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6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Reportedly Leaked, LinkedIn Is “Looking Into” It

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If you’re a LinkedIn user, do yourself a favor and change your password right now — according to a new report from Dagens IT, nearly 6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords were dumped onto a Russian hacker site. The news comes right on the heels of yet another user security kerfuffle,...
6.5 Million LinkedIn Passwords Reportedly Leaked, LinkedIn Is “Looking Into” It
Iraq Veterans Launch RallyPoint: A LinkedIn For The Military (And Life After)

Meet Achoo, the company that wants to make bragging socially acceptable

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You’ve had a great day, you’ve conquered the world and done extraordinary things, but how can you tell everyone without becoming a bore or a braggart? If you fancy cheering for yourself and your accomplishments, then Achoo, is for you. Andrus Purde, co-founder of Achoo noted that designers use Zerply and...
Meet Achoo, the company that wants to make bragging socially acceptable

Report: LinkedIn Leads In Social Job Recruiting Followed By Twitter And Facebook

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Bullhorn, which develops a recruitment software and applicant tracking system, is releasing a new Social Recruiting Activity Report, which examines the usage of social media in executive and job recruiting. Bullhorn found that LinkedIn leads among the frequency of usage by recruiters and their effectiveness for sourcing candidates, followed by...
Report: LinkedIn Leads In Social Job Recruiting Followed By Twitter And Facebook
Dear College Students: LinkedIn Is Not The Same As Facebook

Before LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman Founded An Overeager Dating Site (LNKD)

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The idea for LinkedIn didn't just spring fully formed into Reid Hoffman's head. He had been experimenting with the idea of social networks for years. His first try was a dating service in 1997 called SocialNet. It was an ambitious idea. Not only would SocialNet find you a date, it...
Before LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman Founded An Overeager Dating Site (LNKD)

LinkedIn releases iPad app with calendar syncing and Retina graphics

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Click to view slideshow. A long awaited iPad version of popular professional networking service and social network LinkedIn has finally arrived alongside an updated iPhone app and brand new interfaces for the service. As you’d expect, the app provides much of the same features of the previous iPhone version with...
LinkedIn releases iPad app with calendar syncing and Retina graphics
Mobile Could Be What Makes Private Social Networks Succeed

LinkedIn follows Twitter and Facebook with how-to guide for Japanese users

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LinkedIn is following a tried and tested method for increasing user numbers and activity in Japan, after it launched a ‘Navi” site, aka online how-to guide, to demonstrate how the country’s Internet users can benefit from the professional networking site. The website is a fully Japanese service that demonstrates all...
LinkedIn follows Twitter and Facebook with how-to guide for Japanese users

In a world of professional networking, OneLeap links connections with philanthropic causes

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It costs £375 to get in touch with Bill Liao, an entrepreneur, diplomat and founder of WeForest, but only £40 to connect with Adam Parr, the Chairman of Williams F1 and it’s just £30 to email with Rupert Turnbull, the Publisher of Wired Magazine. Once you’ve sent a pitch and paid your dues, you’ll receive...
In a world of professional networking, OneLeap links connections with philanthropic causes

LinkedIn Posts Profit Jump

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LinkedIn's fourth-quarter earnings soared as the professional-networking site's revenue more than doubled....
LinkedIn Posts Profit Jump

LinkedIn Competitor Branches Out to 300 Million Users

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BranchOut, a professional networking app built on Facebook, says it has reached 300 million registered users, double the number of its biggest competitor, LinkedIn. BranchOut CEO Rick Marini says his user base is able to grow faster than LinkedIn because he has access to Facebook’s 845 million users. He has...
LinkedIn Competitor Branches Out to 300 Million Users

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman joins advisory board of Latin-American software giant Globant

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Globant, a massive Argentinian software development, IT services and maintenance outsourcing company serving customers all over the globe, this morning announced a major addition to its board of advisors. Serial entrepreneur, startup investor and author Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, will be sharing his knowledge with the Latin-American IT giant,...
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman joins advisory board of Latin-American software giant Globant

LinkedIn Reaches 1M Users In Singapore, Or 20% Of The Country's Population

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LinkedIn has acquired one million users in Singapore, or 20 percent of its 5 million population, since the service’s launch there in 2011, the professional networking site announced today. This milestone means that about 70 percent of Singapore’s labor force and students now have accounts on the Web site, according...
LinkedIn Reaches 1M Users In Singapore, Or 20% Of The Country's Population
The Biggest Threat To LinkedIn: The Power Of Many, Not One

Poor LinkedIn, the ugly stepsister of social networking | Bim Adewunmi

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The professional networking site is often seen as a bit too much like hard work. Now it's been hacked, few seem to carePoor LinkedIn. It just can't seem to catch a break. When news broke that the business social network's password database had been hacked, there came the dull roar...
Poor LinkedIn, the ugly stepsister of social networking | Bim Adewunmi

