• Know your worth: How to negotiate compensation at a startup
  • How to get a job at: Getty Images
  • Here are the funniest lines from a coal CEO’s attempted takedown of John Oliver’s coal industry takedown
  • Singer And Former ‘Glee’ Star Comes Out As Transgender
  • MLB swings for the VR fences with Samsung, Intel partnerships

Know your worth: How to negotiate compensation at a startup

Image: Shutterstock / Sonpichit Salangsing Have you ever felt you were worth more than you were being paid? I hear you. And, I want you to know that you may never quite feel compensated for your complete worth. Thats a conversation to have internally. The number on your paycheck doesnt define your full worth. The quality of your performance and success in executing goals will garner you the appreciation you…

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How to get a job at: Getty Images

Image: Shutterstock / lOvE lOvE “How to get a job at:” is a series of interviews with hiring managers at companies in order to provide specific and useful insight into… well, how to get a job. Read the first installment here. Imagine standing on the red carpet of the Met Gala, photographing Rihannas ensemble and immortalizing this moment for years to come. Thats just another day in the life for…

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Here are the funniest lines from a coal CEO’s attempted takedown of John Oliver’s coal industry takedown

John Oliver is facing the legal wrath of a lawsuit-happy coal baron after a brutal segment in which the host tore into the American coal industry. The document accuses Oliver of a “ruthless character assassination” of Robert Murray, CEO of the nation’s largest coal mining operation, Murray Energy. SEE ALSO: Coal company sues John Oliver for being John Oliver It didn’t exactly come as a surprise; in fact, Oliver more…

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Singer And Former ‘Glee’ Star Comes Out As Transgender

The singer formerly known as Charice Pempengco, who first rose to fame as a young Filipina with a powerhouse voice, announced this week his transgender identity. After the digital overhaul, the singer thanked his fans for the support on Twitter. Yes, Im a lesbian, Zyrus said then. I dont see a problem with that, because for me there isnt a problem. Now, I would like to ask for forgiveness from…

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MLB swings for the VR fences with Samsung, Intel partnerships

Image: mlb  Some media analysts are convinced VR video will soon be bigeven though most people still haven’t tried on a VR headset yet. That isn’t stopping players like Major League Baseball (MLB) from jumping into a new partnership with Samsung to provide users with all the baseball-related VR content they can handle. SEE ALSO: Step into the octagon with a live UFC fight in virtual reality On Wednesday, the…

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How to does the OnePlus 5’s Portrait mode compare to the iPhone 7 Plus’s?

Which phone camera takes the best photos?Image: raymond wong/mashable There are many features to consider when buying a smartphone. None, perhaps, is more important than the camera. The camera(s) on both the front and back of phones have really transformed from potatoes to point-and-shoot replacements in the last few years. Virtually every flagship phone released last year takes great photos. Hell, even budget phones stepped their photography game up. For…

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The 2018 Olympics will have Intel all the way inside

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showing off one of his Shooting Star drones.Image: lance ulanoff/mashable The next Olympic Games are gonna be lit… with technology. Intel, which became an official Olympic Partner on Wednesday (and makes most of the CPUs inside today’s PCs and all of them on Macs), promises to bring a wide array of cutting-edge technology to the Olympic games, beginning with the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang,…

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Price match wisely with eBay’s new feature

Image: Jose Sanchez/AP/REX/Shutterstock Before you buy that nifty appliance or old C.D. on eBay, you may want to take a swing around the internet to check out how much the same items are fetching on other sites. The online retailer and auction site announced Wednesday that it will start price-matching items under its eBay Deals section, The Verge reported. With the new deal, if you find an item on eBay…

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Women finally have equality in Uber’s leadership now that so many men resigned over misconduct

#equalityImage: GILLIERON/EPA/REX/Shutterstock One side effect of male executives resigning over misconduct: Uber has reached equality in its top leadership. Uber, once run by about 17 men and five women, is now run by about seven women and seven men, according to our analysis. CEO Travis Kalanick’s resignation on Tuesday night capped off an exodus of executives from the company. The ride-hailing giant, under close scrutiny for its macho culture and…

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5 things that are killing your productivity

Image: Sanja Kaz/shutterstock Do you have days when you feel like youve been working non-stop, but cant recall what you actually accomplished? In todays work culture, we usually blame email, social media, and meetings for our depleted effectiveness. And to be sure, youre not going to get a lot done if you are obsessively checking your email or Facebook feed in the midst of every task. However, I have tried…

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Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom – BBC News

In 2015 one market research company estimated the UK market could be worth as much as 3.6bn. But there is little doubt it has grown significantly over the past decade. Focus on body image The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels of anxiety around appearance, the rise of social media where photos can receive positive or…

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Top 6 reasons why the OnePlus 5 rules

The OnePlus 5's is Android nirvana.Image: raymond wong/mashable The long-awaited OnePlus 5 is here. And. It. Is. Glorious. The OnePlus 5 is what you get when take a Google Pixel XL and marry it to the iPhone 7 Plus’s dual cameras. It’s the perfect phone for anyone who loves Android and wants the iPhone 7 Plus’s cameras, and hates iOS. SEE ALSO: OnePlus 5 confirmed to be a performance beast…

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Fitbit will bring wearables to the NBA with brand new sponsorship deal

