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The hidden feminist message buried inside 'Blade Runner 2049'

The hidden feminist message buried inside 'Blade Runner 2049'

Spoiler alert: This post contains plot details for Blade Runner 2049. Blade Runner 2049 is a cinematic marvel full of haunting, vivid, messy messages about what it means to be human.  As a solemn odyssey through the anxieties of modern man, 2049 tells the story of a futuristic capitalist society finally reckoning with its systemic […]

Bob Weinstein on Harvey: 'He should never be allowed back, ever.'

Bob Weinstein on Harvey: 'He should never be allowed back, ever.'

Bob Weinstein—brother of Harvey and cofounder of Miramax and its successor, The Weinstein Company—has faced lots of questions over the past week.  His priority: Figuring out the future of the Weinstein Company. And everyone else’s: How much did Bob know, really?  SEE ALSO: Terry Crews had a very personal response to Harvey Weinstein’s victims The […]

Apple AirPods killed the intimacy of headphone sharing

Apple AirPods killed the intimacy of headphone sharing

AirPods have ruined the headphone-sharing game, and I for one refuse to stay silent while decades of adorable eye-gazing, face-bumping, and shoulder-resting memories fade away. I recently tried Apple’s wireless ear buds for the first time, and while they may offer a certain sense of freedom and convenience, they’ve completely killed the intimacy that existed […]

Twitter's Jack Dorsey promises changes to anti-harassment policies after #WomenBoycottTwitter

Twitter's Jack Dorsey promises changes to anti-harassment policies after #WomenBoycottTwitter

Jack Dorsey got the message. Probably. All day Friday, many women refused to tweet in protest of Twitter’s decision to suspend actress Rose McGowan’s account as she spoke out against Harvey Weinstein and sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood.  Late Friday night, Dorsey — Twitter’s co-founder and CEO — responded to the #WomenBoycottTwitter movement. Protesters […]

Bitcoin broke through $5,000—but there are major risks ahead

Bitcoin broke through $5,000—but there are major risks ahead

Bitcoin is on an amazing bull run. The cryptocurrency easily surpassed $5,000 per coin and is currently trading at about $5,500—and many are wondering why.  The cryptocurrency’s main issues haven’t been resolved. Despite the recent upgrade, it’s still too slow to be a dependable payment platform, and the people running the show remain sharply divided […]

Pay what you want for this marketing skills master class

Pay what you want for this marketing skills master class

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There’s a reason that companies are willing to pay big to marketing pros — even the best business won’t go far if no one knows how to reach potential customers. And it’s not just big companies that need […]

Bitcoin broke through $5,000—but there's major risks ahead

Bitcoin broke through $5,000—but there's major risks ahead

Bitcoin is on an amazing bull run. The cryptocurrency easily surpassed $5,000 per coin and is currently trading at about $5,500—and many are wondering why.  The cryptocurrency’s main issues haven’t been resolved. Despite the recent upgrade, it’s still too slow to be a dependable payment platform, and the people running the show remain sharply divided […]

A desktop greenhouse to brighten your space — and your mood

A desktop greenhouse to brighten your space — and your mood

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. The EcoQube Air is a desktop greenhouse that will brighten your space — and maybe even your mood, too.  This lovable Indiegogo hit is more than just a planter though: perfect for those without a green thumb, it […]

Tesla fires hundreds of workers companywide amid production struggles

Tesla fires hundreds of workers companywide amid production struggles

Tesla just made some drastic changes to its workforce. The automaker fired between 400 and 700 workers from its south Bay Area headquarters and production plant this week, the San Jose Mercury first reported. The company claims the employees were fired for subpar job performance rather than laid off. “Like all companies, Tesla conducts an […]

Microsoft literally built treehouses for its employees

Microsoft literally built treehouses for its employees

Microsoft is known for maintaining a fun workplace, from its free candy to its awesome art collection. Its latest perk: treehouses.  The company announced on its blog Friday that it has created three treetop meeting spaces at its corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington.   The treehouses were built by Pete Nelson, host of the Animal […]

After 13 seasons, 'Supernatural' is still the best at ripping our hearts out

After 13 seasons, 'Supernatural' is still the best at ripping our hearts out

Welcome to our weekly series “Cry of the Week,” in which we highlight whatever moment made us ugly cry on our couches the most in the past seven days. Supernatural Season 13 opened on a more melancholy note than it has in years, with Sam and Dean grieving the apparent deaths of their mother, Mary; […]

Zappos offers to cover the funeral costs of Las Vegas shooting victims

Zappos offers to cover the funeral costs of Las Vegas shooting victims

Zappos is stepping up to help victims of a hometown tragedy. The Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer said it would pay the funeral costs of any of the victims of the Mandalay Bay mass shooting, the Las Vegas Sun first reported. All families have to do is ask.  SEE ALSO: These dogs traveled from all […]

Google slashes its ridiculously-priced dongle to Apple's level

Google slashes its ridiculously-priced dongle to Apple's level

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