Google is giving users less reason to ever leave its sprawling walled garden

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Google is giving users less reason to ever leave its sprawling walled garden
Image: mashable composite Google used to be about transporting you around the open web and connecting you with all the weird, wonderful stuff the internet has to offer. Not anymore. If it was up to Google, you’d never need to leave its growing internet real estate. It’s a scary proposition for just about everybody but […]

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Most successful startups have cracked the code on growth hacking it’s time you did too

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Most successful startups have cracked the code on growth hacking  it’s time you did too
Most successful startups have cracked the code on growth hacking — it's time you did too.Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Any young company claiming to be the next Apple or Amazon has its work cut out for it. But even those […]

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12 of the most beautiful office buildings in the world

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12 of the most beautiful office buildings in the world
Image: WAF Office buildings can be drab, dreary, and downright dreadful. They don’t have to be. The 2017 World Architecture Festival has released its shortlist for the most beautiful office buildings in the worldand you can seem them below in all their angular glory. You probably don’t work in any of these, but everyone needs […]

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Amazon’s India rival just got $2.5 billion in funding

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Amazon’s India rival just got $2.5 billion in funding
Image: Nv/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Japanese telecom and investment giant Softbank just made sure Flipkart has plenty of cash to fight off Amazon’s aggressive push into India. The firm poured $2.5 billion into the e-commerce giant in what the company claims is the biggest ever private funding deal for a tech company based in India. SEE ALSO: Amazon […]

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Learn the secrets to landing the job you really want

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Learn the secrets to landing the job you really want
Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There’s nothing like getting that call saying you landed your dream job. But these days, it can be difficult to find a good job and move up the corporate ladder. The economy has become global, older […]

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Uber can’t stay out of bad headlines even when it does nothing wrong

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Uber can’t stay out of bad headlines even when it does nothing wrong
Some of the branded stamps swept up in a recent drug bust in New York. The Uber stamp is in the upper row, center.Image: New York DEA You know it’s been a rough year for Uber when its name winds up in a crime story it had absolutely nothing to do with. The DEA announced […]

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These step-by-step courses will teach you how to become a YouTube superstar

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These step-by-step courses will teach you how to become a YouTube superstar
Could you be the next big thing? Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There are many popular ways to express yourself in the 21st century (texting, snapping, fidget spinning) but one of the most enduring ways is YouTube. Everyone wants to be the next […]

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Amazon’s new meal kits are already available to select Prime members

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Amazon’s new meal kits are already available to select Prime members
Image: Scott Eisen/Getty Images) A little over a month after Blue Apron’s disappointing stock market debut, the company is still struggling to make money as wary investors jump ship. The company said Friday that it will transfer around 24 percent of its workersnearly 1,300 jobsfrom the company’s soon-to-be-shuttered plant in Jersey City, New Jersey to […]

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Learn personal finance tips with this bundle of online courses

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Learn personal finance tips with this bundle of online courses
Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Managing your money can be hard. How much should you put in your 401(k)? What even is a 401(k)? Will you really be rich enough to buy a house if you stop splurging on avocado toast? […]

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Etsy lives to fight another day as new leadership shaves costs and delivers an earnings beat

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Etsy lives to fight another day as new leadership shaves costs and delivers an earnings beat
Etsy went ahead and DIYed its Q2 2017 earnings report this afternoon and fortunately things turned out fairly well for the company. Etsy announced revenue of $101.69 million with earnings per share of 10 cents. The finance gods prognosticated revenue of $101.14 million and a loss of $0.01 per share, making this quarter a slight […]

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Amazon’s new content is designed to sell you things

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Amazon’s new content is designed to sell you things
YouTube star Rosanna Pansino, who is good at getting you to buy stuff.Image: Latour/Variety/REX/Shutterstock Amazon is churning out more content designed to sell you things. The online shopping giant’s latest move is a home makeover show featuring YouTube stars like baking enthusiast Rosanna Pansino and beauty blogger “Your margin is my opportunity” Amazon, which moves […]

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GameStop is open on Thanksgiving and it looks like the same, old story: Online is winning

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GameStop is open on Thanksgiving and it looks like the same, old story: Online is winning
Image: muzklover / flickr For the first time in several years, GameStop will be open on Thanksgiving. The company kept stores closed for the holiday starting in 2014, and that policy has been in place ever since. The change which was first reported by Kotaku is motivated, according to GameStop, by “many of our store […]

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Amazon is helping this mattress startup open a bunch of new stores

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Amazon is helping this mattress startup open a bunch of new stores
A preview of Tuft & Needle's first Amazon-powered store in Seattle.Image: tuft & needle Tuft & Needle is a success story, growing over the last five years to push a new model of e-commerce that’s upending traditional bedding sellers. Now, it’s heading for the big time with a big expansion of its own brick and […]

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People will shop at Amazon whether they have the best prices or not

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People will shop at Amazon whether they have the best prices or not
Image: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images As millions of American families look to get a jumpstart on back-to-school shopping, many of them will turn to Amazon. The company’s use of steep discounting and price-matching to gain market dominance has led many shoppers to almost reflexively expect to pay less for their notebooks and calculators on the site. […]

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Learn how to program with Python and transform your career

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Learn how to program with Python and transform your career
Image: pixabay Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you dream of earning big bucks as a programmer, youll need a broad knowledge of popular programming languages. Most experts would agree that Python is a great place to start. Why? Python has been a […]

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