Fitbit enters pro basketball via a new sponsorship deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves.Image: fitbit UPDATE: June 20, 2017, 5:27 p.m. EDT This story was updated to better reflect how the Timberwolves players will use Fitbit’s technology. Fitbit is finally making the leap to the major leagues. Fitbit and the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves have signed a deal to make the wearable maker just the seventh jersey patch sponsor in the NBA,…

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Instagram Stories is hurting Snapchat more than we thought

Image: lili sams/mashable Instagram Stories is still eating Snapchat alive, and we have fresh data to prove it. Instagram’s Stories now have 250 million daily active users, up from 200 million in April, according to the company. At the same time, engagement with Snapchat Stories declined 50 percent in June compared with the same time last year, according to new numbers from social analytics company Delmondo. “We saw a decline…

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How I transitioned into the freelance economy

Image:  Vasylyna Halun/shutterstock Five years ago, I was one year into a salary writing job at a luxury fashion brand when it hit me: I was being grossly overpaid. You read right. I was overpaid. As a writer. In fashion. You can imagine my boss face whenat our monthly review I marched into his office, diligently listed out my responsibilitiesand informed him that I was being overpaid. Through the most…

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With Whole Foods, Amazon is going to eat the grocery industry

Image: Shutterstock / Dmitry Guzhanin News broke last week of Amazons plans to acquire supermarket chain Whole Foods for a reported $13.7 billion. The purchase of the Austin-based grocers more than 450 stores marks Amazons most ambitious step into the brick and mortar retail space, giving them immediate access to a large network of physical locations. While Amazons Prime Now offering has already begun shaking the U.S. retail industry, their…

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Reducing baby deaths and brain injuries during childbirth – BBC News

The findings The report looked at all 1,136 stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occurred on UK maternity units during 2015: 126 babies were stillborn 156 died within the first seven days after birth 854 babies had severe brain injury (based on information available within the first seven days after birth. It is not known how many might have significant long-term disability) Local investigations into a quarter of the…

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DoD still using 8-inch floppies and other infrastructure horror stories from Jared Kushner

Jared Kushner (left) and Apple CEO Tim CookImage: SHAWN THEW/EPA/REX/Shutterstock I dont care what Jared Kushners voice sounds like. Its what he said that blew me away. The globetrotting head of the White House Office of American Innovation broke his cipher-like silence on Monday to offer a stunning outline of the federal government’s recidivistic tech tendencies. Chief among them is that the U.S. Department of Defense still uses 8-inch floppy…

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9 high-tech robots that will change your lifestyle for the better

Image: iRobot Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Humanity is so last season. Its time to make way for the bots. Got a lawn that needs mowing? Need a new form of transportation? There are robots for that. Robots are taking over and we love it. There is a high-tech AI out there for everyone and heres the list…

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Surface Laptop lets you revert back to Windows 10 S from Windows 10 Pro

Good news no great news the one thing that crippled Microsoft’s first laptop, the Surface Laptop, is no more. As we said in our review, Windows 10 S and the fact that it only lets you install apps from the Windows Store (there’s no Chrome!) is too restrictive, and anybody who buys a Surface Laptop should immediately upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. The downside to upgrading from 10 S to…

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Instagram creates an art gallery for Cannes called #WanderandWonder

Image: cannes lions All your favorite and least favorite tech giants are in Cannes this week, trying to impress the world’s wealthiest advertisers with good conversation, great wine, and outlandish displays at Cannes Lions, an international festival of creativity for the creative communications industry. Instagram, the Facebook-owned app known for supporting photographers and models, is at Cannes this year and to celebrate, the platform built an art gallery, titled #WanderandWonder….

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Trump called on tech giants and most of them came

President Donald Trump wants to modernize government systems, and he is asking the CEOs of the world’s largest tech companies for help. Many executives, like those at Apple, Amazon, and Google, are listening and offering their words of wisdom, while others, like Facebook, appear to be keeping their distance at least publicly. SEE ALSO: Former Twitter chief likens Trump meeting to ‘waterboarding’ On Monday, tech leaders, including Amazon’s Jeff Bezos,…

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Killing Of Muslim Teen Was Road Rage, Not A Hate Crime, Police Say

Darwin A. Martinez Torres, a 22-year-old resident of Sterling, VA,was chargedon Monday with assaulting and ultimately killing Hassanen was one of several teenagers returning to the mosque in Sterling in the early hours of Monday morning after grabbing a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant, according to investigators.Martinez Torres drove past the group of as many as 15 teenagers some were walking, some were riding bicycles and got into…

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Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview Had Lower Ratings Than A Game-Show Rerun

In the end, the fierce dispute over whether Kelly should have given air time to Jones seems to have garnered a lot more attention than her interview with him. Kellys show was not only beaten out by an ABC rerun of Americas Funniest Home Videos that attracted 3.7 million viewers, but also by a CBS rerun of 60 Minutes watched by 5.3 million viewers, and Foxs U.S. Golf Open Championship…

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Kim Kardashian picked an interesting time to adopt two identical puppies

Kim sees your human twins, Bey, and raises you two puppies.Image: GC Images Look, we’re not saying there’s any wrong time to announce that you’ve brought two literal snowballs into the family, but right after news that Beyonc’s twins were born is an interesting choice. Especially if, like Kim Kardashian, you’re rumored to have some bad blood with Queen Bey. And yet, here’s Kim K (who has often expressed disinterest…

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