for global news

Fews is a news aggregator app for iOS, Apple Watch and Android that features local and international news from 28 countries, in their (...)

Amazon finally begins selling physical products in Mexico

Amazon has opened a Spanish-language online store for physical products in Mexico, two years after it began selling its Kindle ebooks (...)

20 jumpstagrams that will lift your spirits

Last week, Mashable partnered with Hilton to bring you an exciting photo challenge themed around jumping We asked you to capture (...)

ThinkUp’s handy social media tool adds search, Instagram insights

ThinkUp, the social media tool which we called “your own personal social media guru“, now has features that make it handier for (...)

Shido bot for Slack lets you outsource tasks to freelancers from within your channel

Shido is the latest product from freelancing marketplace Speedlancer and it works by connecting you with people who can carry out (...)

OnePlus Two boasts a fingerprint sensor that’s ‘faster than Touch ID’

The OnePlus 2 is shaping up to be an interesting Android handset; after confirming we’d see a USB-C port, OnePlus now says its second (...)

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Master Linux quickly and efficiently with the next great courseware offer from TWC Deals! The Linux Learner Bundle puts you in command (...)

6 personalities in every office – and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent (...)

New Facebook video tab will track the performance of posted movies

Facebook admins already know that video is a big traffic booster. But it’s hard to quantify. Now, Facebook has announced a new videos (...)

Google celebrates Pride with new Hangouts Easter eggs

LGBT Pride Month may be about to end, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late for Google to add some new Easter eggs to Hangouts – (...)

33 powerful tools to get the most out of your users

On one hand, “growth hacking” is quite an overused buzz word which personally makes me cringe, on the other one it well communicates (...)

Fashion discovery app WantList for iOS makes swiping right a lot more fun than Tinder

WantList is a new fashion discovery app on iOS from London-based shopping site Styloko. The app provides a Tinder-like approach to (...)

Yahoo overhauls its search engine for mobile browsers

Yahoo has updated its mobile search engine to now place images, videos and reviews in the spotlight. Announced in a blog post by Andrew (...)

What does the CRM of 2020 look like?

This post was brought to you by GetApp, your number one cloud business apps marketplaceWhat does the CRM of 2020 look like? Contact (...)

Celect helps retailers increase sales by optimizing store layouts

Ecommerce companies are spoiled for choice when it comes to analytics services that can help them track and optimize their product (...)

Google and Broad Institute collaborate to develop data-driven tools to fight diseases

Google Genomics has linked up with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard to make Broad’s DNA analysis software as a service available (...)

Spotify acquires analytics firm Seed Scientific that formerly served Beats Music

In an effort to boost its accuracy in suggesting new songs that listeners will like, Spotify has bought Seed Scientific, an analytics (...)

Box is teaming up with IBM to sell cloud services together

Box and IBM have just announced a global partnership that will see the two companies integrate their technologies and jointly sell (...)

Amazon will soon pay self-published authors based on how many pages of a book are read

On July 1, Amazon will pay self-published authors based on how many pages have been read in their books. Amazon is using its Select (...)

Uber faces legal challenge over plan to track you even when its app isn’t running

Uber announced a new privacy policy back in May that will allow it to track you even when you’re not currently using its app. The (...)

Apple responds to Taylor Swift’s open letter, promises to pay artists during free trial

Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue just announced that Apple Music will pay royalties to artists even during its three-month free (...)

Lessons from 7 famous authors who hated their job

Today started like every other day. With a blank page. Articles need to be written. To-do lists need to be completed. But still that (...)

Taylor Swift hits out at Apple Music in a short, powerful blog post

We reported this week that sections of the music industry are up in arms about Apple Music’s free, three-month trial for which (...)

Amazon is now using machine learning to surface better product reviews

Amazon is overhauling its reviews system with machine learning software to help display more helpful insights on its products from (...)


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