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LinkedIn Shutters Intro and Slidecast in Order to ‘Concentrate on Fewer Things’

Less than 4 months ago, LinkedIn launched a new email tool that looked pretty promising. They called it LinkedIn Intro, and it basically allowed users to opt-in to letting the company inject LinkedIn content (pictures, profile info, etc) into incoming emails. Although an interesting idea, we noted at the time that it had some security experts pulling their hair out. …

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LinkedIn Releases Earnings, Announces Acquisition Of Bright

LinkedIn just released its Q4 and full year 2013 earnings, and announced an agreement to acquire data insights provider Bright for $120 million – 73% stock and 27% cash. “What LinkedIn does best is connect talent with opportunity at massive scale,” said Deep Nishar, SVP of Products and User Experience. “By leveraging Bright’s data-driven matching technology, machine-learning algorithms and domain …

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Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks

Most people probably think that mall Santas have a pretty easy gig. All they have to do is listen to what children want and keep up the facade that Santa Claus is real. As it turns, out, however, being a professional Santa Claus takes more work than it might seem. In a new study by LinkedIn, the social network looked …

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LinkedIn Rolls Out An Inbox Revamp

LinkedIn announced the roll-out of a new redesign to its inbox, which it says is one of the top five destinations on LinkedIn. Here’s a look: The changes are supposed to make it easier to navigate and to manage your connections. The design includes larger pictures, a centralized navigation on the left side and within each message. This, LinkedIn says, …

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“Responsible” Tops Linkedin’s 2013 Buzzwords

As the largest social network for career networking, LinkedIn has access to a great wealth of data about how professionals want to be perceived. Though the word “creative” has consistently popped up on the site’s yearly top 10 overused buzzwords list, the terms LinkedIn members use to describe themselves seem anything but. This year’s top 10 overused LinkedIn buzzwords are …

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Internet Giants Urge U.S. To Reform Government Surveillance

AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have joined together to urge the U.S. government to reform government surveillance laws and practices. The companies have set up a website called Reform Government Surveillance, where they outline five principles, and offer commentary from the CEOs of each company (Brad Smith, General Counsel and EVP, Legal and Corporate Affairs speaks …

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Millions Of Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter And LinkedIn Passwords Compromised

Two million user passwords from Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other sites were reportedly stolen and posted online. Daniel Chechik at Spider Labs posted about the findings, which is actually a follow-up to a June post about the Pony botnet controller. At the time, it was found that about 650,000 website credentials had been stolen from Facebook, Yahoo, Google …

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Socialbakers Launches Mobile Analytics App, Adds Instagram And LinkedIn Support

Socialbakers announced today at the Engage 2013 conference in New York that it is launching a mobile analytics app and support for Instagram and LinkedIn. The app, the company says, provides an “executive dashboard of key metrics for monitored Facebook profiles including top performing content, fans and followers, engagement rates and competitor analysis.” “The addition of Instagram and LinkedIn broadens …

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LinkedIn Lets Brands Showcase Their Products

LinkedIn announced new “Showcase Pages,” for companies who want to show off specific brands and products, which users will be able to follow separately. Microsoft, for example, has one for Office. Adobe has one for Marketing Cloud. HP has one for Converged Infrastructure. You get the idea. “Interacting with Showcase Pages is easy,” says LinkedIn’s Aviad Pinkovezky. “These pages are …

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LinkedIn Partners With Online Education Sites To Let Users Display Accomplishments

LinkedIn has partnered with a handful of online education companies to add accomplishments to users’ LinkedIn profiles. The company has launched a pilot program with Coursera, EdX, Lynda.com, Pearson, Skillsoft, Udacity and Udemy. When the user completes a course from one of these providers, they’ll get an email with a link that will let them save a certification or completed …

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LinkedIn Replaces LinkedIn Today With Pulse

LinkedIn announced today that it is replacing its social news product LinkedIn Today with LinkedIn Pulse, which is based on the Pulse news reader app that the company acquired earlier this year. The Pulse app itself is also getting updated. LinkedIn’s Ankit Gupta writes on the company blog, “Pulse and LinkedIn technology have been fully integrated to offer a more …

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LinkedIn Q3 Earnings Released, Revenue Up 56%

LinkedIn just put out its earnings report for the third quarter, beating Wall Street expectations. Revenue was up 56% year over year at $393 million for the quarter. The company posted a net loss of $3.4 million (compared to net income of $2.3 million for the same quarter last year). Non-GAAP net income was $46.8 million, compared to $25.1 million …

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