New York will make selling fake followers and likes illegal

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The fake follower business will get you in trouble in New York.Image: Getty Images/iStockphoto Fake followers, fake likes: they’ve flooded social media in the past few years. While companies have taken action against fraud accounts, in New York, selling bots and fraudulent social media activity now could land you in hot water. In fact, it’s […]

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iPad Pro, Furbo dog camera, Xbox One X, Dyson vacuums, MacBook Air, and more on sale for Feb. 8

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Save on the best tech products and pet supplies.Image: amazon/walmart/best buy/chewy/mashable photo composite Aren’t dogs just the cutest?  Much like this automatic puppy petting machine, the Furbo Dog Camera can interact and play with your dog — even if you’re not at home. Lucky for you, the smart home device is on sale, along with […]

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Female sex toys are immoral, but VR porn is A-OK at CES

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Lora DiCarlo's blended female orgasm sex toy was the best thing you didn't see at CES 2019Image: lora dicarlo In a year many deemed lackluster, the most interesting new tech of CES 2019 could not be found in a single one of the more than 4,000 exhibitor booths that populate the convention’s 2.7 million square […]

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Uber, Lyft prices go up in NYC as new driver minimum wage law takes effect

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New York (CNN Business)Uber and Lyft customers will have to pay more for their rides as a result of the first-of-its-kind driver minimum wage law in New York City. Uber and Lyft said there will be other new fees to compensate for new state and city laws. Due to the New York State congestion surcharge, […]

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This device is trying to replace your phone AND laptop

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Image: Bridget Bennett/Mashable While CES sets the tech trends for the year, it rarely sets the tone. The giant-size tech carnival is a great place to see the latest TVs, smart home gadgets, and self-driving vehicle tech, but it’s also a bubble. Hype and excitement over mostly incremental upgrades is epidemic at the show, and […]

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Facebook removes Russian accounts operating in the Former Soviet Union

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it turns out the Russians are prettyyy good at Facebook.Image: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images The Russian trolls have been busy. Facebook said in a blog post published Thursday that it has removed over 500 Facebook accounts, pages, and Instagram profiles linked to Russia for “coordinated inauthentic behavior.” That means misrepresenting the true identity of […]

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Elon Musk couldn’t stop tweeting in 2018

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Musk has tweets for everything.Image: mashable composite: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images / twitter What better way to really understand Elon Musk’s year as Tesla CEO than to look back at his Twitter. It’s been a bumpy and very busy year for the electric car executive. He went from the depths of despair to turning a profit for […]

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This ferry can sail and even dock all by itself Genius Moments

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Image: Getty Images Leading UK paediatricians have advised parents to worry less about the effects of screen time on their children.  A new guidance published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) — a professional body in charge of the training of paediatricians — contests research suggesting that children’s screen time is […]

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