North Korea’s elite use the web like everyone else, which isn’t surprising

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North Korea’s elite use the web like everyone else, which isn’t surprising
A North Korean school boy at the Sci-tech Complex. A new report says that some North Koreans have very familiar online habits.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock The small slice of folks who sit atop North Korea’s sociopolitical hierarchy use the internet pretty much like anyone else in the world, according to a study published by Recorded Future on […]

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Learn the secrets of making money as an Airbnb host

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Learn the secrets of making money as an Airbnb host
Turn your bedroom into a moneymaker.Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You might see Airbnb as a way for you and your friends to escape the mundanity of the 9-to-5 and steal away to a cool location for a few days. But […]

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Change the way you work with this reusable, smart notebook

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Change the way you work with this reusable, smart notebook
Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook is like no tech youve used before. Although it looks like a traditional pen and paper notebook, it holds many more opportunities. This affordable and simple-to-use notebook will transform your handwritten notes into […]

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These bags help you harness the power of the sun

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These bags help you harness the power of the sun
Charge on the go with the new Lifepack Hustle collectionImage: solgaard Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Few things are worse than being on the road and getting that less than 20% battery remaining notification on your smartphone. While portable chargers have presented a […]

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Online courses to help you become more productive

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Online courses to help you become more productive
Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Somewhere inside your lazy bones, there waits a hyper-productive, highly motivated version of you ready to be unleashed upon the world. All you need is a little guidance to let that go-getter out. That’s what the […]

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Amazon has big ambitions in the automotive market

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Amazon has big ambitions in the automotive market
Image: Brian Ach/Getty Images for Amazon Between Amazon’s blitz into the grocery market and its fashion aspirations, you might have missed the shopping juggernaut’s entry into the auto world. Car retailers certainly haven’t. The company has already built a sizable business selling vehicle parts online, and it could have its sights set on auto services […]

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Facebook, Twitter, Google warned over EU consumer rights

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Facebook, Twitter, Google warned over EU consumer rights
U.S. social media giants have been warned by Europes consumer rights commissioner that shes running out of patience with their failure to comply with the regions consumer protection standards. I am becoming very impatient, said commissioner Vra Jourov, speaking at a press briefing today in Brussels.In our opinion there are in the terms and conditions […]

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SF-based Grabr grabs $2.6M to scale its traveller-driven shopping community

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SF-based Grabr grabs $2.6M to scale its traveller-driven shopping community
Grabr, an SF-based platform with a convenient way for people to buy international goods, has secured a $2.6M funding round led by SignalFire. FF Angel (Founders Funds early stage investment vehicle), Global Founders Capital and multiple angel investors including Diana Moldavsky and Charles Songhurst also participated. Grabr plans to use the cash to scale up […]

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Alphabet keeps printing money despite a hefty $2.7B fine from the EU

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Alphabet keeps printing money despite a hefty $2.7B fine from the EU
Alphabets advertising business continues to grow at a mammoth pace despite a very hefty setback from the EU in the form of a massive fine but all the signs might not be pointing to a perfect future for Google. The EU slapped Google with a $2.7 billion fine at the end of Junefor antitrust violationspertaining […]

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‘Trump effect’ looms large at Mexico’s southern border

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‘Trump effect’ looms large at Mexico’s southern border
Tapachula, Mexico (CNN)Amarilis Mendoza is getting used to stares and double takes. The 13-year-old from Guatemala lost part of her left leg when she fell from a moving train, a train she had hoped would carry her to the United States. “Let’s live in the present moment,” she said in Spanish, smiling shyly. “To be […]

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‘A Better Deal’ is more of the same from Dems

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‘A Better Deal’ is more of the same from Dems
(CNN)Democrats would like voters to believe the party’s slogan for its new economic agenda rolled out Monday, “A Better Deal,” describes a program aimed at fighting for regular people — even though it mostly rings like a sales pitch for a discounted item at a shopping mall. Worse, the specifics of the strategy are a […]

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Trump’s speech to Boy Scouts: fake news, crowd size and New York’s hottest people

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Trump’s speech to Boy Scouts: fake news, crowd size and New York’s hottest people
The US president addressed the Boy Scouts at their jamboree, but amid the scripted praise of scouting values, there were some familiar ad libs On Monday evening, Donald Trump gave a speech to the 19th National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Although he came armed with a prepared speech about the merits of scouting […]

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A Beloved ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character Just Came Back & Our Hearts Are So Full

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A Beloved ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character Just Came Back & Our Hearts Are So Full
This post contains spoilers from Game Of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2. As draws ever nearer to the inevitable end, it’s been a reunion fest. Starting with Sansa and Jon’s feel good hug last season, it seems like everyone who has been away for years has found their way back onto the screen. That doesn’t […]

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Elderly Drivers Are Wreaking Havoc on Japan’s Roads

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Elderly Drivers Are Wreaking Havoc on Japan’s Roads
In the past several weeks alone, elderly Japanese drivers have been wreaking havoc across the country: breaking through median barriers into oncoming traffic, plowing over pedestrians crossing the road, and smashing into other cars. In all these cases, somebody was killed. And as Japan’s population continues to age — meaning more and more older drivers are behind the […]

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The simple beer tool you never knew you needed

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The simple beer tool you never knew you needed
Image: Raging Mammoth Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. When you call your product the most advanced beer drinkers device in the universe, youd better be able to deliver the goods. But barring the existence of some kind of beer teleporting device invented in […]

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