Mashable is a digital media website founded by Pete Cashmore in 2005. Mashable was founded by Pete Cashmore while living in Aberdeen, Scotland, in July 2005. Early iterations of the site were a simple WordPress blog, with Cashmore as sole author. Fame came quickly, with Time magazine noting Mashable as one of the 25 best blogs of 2009; as of November 2015, it had over 3,200,000 fans on Facebook. In June 2016, it acquired YouTube channel CineFix from Whalerock Industries. In December 2017, Ziff Davis bought Mashable for $50 million, a price described by Recode as a "fire sale" price. Mashable had not been meeting its advertising targets, accumulating $4.2 million in losses in the quarter ending September 2017. After the sale, Mashable preserved top management; because of the drop in value, stock options issued to employees became worthless. On 27 November 2007, Mashable launched the 1st International Open Web Awards to recognize the best online communities and services. Voting was conducted online through its 24 blog partners.
On 10 January 2008 at the Palace Hotel, San Francisco, Mashable announced the winners of the first Open Web Awards. Winners included Digg, Google, YouTube, ESPN, Cafemom and Pandora; the 2nd Annual Open Web Awards was an online international competition that took place between November and December 2008. Among the winners in the "People's Choice" component were Encyclopedia Dramatica in the wiki category, Digg in the "Social News and Social Bookmarking" category, Netlog in the "Mainstream and Large Social Networks" category and MySpace in the "Places and Events" category; the 3rd Open Web Awards were held in November and December 2009. Winners included Pandora Radio for best mobile music site or app, Fish Wrangler for best Facebook game, "Surprise Marriage Proposal in Spain" as best YouTube video. In 2010, Mashable renamed the Open Web Awards to the 4th Annual Mashable Awards; the Mashable Awards launched on 27 September 2010 with nominations for categories including Best Mobile Game, Best Use of an API, Best Web Video, Most Promising New Company and Entrepreneur of the Year.
Winners included HootSuite for Best Social Media Management Tool, ReachLocal for Best Social Media Service for Small Business, iPad for Best New Gadget, Angry Birds for Best Mobile Game. List of blogs
Glennray Tutor is an American painter, known for his photorealistic paintings. He is considered to be part of the Photorealism art movement, his paintings are immersed with bright colors, nostalgic items and with a complete focus on detail. Tutor is a graduate of the University of Mississippi where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Art and English in 1974 and his Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting in 1976. Glennray Tutor's earliest work was that of barren landscapes resembling the South West United States and Mexico, with titles such as The Road to the Mesa; this work is marked by muted earth colors and rich blacks and is called "The Structure Series." During this time he illustrated several book covers by Michael Bishop which can be described as fantasy pieces. Tutor's first Photorealist paintings were done in the early 1980s, without knowledge of the original Photorealism movement, his subject matter ranged from Still Lifes of mason jars and toys to rural landscapes. In the mid-1980s he became aware of the original Photorealism painters and was receptive to the work of Ralph Goings.
By the end of the 1980s, Tutor's subject matter had exclusively become still lifes consisting of the small commonplace artifacts of daily life nostalgic items, such as glass jars, cola bottles and fireworks. Many of Tutor's paintings have appeared in and on the covers of books, record albums, magazines, he has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions, at such venues as The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson. Tutor's work can be found in many public and private collections, including The Seymour Lawrence Collection of American Art, The Roger Horchow Collection of Art, FedEx Corporation, The Howard Tullman Collection of Art, Universal Studios, NBC Network, Hospital Corporation of America, 20th Century Fox Studios among others. During the years of 1999 - 2000 his artwork was featured in a show known as "Outward Bound: American Art on the Brink of the Twenty-first Century: An Exhibition of American Contemporary Art", sponsored by the Mobil Corporation. Tutor's work was displayed alongside other artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Chuck Close, Audrey Flack, Robert Gniewek and Robert Rauschenberg as well as many others.
The traveling gallery show started in Washington, DC and toured South Eastern Asia. Glennray Tutor lives in Mississippi, his youngest son, Zach Tutor, is an curator of the art blog Supersonic Electronic. His oldest son, Kyle Barnett is a successful businessman living in Arizona. Photorealism Hyperrealism Ralph Goings Charles Bell Glennray Tutor In-depth Interview with Glennray Tutor
Ralph Neville, 2nd Baron Neville of Raby was an English aristocrat, the son of Ralph Neville, 1st Baron Neville de Raby by Eupheme de Clavering. Neville led the English forces to victory against King David II of Scotland at the Battle of Neville's Cross on 17 October 1346, he married Alice de Audley, daughter of Hugh de Audley, 1st Lord Audley of Stratton Audley and Isolde le Rous, on 14 Jan 1326 with whom he had thirteen children: Euphemia Neville, married firstly in 1344 Robert Clifford, 4th Baron Clifford, secondly Reynold Lucy, son of Thomas Baron Lucy and thirdly Walter Heselarton, knight. John Neville, 3rd Baron Neville de Raby, married firstly Maud Percy and secondly Elizabeth Latimer and had issue with both Margaret Neville, married firstly William de Ros, 3rd Baron de Ros, by whom she had no issue, secondly Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, by whom she had issue, she married Sir Jean William 6th Earl DeRoss with issue. Catherine Neville, married William Dacre, 2nd Baron Dacre of Gillesland Sir Ralph Neville, married Elizabeth de Ledes Robert Neville of Eldon, married Clara Pinckney William Neville, married firstly Elizabeth Le Waleys and secondly Alice de St Philbert Eleanor Neville, married Geoffrey Scrope Alexander Neville, Archbishop of York Elizabeth Neville Isabel Neville, married Hugh FitzHugh FitzHenry Thomas Neville Alice Neville "Neville family".
Tudorplace.com. Retrieved 2 July 2008. Burke, John. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland. 2. London: Henry Colburn. Tuck, Anthony. "Neville, fourth Lord Neville". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/19950. The first edition of this text is available at Wikisource: Tait, J.. "Neville, Ralph de". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 40. London: Smith, Elder & Co. Ralph Neville, 2nd Baron Nevill of Raby