Twitter hid Trump's violent tweet. Why won't Facebook?

May 29, 2020 Mashable

Donald Trump encouraged violence and Twitter said enough. Facebook did nothing.  On Thursday night, after heated protests over the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Trump tweeted that he wouldn't let "THUGS" dishonor Floyd's memory. Calling it a dog whistle is too generous; it was plainly ...

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Uber Hourly is like having a personal driver — for an hour

May 29, 2020 Mashable

Uber has a new feature so you can feel more like a big deal from the Before Times when really you're just using the same old ride-sharing app.  Starting Tuesday, Uber Hourly is a new option when booking a ride. That means you can book a driver for an hour for $50 and take as many stops as neces...

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Has your opinion about attending conferences changed? Take our survey

May 29, 2020 Search Engine Land

We will share the results and plan to continue to track this Event Participation Index so that others in the events space, like us, are better equipped to make decisions. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Please click the link below to view full content: Source - Search Eng...

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SEOs and developers: Why they’re better together [Video]

May 29, 2020 Search Engine Land

Google’s Martin Splitt discusses his mission to provide both sides with the knowledge and vocabulary necessary to close the gap. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Please click the link below to view full content: Source - Search Engine Land: SEOs and developers: Why they...

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This is virtual therapy’s moment. Can it last?

May 29, 2020 Mashable

I open Instagram for the only glimpse I have of my friends in the outside world. As I scroll, ad after ad assures me that support for loneliness is just a click away.  As much of the country shelters in place due to the global pandemic, virtual therapy is having a moment. The inability to visit...

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Electric ship sets sustainable tourism standard, eliminating noise and pollution

May 29, 2020 Mashable

Brim Explorer is a hybrid electric ship packed with 800 kilowatt hours of batteries, which means it can cruise the waters for 10 hours on 100 percent sustainable electricity.  The ship was specifically designed to have a minimal impact on marine life — its bespoke propulsion system and el...

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Elon Musk gets a $770 million award as Tesla hits goals

May 29, 2020 Mashable

Remember Elon Musk's wild, all-or-nothing Tesla compensation plan? Well, it's certainly not going to be nothing.  In a SEC filing ahead of a shareholder meeting, Tesla said that it has hit the financial goals needed to unlock the first out of 12 possible tranches of Musk's compensation award. M...

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Google launches new AR tool to visualise social distancing rules

May 29, 2020 Mashable

We're all adjusting to a new, socially distant way of life.  Here to help with that is a new tool from Google that uses augmented reality (AR) to help you visualise social distancing restrictions. Sodar is the name of this new experimental tool, brought to use by Experiments with Google. The to...

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This adorable little oven lets you cook outside wherever you go

May 29, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: Get ready for summer cookouts with the Firepod portable oven for $359.99, a 10% savings as of May 29. Raise your hand if you're sick of being indoors. Now raise the other hand if you're sick of cooking dinner. For those with both hands raised, we've got a sweet solution: the Firepod Portable ...

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Get a new-to-you iPad Pro on sale for just $350 — a savings of $250

May 29, 2020 Mashable

TL;DR: Save some cash and score a refurbished 9.7" 32GB iPad Pro with an accessory bundle for just $348.99, a 41% savings as of May 29. We've all dabbled with the idea of buying a tablet at some point. Whether you're a regular traveler, a digital nomad, or someone who's always out and about, tablets...

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