Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn has finally yielded some consumer-end benefits. Both companies just introduced a new Microsoft Word feature called Remote Assistant, which works exactly how it sounds.
Apps/Software November 9, 2017
LinkedIn helps thousands of professionals in their job search every day. According to the website, these are the places most people want to work for.
Business Tech May 21, 2017
Google has been cooking up a LinkedIn competitor of sorts, as a new Google Hire job application management platform just went live. It's still in the early stages for now and Google has yet to make an official announcement, but it looks promising.
Google April 15, 2017
Data scientists found that reusing passwords leaves the user vulnerable to hacking. They also revealed that even the most complex passwords of 10 characters can be compromised in a month using hacking programs.
Security March 14, 2017
A recent job listing from Samsung confirms a major feature coming to the Galaxy S8. The company confirmed it will launch an enhanced AI assistant on the Galaxy S8.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 28, 2017
Kevin Scott, LinkedIn’s highest-ranking engineering executive was recently been named as Microsoft’s new Chief Technology Officer. Other corporate shake-ups have also been set in place in light of Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn.
Microsoft January 25, 2017
LinkedIn launched its new website with the goal of simplifying user experience and encouraging users to share ideas and engage in conversations. The company stated that everything has been built from the ground up.
Internet January 20, 2017
Russia demanded Apple and Google to take down the app of Microsoft-owned LinkedIn from the country's app stores. LinkedIn's website was blocked by Russia in November of last year, as the service was said to have violated data localization laws.
Apps/Software January 7, 2017
Lynda.com, a subsidiary of LinkedIn, has announced a security breach that affected 9.5 million users, causing the company to reset the password for 55,000 accounts. The company is now notifying its users about the security breach through email.
Security December 20, 2016
Microsoft’s $26.2 billion LinkedIn acquisition, the third biggest tech acquisition in history, is now a done deal. Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s chief executive, said that the company plans to fuse Microsoft’s products and LinkedIn’s network together.
Business Tech December 9, 2016
Security firm Check Point reported that the Locky ransomware is being propagated through a new method named ImageGate. Attackers are forcing users to download infected image files on Facebook and LinkedIn to spread the malware.
Security November 28, 2016
To get the European Union to approve the LinkedIn acquisition, Microsoft has presented the EU commission its LinkedIn concessions including allowing third-party developers access to the app. The decision for this $26 billion deal will be announced by Dec. 6.
Microsoft November 27, 2016
IT watchdogs in Russia have banned business-centric networking site LinkedIn in the country, rejecting the defendant's appeal to continue operations. LinkedIn has been blocked because it supposedly violates Russia's data laws.
Internet November 17, 2016
Facebook seems bent on poaching LinkedIn users with an upcoming feature that will let organizations recruit employees within the social network. Such service is expected to work with the company's ad platform to reach an even wider swath of users.
Internet November 8, 2016
Looking for a new job, but don't want your current boss to find out? LinkedIn wants to help through Open Candidates, a new service to help users seek new employment opportunities without tipping off their current employer.
Business Tech October 6, 2016
Salesforce is opposing the LinkedIn-Microsoft deal as European Union regulators are currently scrutinizing it. The company, along with other third-party companies and competitors, were invited to comment on the takeover.
Business Tech September 30, 2016
Microsoft moves to acquire LinkedIn seems to be bearing fruit already. Today, the professional social network laid out a new look along with bots and other cool features, including LinkedIn Learning.
Internet September 23, 2016
The dating app Bumble is launching a new feature called BumbleBIZZ, which includes a separate professional profile for users where they can swipe right to connect and network for their dream job.
Apps/Software July 8, 2016
Microsoft announced the acquisition of LinkedIn for $26 billion on Monday, June 13, but did it just strike gold or will it be a disaster? Here are the pros and cons of the deal.
Business Tech June 14, 2016
In a surprise move this morning, Microsoft made its highest-valued deal in years when it acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.
Business Tech June 13, 2016
Even Mark Zuckerberg's social media accounts can be hacked, so here's how to choose a good password.
Security June 7, 2016
LinkedIn confirmed that more than 100 million accounts are being traded on the dark web. It is taking immediate steps to invalidate the passwords of the affected accounts.
