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LinkedIn sharpens search engine feature

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LinkedIn has revamped its search engine with changes intended to make it easier for members to find information on the business networking site, whose volume of content has increased and grown more diverse in recent years....
LinkedIn sharpens search engine feature
LinkedIn jazzes up user profiles with support for photos and videos

Airbnb Now Wants to Check Your Government ID

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Airbnb is about to take a very big bet against anonymity. Going further than any significant consumer tech company has before, the peer-to-peer travel accommodation site valued at $2.5 billion wants to combine users’ online and offline identities with a process that includes checking official photo IDs. It’s a gamble....
Airbnb Now Wants to Check Your Government ID

Flubit triumphs in the 2013 London Web Summit startup competition

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The likes of Stripe and Twilio both announced significant news for the UK and European tech ecosystem at the London Web Summit earlier today, while a day of pitches from more than twenty startups were finally whittled down to just four finalists. So it seemed a fitting end to proceedings...
Flubit triumphs in the 2013 London Web Summit startup competition

LinkedIn crushes Q4 expectations with revenue of $303.6M, EPS of $0.35 as it passes 200 million users

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Today LinkedIn reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $303.6 million, and earnings per share of $0.35. Analysts had expected revenue of $280 million, and earnings per share of $0.19. LinkedIn, down several points in regular trading, has soared following its smash. Its quarterly revenue was up 81%...
LinkedIn crushes Q4 expectations with revenue of $303.6M, EPS of $0.35 as it passes 200 million users

LinkedIn wins dismissal of lawsuit over massive password breach

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Professional social networking service LinkedIn won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking damages on behalf of premium users who had their log-in passwords exposed as a result of a security breach of the company's servers last year....
LinkedIn wins dismissal of lawsuit over massive password breach
Possible Photos of Second-Generation iPad Mini Rear Shell Surface
Evernote's new features are for the pros

LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

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Caterina Fake co-founded, then sold photo-sharing site Flickr to Yahoo in 2005. She left Yahoo/Flickr in 2008. LinkedIn thinks she should go back. She just tweeted this funny job suggestion from LinkedIn. LinkedIn says I could apply to be Sr. Product Manager of Mobile for Flickr! Plus some other jobs....
LinkedIn's Algorithm Tells Flickr Co-Founder Caterina Fake To Apply For A Job As Senior Product Manager At Flickr (LNKD, YHOO)

SlideShare passes 10M presentations after growing by one-third a year after acquisition by LinkedIn

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SlideShare, a document sharing service, announced today that it has hit a milestone. Now, more than 10 million presentations have been uploaded to the service. This comes as it marks the one-year anniversary when LinkedIn acquired the service for $119 million. Interesting to note, at the time of its acquisition,...
SlideShare passes 10M presentations after growing by one-third a year after acquisition by LinkedIn

LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

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LinkedIn is rolling out a new, simplified look for the section of its social network which gives users a comprehensive list of the people who have recently viewed their profile. The layout for users with a ‘free’ account is largely the same, showing a mixture of known colleagues and contacts...
LinkedIn redesigns its 'Who's Viewed Your Profile' page, expands analytics for Premium members

Glide combines cloud accounts on iPhone but Apple seems upset about the message sent

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Got too many cloud storage accounts with files seemingly scattered across them all? Perhaps Glide, a mobile app that combines multiple cloud storage accounts can help. The app already supports Windows 8 and Android devices, but added a version for Apple’s iPhone on Thursday. Even though Apple approved the application,...
Glide combines cloud accounts on iPhone but Apple seems upset about the message sent

LinkedIn launches revamped "Contacts" feature alongside new standalone iPhone app

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As part of its new revamped Contacts section coming soon for select users on the desktop, LinkedIn today is also launching a standalone Contacts app for iPhone that allows users to manage address books, emails, and calendars by contact and access all content related to specific contacts from one...
LinkedIn launches revamped "Contacts" feature alongside new standalone iPhone app
Online identity is changing, but engagement is still key

Cobook updates its iOS app so users can sign-up and share Livecards without a Facebook account

