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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mashable’

Oldest Photo Of Human Surfaces Online

The oldest known photograph of a person has surfaced online. The picture, which was taken in 1838 by Louis Daguerre, shows what looks like a deserted city. However, upon closer look, you can see a man getting his boots shined in the lower left hand corner. The two men are the only people that are visible in the photo. However, …

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CNN Mashable Acquisition Rumors Are Back

There were rumors going around at SXSW in April that CNN was in talks to acquire Mashable. Here’s what Reuters had to say about it at the time: Mashable CEO Pete Cashmore at reportedly denied the rumors to Mashable staff. Business Insider is now reporting, citing two unnamed sources, that Mashable execs have been preparing for an acquisition by CNN. …

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Mashable Bought By Conan O’Brien, Replaces CEO

Tech site Mashable has been bought out by the most unlikely of people – late night comedian Conan O’Brien. The purchases comes as a result of O’Brien’s frustration over a lack of decent technology news Web sites and he intends to change it in big ways. The video posted today announcing the purchase of the company details what happens between …

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CNN To Acquire Mashable? A Possibility, According to Reports From SXSW [Updated]

Update: TechCrunch is reporting that Mashable staffers are saying CEO Pete Cashmore is denying the rumors to them. Reports are coming out of SXSW that CNN is in talks to acquire Mashable. This is being reported by the New York Times and multiple others, though there’s no word yet from either CNN or Mashable. The NYT cites “three people with …

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The Next Web Is Most Engaged News Group on Google+

According to a new study from Adam Sherk, after examining the frequency of posts with comments, +1s and shares, found that The Next Web has the highest level of engagement on Google+ among other news organizations. TNW eked out above Mashable, who was followed by Breaking News. After the top three, the amount of engagement among the 45 news organizations …

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