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LinkedIn Stock: Look How Well It’s Doing LinkedIn Stock: Look How Well It’s Doing
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It’s really quite remarkable how well LinkedIn stock is performing, especially considering that Facebook’s (the world’s biggest social network) hit its all time low last week. That’s not to say LinkedIn is worth more than Facebook, by any means, but …

LinkedIn Earnings: Revenue Up 89% YoY LinkedIn Earnings: Revenue Up 89% YoY

LinkedIn has released its Q2 earnings report. Revenue is up 89% year-over-year at $228.2 million. Net income, on the other hand, was down to $2.8 million for the quarter, from $4.5 million the same period last year. The company beat …

LinkedIn Redesigns Homepage, Makes It Much More Social LinkedIn Redesigns Homepage, Makes It Much More Social
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The very first thing that you’ll notice whenever the new LinkedIn homepage rolls out to you is that it finally looks like a social network. Gone is the text-heavy stream of updates, having been replaced by a media-rich feed that …

Digg Parted Out, Sold For Significantly More Than $500,000 [REPORT] Digg Parted Out, Sold For Significantly More Than $500,000 [REPORT]
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Late yesterday, we told you that once-popular link aggregation site Digg had been sold to Betaworks, the company behind bit.ly, news.me, and Chartbeat. Considering Digg’s massive decline over the past few years, news of it selling wasn’t too shocking. But …

LinkedIn’s Mobile Head Tells How a Small Team Transformed the Company’s Mobile Strategy LinkedIn’s Mobile Head Tells How a Small Team Transformed the Company’s Mobile Strategy
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When Kiran Prasad joined LinkedIn in January of 2011, the company had an iPhone app – but just barely. The mobile design philosophy up until then had been to try and implement all of the features of LinkedIn on the …

Twitter’s Greater Rule Enforcement Cuts LinkedIn Off Twitter’s Greater Rule Enforcement Cuts LinkedIn Off
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When Michael Sippey, group product manager at Twitter, made the announcement today that Twitter would begin a tighter enforcement of its “Developer Rules of the Road,” such as the rule that developers should not use Twitter APIs to “mimic or …

Linkedin Tips for Showcasing Your Own Personal Brand Linkedin Tips for Showcasing Your Own Personal Brand
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Linkedin wants to make its users aware of the need to distinguish themselves from the pack. With today’s ever more competitive job market, you need to work on refining your online personality and promoting what they call, your personal brand. …

“#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban “#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban

Pealk, the company that runs what it calls the “#1 hunting app” for LinkedIn, is in danger of having its app disabled because of LinkedIn’s decision to cut off its API access. The company posted a message to its website …

Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday Calling All Ladies: Hack Away At LinkedIn’s DevelopHer Hackday

One of the major problems facing the technology industry today is a lack of women. Every position from management to the coders are predominantly male and that’s a problem. All the lady geeks I know are fantastic at what they …

Hookflash Turns LinkedIn Connections Into a Video-Calling Rolodex Hookflash Turns LinkedIn Connections Into a Video-Calling Rolodex

Hookflash today announced the official launch of its new iPad app. The app uses LinkedIn’s APIs to cull members’ connections and use contact details to provide a Skype-like experience that allows users to instant message, voice call, or video call …

HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added

Today HootSuite, a social media management platform, announced that the beta version of its LinkedIn support has been opened to all of its users. The LinkedIn integration will also now support management of LinkedIn company pages. HootSuite claims that 79 …

LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates Go Live LinkedIn Targeted Status Updates Go Live

LinkedIn today announced that its Targeted Status Updates are now available for every LinkedIn company page. Targeted Status Updates allow companies to make posts to their LinkedIn pages while ensuring that a specific subset of their LinkedIn followers sees the …

LinkedIn CEO Reveals Future Focus LinkedIn CEO Reveals Future Focus

The last couple of weeks have been tough for LinkedIn. The password leak has been all anyone has been associating the company with, and now a class action lawsuit has been filed because of it. It must be especially frustrating …

LinkedIn Class Action Complaint Over Password Leak LinkedIn Class Action Complaint Over Password Leak

As expected for a security breach of this magnitude, a class action lawsuit has begun against LinkedIn regarding its recently leaked passwords. The action, which has been filed with the U.S. District Court in Northern California, claims LinkedIn failed to …

LinkedIn Touts Coursera Tech Talk LinkedIn Touts Coursera Tech Talk

In addition to the Hackdays LinkedIn hosts on a monthly basis, the company also invites innovative technology entrepreneurs to come and speak at the LinkedIn campus in Mountain View, California. These public “tech talks” provide a glimpse at the future …

LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon

LinkedIn’s Hackdays are a fun monthly tradition that gives employees a break from the normal work routine, and where company engineers can team up to simply build something interesting. Sometimes the creative ideas that come from a Hackday are implemented …

LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Summarizes Its Password Leak Response

It has been almost a week since over 6.4 million LinkedIn passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking website, and though it turned out that both eHarmony and Last.fm were also a part of the leak, the discussion has remained centered …

LinkedIn Gives Tips For Successful Gossiping LinkedIn Gives Tips For Successful Gossiping

When things are going well for a business, gossip can be a destructive force, damaging morale, creating cliques, and hampering productivity. In the worst of times, though, it’s best to have a network of informants to help stay on top …

LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords LulzSec Releases 10,000 Twitter Accounts Complete With Passwords

LulzSec announced their return just last week and they’re already causing a bit of a stir. The group used a security loophole in a third party Twitter application to gain access to about 10,000 Twitter accounts. LulzSec, now going under …

LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response

Over 6.4 million LinkedIn member passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum last week, causing LinkedIn members to worry about the site’s security. As the week went on, the scope of the leak grew to encompass both eHarmony and Last.fm. …

LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access LinkedIn Password Leak Caused No Unauthorized Access

LinkedIn is trying hard to stay transparent in light of the LinkedIn password leak this week, in which more than 6.4 million passwords from the site were leaked to a online hash-cracking forum. The social network for professional networking responded …