Twitter actually did LinkedIn a favor, the site has become usable again

Twitter actually did LinkedIn a favor, the site has become usable again

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New It’s been about a week since Twitter laid the smackdown on LinkedIn, enforcing some new rules that restrict third-party developers from basically replicating a Twitter stream. This integration was first announced in 2009. Quickly, the LinkedIn feed became extremely unusable, and before I could figure out spend the time to...
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Facebook’s rocks and hard places

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Facebook can’t make money like LinkedIn does, and can’t invade your stream like Twitter does. This is a problem, and it puts the company between the rock of charging for use and the hard place of relevant mobile advertising. As a pretty damning (and must-read) Forbes piece points out, Linkedin...
Facebook’s rocks and hard places

We could build an open Twitter, but would anyone use it?

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Amid the recent brouhaha over Twitter’s future — which some say is aimed at restricting what developers can do with the real-time information network, in an attempt to monetize it more easily — a number of critics have proposed duplicating the network using open-source tools and principles. This idea,...
We could build an open Twitter, but would anyone use it?

Three Startups Defending Democracy In America: Votizen, Memeorandum, and NationBuilder

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The USA was founded by entrepreneurs who said “England has become bloated with bureaucracy. Let’s disrupt it by starting our own agile, more innovative nation.” But on the country’s 236th birthday, we find some democracy’s machinery needs a tune up. Political news, campaigns, and voting itself require an update for...
Three Startups Defending Democracy In America: Votizen, Memeorandum, and NationBuilder

In the red: 73% of tech IPOs aren’t profitable when they debut

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Photo via Andrew Magill Earlier this week, we reported on the dearth of venture-backed initial public offerings during the second quarter. Just 11 companies made the leap during the second quarter, marking a 42 percent decline. Now, here comes some interesting research from Tableau Software’s Daniel Hom who looks at the...
In the red: 73% of tech IPOs aren’t profitable when they debut

The Amazing Roller-Coaster Career Of LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner (LNKD)

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If you're looking for a case study on why executives today depend on LinkedIn to navigate the job market, look no further than the company's CEO, Jeff Weiner. He's riding high right now. His company's profits are soaring and he's on the cover of Forbes magazine. But how did he...
The Amazing Roller-Coaster Career Of LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner (LNKD)
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MOVE Guides Secures Seed Funding To Revolutionise International Relocations

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MOVE Guides, which competes with Moveline (a TechStars company), is about moving people and families for work internationally. The market is worth more than £40bn annually. That means that if expats were a country, that country would be the 5th largest in the world, and pretty wealthy – international business...
MOVE Guides Secures Seed Funding To Revolutionise International Relocations

UK-based international relocation specialist MOVE Guides ships in £400k in seed funding

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International relocation specialist service MOVE Guides has announced that it has raised £400,000 in seed funding, led by former LinkedIn Europe MD Kevin Eyres, Anthemis Group founder Sean Park and angel investor Sherry Coutou. The company’s UK-based CEO Brynne Herbert raised the revenue during a 5 month period in which she...
UK-based international relocation specialist MOVE Guides ships in £400k in seed funding

How LinkedIn Gets TWENTY Times More Money Per User Than Facebook (LNKD)

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Forbes has LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner on the cover—but the professional social network's business model is the real hero of the story. Here are some of the amazing statistics Forbes' George Anders reports: LinkedIn users spend an average of 18 minutes a month on the site. Facebook users spend 6.4...
How LinkedIn Gets TWENTY Times More Money Per User Than Facebook (LNKD)
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