Internet May 19, 2016
LinkedIn is impressed with what Facebook is doing with Instant Articles. The business networking site has been talking with publishers about creating something a lot like it, according to reports.
Internet May 7, 2016
LinkedIn first-quarter profit and revenue figures surpass analyst estimates. The social network is also expanding its footprint outside of the U.S. to support its growing user base in the Asia Pacific.
Business Tech April 29, 2016
LinkedIn has developed an app to guide students as they graduate from college. Named LinkedIn Students, the app will allow students to build out their network and help decide the direction for their careers.
Internet April 19, 2016
A verified LinkedIn profile for singer and entrepreneur Gwen Stefani went up on Friday, March 18, coinciding with the release of her third studio album 'This is What Truth Feels Like ...' However, the out-there promotional tactic doesn't seem to jive with the singer responsible for hits like 'Don't Speak' and 'Hollaback Girl.'
Movies/TV Shows March 21, 2016
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner passed on his annual stock bonus worth $14 million to the company's employees. The move meant to boost the morale of LinkedIn's employees, as the company posted disappointing results for the first quarter of its financial year.
Business March 3, 2016
Did you know that Mario earned an Associate's Degree from Brooklyn College? This LinkedIn profile is brilliant.
Internet Culture December 15, 2015
LinkedIn redesigned its mobile app, which is now available to Android and iOS users worldwide. Featuring five main tabs, the new version of the app gives a look that’s reminiscent of Facebook and other popular social media apps.
Apps/Software December 2, 2015
LinkedIn for Android has seen its first major update in months. This happened after the social network for business made a huge push to make sure their app ups its fresh look through a Material Desigh makeover.
Apps/Software November 13, 2015
A LinkedIn page of Apple's newly hired engineer has cropped up over the Internet, hinting that Apple is planning to work on digital license plates. It has been purported that Apple is planning to complete its Apple Car by 2019.
FUTURE TECH November 8, 2015
LinkedIn's 2015 Top 100 Most InDemand Employers list has Google and Apple at the top, with the top four and half of the top ten companies belonging to the tech industry. 29 percent of the top 100 companies come from the tech sector.
Business October 19, 2015
LinkedIn sent an email to its members to let them know it was sued over sending unwanted emails. It agreed that it will pay $13 million into a settlement fund.
Legal October 5, 2015
Microsoft's Cortana will now function with LinkedIn, giving users extensive productivity options. The company says it will continue making similar integrations to improve users' professional and personal experience.
Apps/Software October 3, 2015
The Peeple app is a synthesis of Facebook, LinkedIn and Tinder, letting you review friends, coworkers and romantic partners. The app, which will launch in November, does not have an opt-out feature.
Apps/Software October 2, 2015
LinkedIn formed a strategic partnership with Didi Kuaidi, the rival company of Uber in China. The deal is expected to bring in new business opportunities that revolve around technology, product integration, brand development and professional recruitment.
Deals September 25, 2015
LinkedIn inbox gets contemporary upgrade, creates user-friendly interface for messaging system.
Apps/Software September 2, 2015
LinkedIn has brought back the tool that allows its users to export their contacts as a downloadable file, after users complained about the feature's removal.
Internet July 26, 2015
SportJobz counts 3,000 basketball players with profiles and video highlights on its social network website, looking for a potential team as a suitor.
July 24, 2015
LinkedIn has launched a new tool for businesses that encourages employees to promote their companies on social media. Elevate allows users to share content curated by their employers on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Apps/Software April 13, 2015
LinkedIn has acquired online learning firm lynda.com for a whopping $1.5 billion. Here’s why online teaching is the next logical step for the professional social media platform.
Deals April 9, 2015
In an attempt to curb the unemployment rate in America, President Obama unveiled his $100 million TechHire initiative.
Society March 10, 2015
Those taking the BART train between Lafayette and San Francisco have been potentially exposed to measles as a commuter was diagnosed with the disease in Contra Costa.
Life February 12, 2015
Facebook, LinkedIn and the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology formed a partnership to provide support to women taking up courses in computer science and engineering.
Business February 7, 2015
The lack of women in tech continues to be a problem. Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has a new plan to hopefully change that.
Geek February 6, 2015