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LinkedIn Builds New Pulse App Around Your Professional Network

LinkedIn Builds New Pulse App Around Your Professional Network

LinkedIn just unveiled a new version of its popular Pulse news reader app on iOS and Android. They’ve completely redesigned it from the ground up with a focus on personalized news based on the user’s professional network. Pulse co-founder Akshay Kothari says this is basically the app they wanted to build when they first joined LinkedIn two years ago. “It’s …

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LinkedIn Gives Pulse News Reader A Big Refresh

LinkedIn announced a redesign of Pulse, its news reader product, which it acquired last year, and then replaced LinkedIn Today with. “Our new design is a purposeful one,” said LinkedIn’s Akshay Kothari in a blog post. “With clean, uncluttered text, offset by strong images, and a smooth scrolling feature, we’re putting the emphasis where it belongs: on the content itself. …

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PS4 Update 1.60 Adds Support For Wireless Headsets

When the PS4 first launched, the system only supported wired headsets. It was a major disappointment for PS3 owners hoping their $100 wireless headset would be supported out of the box. It wasn’t like Sony just killed support though – it promised that it would update the PS4 firmware in early 2014 to include support. January came and gone without …

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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 Acquires News Reader App Pulse for $90M

LinkedIn has decided to take another step toward being a platform for news, officially announcing the acquisition of Pulse, the news reader app similar to Flipboard. The transaction is valued at around $90 million, which is at the high-end of the “somewhere between $50M and $100M” range that we heard when rumors of the acquisition began swirling about a month …

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LinkedIn Reportedly Buys Pulse For More Than $50 Million

The popular newsreader Pulse brings in 20 million users a day so it stands to reason that somebody would want to acquire such an audience. The only question that remained is who would come out on top in acquisition negotiations. We now may have our answer. All Things D reports that LinkedIn will purchase Alphonso Labs, the team behind the …

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Internet Explorer 10 Shows Off Its HTML5 Might With Pulse

Microsoft is really pushing Internet Explorer 10 as we near the launch of Windows 8. The newest version of the infamous browser promises to be faster, more secure and just all around more awesome than any of its predecessors. Whether that is the case or not remains to be seen, but the recent announcements definitely make it sound more enticing. …

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Pulse News Launches Local Feature

News application Pulse announced today that it’s launching Local, a new category that allows users to easily discover what’s going on around them, including news, sports, food and deals. Pulse local “will always keep you in the know.” Pulse Local has partnered with Patch, and affords users access to local knowledge in hundreds of communities. It also include CBS Local …

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