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Mercedes-Maybach concept car is electric, ultra-luxurious, and ready for tea time

The finest of china to sip tea.

A look inside this luxury crossover SUV reveals plushy leather sets and a tea service console. Image: mercedes By Sasha Lekach2018-04-25 01:39:53 UTC A concept car from Mercedes is revving up car enthusiasts ahead of this year’s Beijing Auto Show. The Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is an electric idea with an interior to match its […]

Save a whopping $165 on this Ninja 4-in-1 system, which includes a blender, spiralizer, and food processor

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. This Ninja blender system is on sale for less than $ 100, a price we rarely see for this item. Image: ninja By Carlos CadornigaMashable Deals2018-04-24 14:19:45 UTC This Ninja 4-in-1 blending system is going to be your […]

Target plans to build hundreds of EV chargers at stores across 20 states

Tesla electric cars juice up at a Target parking lot.

Charge your electric vehicle while you shop. Image: target By Sasha Lekach2018-04-23 21:45:55 UTC Target wants to make your next shopping trip worth the drive, so it’s adding hundreds of charging stations for electric vehicles to its parking lots across the country. The big-box retailer announced Monday an expanded EV charging program, offering Tesla, ChargePoint, […]

A UK journalist is suing Facebook for defamation over fake ads

Examples of the ads shown on Facebook.

By Rachel Thompson2018-04-23 10:22:42 UTC A high-profile British journalist and entrepreneur has announced he plans to sue Facebook for defamation over fake adverts published on the site.  Martin Lewis, founder of consumer help site MoneySavingExpert.com, announced he’s issuing High Court proceedings for a “campaigning defamation lawsuit against Facebook.”  According to a statement, Facebook “has published […]

Good guy with no gun James Shaw Jr. disarmed Waffle House shooter

James Shaw Jr., center. Image: Jason Davis/Getty Images By Jack Morse2018-04-23 00:32:42 UTC Tragedy struck the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville early Sunday morning when an armed man shot two individuals outside of a Waffle House before proceeding inside and killing two more.  In the face of that horror, reports the Tennessean, one Waffle House customer, […]

Hackers want your data. Meet the ones who are trying to protect it.

Participants in the World Hackathon in Guadalajara, Mexico, in July of 2017 Image: Ulises Ruiz Basurto/EPA/REX/Shutterstock By Monica Chin2018-04-22 13:00:00 UTC The last two years have seen the Equifax breach, the WannaCry cyberattack, a nefarious DDoS attack that destroyed the internet for a full day, and a laundry list of other security breaches of the […]

AT&T and Verizon investigated for possibly colluding to make your smartphone life worse

Exciting stuff.

Business as usual. Image: Richard Levine/Getty By Jack Morse2018-04-21 20:18:07 UTC AT&T and Verizon don’t want to let you out of their grasps.  So much so, in fact, that they may have colluded to make it harder for you to switch cellphone carriers.  So reports The New York Times, which notes that the Justice Department […]

Bring on museum companion apps — but only if they're absolutely awesome

I just wanted to LEARN.

Art-scanning apps for museums have a lot of potential. But there are pitfalls. Image: courtesy of R/GA By Rachel Kraus2018-04-21 13:00:00 UTC On a weekday afternoon in the Greek and Roman sculpture hall at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, I was, to my surprise, the only visitor on my phone.  The long gallery was fairly […]

Google's plan to fix texting on Android is really about the death of SMS

Google has a new plan to fix texting on Android. Image: bob al-greene/mashable By Karissa Bell2018-04-21 00:56:49 UTC Google finally has a plan to fix Android’s texting problem. This week, the company confirmed its long-rumored plan to improve messaging on Android and bring its features up to par with other popular messaging apps like Apple’s […]

Save on power banks and re-charge your devices anywhere you go

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. It’s basically like bringing an outlet with you. These power banks by Poweradd are less than $ 20. Image: Poweradd By Carlos CadornigaMashable Deals2018-04-20 14:19:12 UTC We’ve all had those moments where our devices are seriously low on […]