Facebook facing federal investigation for alleged racist hiring practices

Once again, Facebook is under government scrutiny.  Just a few weeks before CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify in front of Congress regarding online misinformation, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (or EEOC) has opened a “systemic” probe into the company’s racial hiring and promoting history, Reuters reported. That “systemic” designation enables the EEOC to […]

Tesla asks fans to lobby the government on its behalf

Tesla fans: Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to go to bat politically for the company. The electric automaker has launched a new online portal called the Tesla Engagement Platform, as spotted by CNBC Friday. It is a hub where Tesla posts actions its users can take, like contacting government officials when […]

Apple is discontinuing the pricey iMac Pro, so get it while you can

Bad news for anyone who still wants the iMac Pro desktop computer Apple launched way back in 2017: Its days are numbered. Apple is discontinuing the formerly build-to-order desktop behemoth, 9to5Mac reported. You can still get the default model with no extra bells or whistles for $5,000 as long as supplies last, but after that, […]

What are NFTs? Everything you need to know.

NFTs are the latest cryptocurrency rage these days, with bands like Kings of Leon releasing their next album as limited edition “golden tickets,” and NBA digital collectibles being sold for millions of dollars.  They’re interesting to collectors and cryptocurrency fans alike, but is there a future there? In other words: Should you spend some actual […]

Hey you, come chill (virtually) at Mashable Home 2021

Anyone who’s been to South by Southwest knows the experience isn’t complete without a trip to the Mashable House, our onsite HQ. Since the festival is fully online this year, you unfortunately won’t be able to attend the annual immersive experience in person.  But fear not: We’re bringing it to you with the Mashable Home. […]

Overhaul your WFH setup with these deals on desks, monitors, keyboards and more

Working from home may sound nice, but if you don’t have a proper setup, it can be pretty unproductive. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to transform your space into a productivity haven — you just need the right equipment. And you’re just in time, too. We’ve found a ton of keyboards, mice, monitors, and desks on […]

Snag a portable speaker for the spring — this one's nearly 30% off

TL;DR: As of March 6, get a refurbished JBL Flip 5 and a protective storage case for $99.99 — a 28% savings. If you’re looking for a way to take your tunes outside this spring, turn to JBL’s portable speaker lineup. The JBL Flip 5 is a particularly good option — and for a limited […]

Learn to code online with this $35 Python training

TL;DR: Get started on learning programming languages with the The 2021 Premium Python Certification Bootcamp Bundle, on sale for 98% off. As of March 6, get the 13-class bundle for only $34.99. Interested in learning Python, the general-purpose language often used for data science and machine learning? While it is considered one of the easier […]

Improve your golf swing with a handy training device on sale

TL;DR: Get ready for golf season with TheHANGER Golf Training Aid, on sale for $55.99 — a 20% savings — as of March 6. No matter how long you’ve been playing, golf can be frustrating. Instead of getting in your head about it, try finding tools that can help improve arguably the most vital part […]