Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Takes Down Huffington Post, Gawker, BuzzFeed

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Con Edison Plant Explosion Flashes Across New York [VIDEO]
Exterior of NYC Building Torn Off by Superstorm Sandy [VIDEO]
Captivating Hurricane Sandy Photos Taken By Readers

Hurricane Sandy Takes Down Huffington Post, Gawker, BuzzFeed
6:32:06 AM
Readers looking for the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy Tuesday morning were disappointed to find some of the top news sites, including The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed and Gawker and its affiliated sites were themselves victims of Sandy. In a...

Conan Previews the iPad Mini Mega [VIDEO]
6:17:47 AM
Oh, iPad mini, will there ever be an end to the jokes pointed at your direction? Seemingly not, as Conan O'Brien has released another spoof video for the iPad mini, this time joking about the device's size. "We put everything you love about the...

Steve Ballmer Shows Off His Windows Phone in New Ad [VIDEO]
5:11:11 AM
Microsoft has launched a new ad for Windows Phone 8, and it features none other than Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Narrated by Ballmer, the ad focuses on the platform's personalization capabilities, and also features Bill Gates -- if only as an...

American Apparel Angers Twittersphere With 'Hurricane Sandy Sale'
4:33:18 AM
An American Apparel ad for a "Hurricane Sandy Sale" has sparked backlash from the Twittersphere. The retailer sent out an email blast Monday night, offering 20% off to customers for the next 36 hours "in case you're bored during the storm." It...

Google Music Ready to Take on iTunes With Warner Agreement
2:58:32 AM
Google is gearing up to go toe-to-toe with Apple and Amazon in MP3 sales. The company announced Monday that Warner Music Group agreed to begin selling its catalog of songs through Google Play. All four major U.S. record labels have now signed on...

Rewarder's Online Marketplace Helps You Find Solutions to Any Problem
Monday, October 29, 2012 11:18 PM
Name: Rewarder One-Liner Pitch: An online marketplace that lets users pay to find solutions to any query or shopping need they might have -- no matter how peculiar it may be. Why It's Taking Off: Rewarder takes the TaskRabbit model and expands it...

Exterior of NYC Building Torn Off by Superstorm Sandy [VIDEO]
Monday, October 29, 2012 10:31 PM
Superstorm Sandy is tearing through New York City, with one building in particular experiencing the brunt of her wrath. In a YouTube video posted Monday, an unidentified building has its entire front exterior ripped off, falling to the streets in...

Captivating Hurricane Sandy Photos Taken By Readers
Monday, October 29, 2012 9:44 PM
As Hurricane Sandy continues to surge, the Mashable community has been sending us photos of the storm. Many people have been advised not to leave their homes, so please stay safe as the hurricane continues. If you have any pictures to share with...

Facebook Users Are All Talking About Hurricane Sandy
Monday, October 29, 2012 8:59 PM
People on the East Coast, as well as their family and friends dispersed throughout the globe, are worried about Hurricane Sandy Naturally, they are airing those concerns to social media. According to Facebook Journalism Program Manager Vadim...

How the World Series Was Won on Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]
Monday, October 29, 2012 8:24 PM
The San Francisco Giants' 2012 World Series title is especially fitting for Mashable readers, as the team has consistently ranked among sports' best in social media as well. So great was the Giants' social impact this year, in fact, that the team...

Profane Craigslist Ad for Galaxy Note Offers a Buffet of Awesome [NSFW]
Monday, October 29, 2012 8:13 PM
There's a new entrant in the fledgling category of "best Craigslist ad ever." Ryan Bannon, partner at PlaygroundInc, a Toronto-based ad agency, is claiming credit for this long-form ad for a Galaxy Note that is very NSFW and arguably quite funny....


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