Molly McHugh

Molly McHugh

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Before coming to Digital Trends, Molly worked as a freelance writer, occasional photographer, and general technical lackey. She's a sucker for animated GIF blogs, hours-long Wikipedia hunts, road trips, YouTube binges, and the Portland Trail Blazers. Molly is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications (go Ducks). You can find her on Twitter (@iammollymchugh) and Instagram (@mollygrams).

MySpace mulling massive layoffs?

2010 wasn't great for MySpace, and 2011 might be off to a similar start. A report says the company could be slashing its number of employees in half sometime soon.

Social Media

Nintendo 3DS stolen in China, closer look revealed

A Nintendo 3DS has slipped out of factory and into enthusiast fans, giving fans a sneak peak at the upcoming handheld console.


CES 2011 rumor roundup

It's finally here. In mere days we'll be able to tell you about all the new technology heading your way. To tide you over, here's a look at some of the most persistent CES rumors out there.


China threatens to ban Skype

China is sending a warning to VoIP sites by labeling Skype illegal, saying only companies native to the country can offer the service.


California man supports himself by suing spammers

We all hate spam, but maybe not as much as Dan Balsam, who began a new career to take on purveyors of the annoying e-mails.


Who’s going to buy Delicious? No one, yet

The saga continues as Delicious continues to try and find itself a new home, and some close to the situation say it's not going to be easy.


Facebook claims 44 percent of online sharing

It's been a busy year for the social networking giant, and to finish it out, a new infographic claims Facebook is the place to share.


LG joining Vizio, will unveil 3D TV with passive glasses at CES

Hot on the heels of Vizio's announcement about its 3D TV with passive glasses, LG follows suit and will show one off at CES.


Sony files suit against LG

In the latest round of electronics lawsuits, Sony is suing LG for what looks to be patent infringement on its smartphone technology.


Verizon will launch its first 4G phone at CES and it won’t be the iPhone

Verizon plans to unveil its first 4G phone at CES, and all signs point to the HTC Thunderbolt. Anyone holding out hope for an iPhone announcement from the carrier might want to prepare for a disappointment.

Android Army

Mayor uses Twitter to help snowed-in citizens

The east coast is experiencing a blizzard of epic proportions, but not to fear Newark, New Jersey – your mayor is on Twitter.

Social Media

Groupon files to raise up to $950 mln

A new round of funding could push Groupon beyond the $6 billion Google wanted to buy it for.


Three (smudge-proof) versions of the iPad 2 rumored to be released in spring

In the latest iPad 2 rumor, we're hearing that Apple could release multiple versions of the tablet and that users will see an improved screen.


Time Warner Cable won’t turn in porn pirates

Time Warner Cable is bent on keeping its customers lawsuit-free as porn distributors try to crack down on illegal file-sharing.


Pew finds 26% of Americans used smartphones in midterm elections

A new survey takes an in-depth look at who was involved in mobile politics and how they used smartphones to participate in the 2010 midterm elections.