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Mashable laying off 50 people as it refocuses toward tech news after fire sale to Ziff Davis

Publishing conglomerate Ziff Davis has officially bought online news site Mashable for a mere $50 million, according to Recode. The all-out sale of Mashable comes after the publisher reportedly tried

Crunch Report | The tech companies helping to educate the public on fake news and how to get free Postmates Unlimited

Today’s Stories: These tech companies want to get rid of fake news; Say goodbye forever to Facebook app invites; Apple is giving out free Postmates Unlimited; Mashable sells to Ziff Davis; Virgin Hy

Mashable reportedly selling to Ziff Davis for about $50 million

Tech site Mashable is being sold to publishing giant Ziff Davis, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. The website, which focuses on tech and tech-related stories and has been publis

What this year’s M&A activity tells us about media and entertainment

With Dalian Wanda Group's $3.5 billion acquisition of Legendary Entertainment in January, this year's media and entertainment M&A activity kicked off with a bang that hasn't slowed down. Comcast's

Mashable cuts staff as it shifts focus from politics and world news

Mashable founder and CEO Pete Cashmore (pictured above) announced layoffs today in a company-wide email that he also posted on LinkedIn. As part of the cuts, Executive Editor Jim Roberts and Chief Rev

Mashape Launches API Analytics Platform

Mashape today announced the launch of its analytics service for APIs. Over the years, the company built out its own analytics service to monitor the over 13,000 APIs the company serves. Now, it&#8217

Mashable Finalizes $14M First Outside Funding Round

Tech and social media blog Mashable has raised a total of $14 million in a Series A investment round led by Tribune Digital Ventures, the company announced today. The funding adds nearly $1 million to

Lance Ulanoff Out As Editor Of Mashable

Lance Ulanoff, former editor-in-chief of PCMag.com, has been move to an editor-at-large and chief correspondent position at Mashable, effectively removing him from the EIC position at that title.

Mashable Raises $13M In Its First Outside Funding

Mashable has raised $13 million in Series A funding. CNN (which was previously rumored to be in talks to buy Mashable) broke the news, and Mashable has confirmed the funding in a post of its own. Foun

Pete Cashmore Denies CNN Acquisition Rumor To Mashable Staff

The hot SXSW rumor is that CNN is looking to acquire Mashable for some $200 million. But right now it's just that: a rumor. In fact we just heard from a trusted Mashable staffer that founder and CEO P