Mashable Sold at Fire-Sale Price of $50 Million to Ziff Davis: Digital-media firm Mashable has clinched a sale for the company — and it’s not for a price that founder Pete Cashmore or investors including Turner were looking for. Ziff Davis, a tech, gaming and healthcare publisher, is buying the New York-based company for about […]
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Former President of the United States Barack Obama now has the most liked tweet ever. It’s not surprising to find out it has a message of positivity in the wake of the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Our current Burnt Cheeseface President knows nothing about positivity or compassion. He would rather spend time lamenting […]
“Conor has about three or four rounds to get this done. . . Within those four rounds, if you don’t think Conor can knock this guy out, you’re an idiot or you just don’t know fighting because it can very well happen. If he doesn’t get it done by then, then it could look very […]
iOS 11 on an iPad Pro still won’t replace your laptop: The complex gestures we see in iOS 11 will only get more tricky in the future as Apple continues to build them out instead of supporting a mouse. If Apple does want the iPad Pro to be considered as laptop contender, then it will […]
I love this. A Quora member explains the discrepancy between the Bible saying the Earth was created in a day and science saying the Earth was formed over millions of years (actually billions). Spoiler: the Bible is wrong.
Bill Cosby Was Sexual Predator, Not Mentor, Prosecutor Says at Trial
John Gruber on the Swatch Group deciding to make their own watch OS: Developing your own OS is hard. Most such efforts never really get off the ground (e.g. Samsung’s Tizen). Some get off the ground but never get anywhere (e.g. Windows Phone). It’s especially hard for a company that doesn’t already have experience developing […]
Back in 2014, Norway announced they would be putting newly designed bills into circulation in 2017. It’s 2017 and they’re here. Below is the front and back of the 500 kroner note: The bills were designed by two different Norwegian design studios. The front (top image) by The Metric System and the back (bottom image) […]
Silicon Valley continues to crawl up it’s own ass.
Francisco G Delgadillo, Executive Creative Director of Brand at Oracle, on the people who do work for Apple, but can’t share it: “How dare I suggest he remove from his pitch one of the most valued brands in the world, one of the most beloved brands by the creative community?”, I thought to myself. But […]
Jason Kottke on death in the celebrity age: Frankly, I don’t know how we’re all going to handle this. Chances are in 15-20 years, someone famous whose work you enjoyed or whom you admired or who had a huge influence on who you are as a person will die each day…and probably even more than […]
Donald Trump Is Said to Intend to Keep a Stake in His Business: President-elect Donald J. Trump is considering formally turning over the operational responsibility for his real estate company to his two adult sons, but he intends to keep a stake in the business and resist calls to divest, according to several people briefed […]