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Cobook, a contacts management app for the iPhone and OS X, is continuing to develop its Livecards feature with an iOS update that removes its dependency on Facebook account integration. Cobook started life as a contacts book app for Mac users, but has since migrated to iOS as a replacement for...
Cobook updates its iOS app so users can sign-up and share Livecards without a Facebook account
After Deals With Pearson & McGraw Hill, Pathbrite Adds $4M To Take Digital Portfolios Beyond The Campus
Hitting the gas: FireEye raises $50 million and builds out senior team

Feedly adds 3M users in 2 weeks, updates mobile apps

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In the aftermath of Google announcing it will shut down RSS content aggregator Google Reader on July 1, alternative RSS services prospered from a huge influx of users searching for a replacement, including Feedly, which today announced that it’s added 3 million new users in two weeks since Google’s announcement and...
Feedly adds 3M users in 2 weeks, updates mobile apps

LinkedIn pulls the plug on 'Bang With Professionals' site

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LinkedIn has shut off its API access to "Bang With Professionals," a Web service that was intended to facilitate more, say, intimate connections among users of the business-oriented social networking site....
LinkedIn pulls the plug on 'Bang With Professionals' site

LivingSocial Hacked -- More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed

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LivingSocial, the daily deals site owned in part by Amazon, has suffered a massive cyber-attack on its computer systems, which an email — just sent to employees and obtained by AllThingsD.com — said resulted in “unauthorized access to some customer data from our servers.” The breach has impacted 50...
LivingSocial Hacked -- More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed

Nextdoor, Social Network for Neighborhoods, Gets Facebook, LinkedIn Backer

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Nextdoor, a San Francisco-based Web site for connecting neighbors, has something else in common with Facebook and LinkedIn, its far bigger and better known peers in the social networking trade: the same early investor. Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm that made investments years ago in LinkedIn and Facebook, has...
Nextdoor, Social Network for Neighborhoods, Gets Facebook, LinkedIn Backer

Keep your social accounts neat with Tidy Suite

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Tidy Suite is a new iOS app from MeFollow. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, with additional in-app purchases required to unlock the majority of its features. Tidy Suite markets itself as a “Social Network Hub,” promising a single app from which users can access...
Keep your social accounts neat with Tidy Suite

Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set

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Endorsements, a lightweight way for people on LinkedIn to recommend each other’s skills, has picked up some significant traction in its first five months of life. Today, LinkedIn is announcing that Endorsements has passed the 1 billion milestone — with 58 million members getting recognition on their profiles for different...
Endorsements, LinkedIn's Answer To Klout, Passes 1B Recommendations And Builds Up A New Data Set
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Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

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Facebook’s unveiling of Home yesterday appears to have ruffled a few feathers over at Windows Phone HQ. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, has criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s new feature for its underlying similarities with the Windows Phone mobile operating system. In a blog post...
Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

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We all know by now that the right mentor can be a huge boon to your career. But actually finding the right Larry Summers to your Sheryl Sandberg can be awkward at best, and impossible at worst. A new startup launching today called Everwise is looking to help. The San...
Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

Facebook Graph Search takes on Google

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Facebook's new smart search tool challenges Yelp, LinkedIn and Google. Also, new car tech unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show includes eye tracking, and hand gestures to change radio stations. [Read more]...
Facebook Graph Search takes on Google
iPhoneDevSDK Details What Led to Apple, Facebook Hacking

Hearsay Social hires former Microsoft and Google execs in bid to dominate social for enterprise

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Social media management software provider Hearsay Social has hired two former executives at two of the tech industry’s top companies. Announced today, Michael Lock, the founding executive of Google Enterprise, and Mark Gilbert, a product veteran at Microsoft, have signed on to help “bring social sales and marketing to the...
Hearsay Social hires former Microsoft and Google execs in bid to dominate social for enterprise

Business social network XING buys employer review platform Kununu for up to $12.3m

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XING, Europe’s LinkedIn, has acquired kununu, Europe’s Glassdoor, for up to 9.4 million euros ($12.3 million). Kununu is an employer assessment and review platform that enables people to rate their jobs and the company they work for. The service is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and Vienna-based kununu claims...
Business social network XING buys employer review platform Kununu for up to $12.3m
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