Four Potential Crashers of the Social Media Party

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People are building businesses around Facebook, Twitter and, most recently, Pinterest. Wall Street is getting ready to be on Facebook's initial public offering. Everyone is seemingly in love with the potential to profit from social media. But before we declare social media the next big thing once and for all,...
Four Potential Crashers of the Social Media Party

Twitter Turns off 'tweet' Tap to LinkedIn

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Twitter messages will go down a one-way street on LinkedIn after Twitter shuts off its flow of data to the professional networking site on Friday....
Twitter Turns off 'tweet' Tap to LinkedIn

LinkedIn rolls out video ads for brand promotion

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The professional networking site is now letting advertisers opt to use video ads to catch the attention of the site's 175 million users. [Read more]...
LinkedIn rolls out video ads for brand promotion

LinkedIn-owned SlideShare is the latest Western service to get blocked in China

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Tech savvy Internet users in China already know better than to use the regular Chinese Web to go online, but those that do surf without VPN technology in the Middle Kingdom are likely to experience issues accessing SlideSlide – which is reportedly suffering issues at the hands of the Great Firewall....
LinkedIn-owned SlideShare is the latest Western service to get blocked in China

Identified Snags $21 Million in Series B Funding Round

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Professional networking startup Identified announced on Monday the completion of a $21 million Series B funding round. VantagePoint Capital and Capricorn Investment Group led the round, while previous investors Tim Draper, Bill Draper and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors also participated. As something of a cross between LinkedIn, Klout and Zynga,...
Identified Snags $21 Million in Series B Funding Round

LinkedIn Web site goes down intermittently

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The professional networking site has suffered from several brief outages this morning. [Read more]...
LinkedIn Web site goes down intermittently

LinkedIn Launches Ads API, Enabling Custom Tools For Large-Scale Campaigns

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LinkedIn is announcing a new Ads API, which could bring more large-scale social marketing campaigns to the professional networking site. In a blog post that the company plans to publish on its marketing website later today, Marketing Solutions Lead Jen Weedn writes that API access has been one of the...
LinkedIn Launches Ads API, Enabling Custom Tools For Large-Scale Campaigns

Chicago’s Catapult admits 7 fresh companies to its blended co-working and incubator space

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Several moths back, I visited a new Chicago venture called Catapult, which was already home to several local companies, despite not having all its furniture delivered. Since then, the space has grown, and today announced that it has admitted seven new companies. What’s a Catapult? We already tried to explain...
Chicago’s Catapult admits 7 fresh companies to its blended co-working and incubator space

Identified Hits 1.5M Active Users, 202M Profiles, But Can It Beat BranchOut (Or LinkedIn)?

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The professional networking space has been heating up over the last few years, with a number of players vying for control of our digital resumes, job and employment searches, and career buildings. For all intents and purposes, LinkedIn controls the mindshare, but a couple of newcomers are beginning to give...
Identified Hits 1.5M Active Users, 202M Profiles, But Can It Beat BranchOut (Or LinkedIn)?

CanWeNetwork is Highlight for professionals, finding people you'll want to connect with on LinkedIn

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Apps that recommend people nearby who are similar to you, like Highlight and the now Facebook-acqui-hired Glancee, were the talk of SXSW this year yet they’ve failed to take off in the mainstream. CanWeNetwork is a new app that refines the idea, turning it into a potentially very useful professional...
CanWeNetwork is Highlight for professionals, finding people you'll want to connect with on LinkedIn

With 25% Of U.S. Doctors On Board, QuantiaMD Lands $12M To Become The LinkedIn For MDs

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QuantiaMD, one of a growing number of companies attempting to build the LinkedIn for the medical community, today announced that it has raised $12 million in venture financing from Fuse Capital. The expansion round is the company’s largest raise to date and brings its total outside investment to $27 million....
With 25% Of U.S. Doctors On Board, QuantiaMD Lands $12M To Become The LinkedIn For MDs

LinkedIn revamps contacts feature to boost relationship management

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LinkedIn has revamped the contacts management feature of its professional networking website and packaged the functionality into a new iOS application. The company will begin on Thursday a limited trial of the new LinkedIn Contacts with handpicked U.S. users. The technology behind the upgrade came from a startup company...
LinkedIn revamps contacts feature to boost relationship management

LinkedIn Posts Profit Surge, SlideShare Deal

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LinkedIn posted a rise in quarterly profit and said it plans to buy presentation service SlideShare in a $118.8 million deal, as the online professional networking service continues its expansion....
LinkedIn Posts Profit Surge, SlideShare Deal

LinkedIn puts all of its data to good use with targeted updates for companies

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Popular companies who have set up a page on professional networking site LinkedIn know how powerful it is to be able to share updates to all of its followers, which is very similar to Twitter and Facebook functionality. If you have some interesting news to share about a new product,...
LinkedIn puts all of its data to good use with targeted updates for companies
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