Companies make hundreds of billions of dollars selling data tracking where you go and what you buy — here’s how one app lets you get a slice of the profits

Companies make hundreds of billions of dollars selling data tracking where you go and what you buy — here’s how one app lets you get a slice of the profits

Killi wants to give its users control of their data that’s collected and sold to companies — and have them get paid for it, too.The app collects data from its users and sells it to companies, then splits the profits 50/50 with those users.”The way in which people are collecting data and storing data is…

Masturbation meditation works. Here’s the proof.

Masturbation meditation works. Here’s the proof.

March Mindfulness is Mashable’s series that examines the intersection of meditation practice and technology. Because even in the time of coronavirus, March doesn’t have to be madness.  I don’t know about you, but life’s recently felt like a fever dream of anxious days and sleepless nights. As terrifying news alerts bombarded my phone, though, only…

How millennials are saving the porn industry

How millennials are saving the porn industry

This year Mashable is celebrating the season of love with Horny on Main, an exploration of the many ways that thirsting for sex affects our lives. Millennials have been blamed for killing porn, but will they actually be the ones to save the industry in the end? “A few years ago,” says Alex Hawkins of…