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LinkedIn fired up as hiring drives profit

2014-10-31 12:10

Corporate networking site LinkedIn has reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as more businesses used its services to hire staff.

In China, LinkedIn must beat local rivals

2014-06-16 13:30

After taking a social media drubbing in the West for accepting self-censorship in China, LinkedIn faces obstacles to growth in a market it is counting on.

LinkedIn membership hits 300 million

2014-04-18 21:43

The career-focused social network LinkedIn has announced it has 300 million members, with more than half the total outside the US.

Social network for real-time connections

2014-01-30 18:08

Walk into a room of people, and your smartphone can tell if you have a connection to any of them, if it can find the right data.

Social media can help sales

2013-11-19 15:12

An expert says the rise of social media brings a new dynamic to the sales environment of any business.

Social media can help sales - expert

2013-10-20 14:48

A senior official of Sage ERP Africa and the Middle East says the rise of social media brings a new dynamic to the sales environment of any organisation.

LinkedIn made easy

2013-08-25 14:45

Networking with intent is indispensable to your career, says Ian Mann.

LinkedIn to buy news app Pulse

2013-03-12 10:05

Career-focused social network LinkedIn is buying the news reading app-maker Pulse in a deal valued at between $50m and $100m, according to a report.

Tech stars hit YouTube for Obama

2012-10-19 22:14

Luminaries from the technology sector have launched the first in a series of online videos supporting President Barack Obama, in the latest effort of the "Tech for Obama" group.

LinkedIn working with FBI

2012-06-08 20:10

LinkedIn Corp is working with the FBI as the social network for job seekers and professionals investigates the theft of 6.4 million member passwords.

LinkedIn opens Asia headquarters

2011-05-31 14:39

Professional networking website LinkedIn has opened its Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore.

LinkedIn IPO stokes social media frenzy

2011-05-18 13:57

LinkedIn says it expects to raise 30% more than forecast in its IPO, indicating the enormous appetite investors have for social networking firms.

Americans reluctant to share sex details

2011-04-16 18:37

Many American workers have embraced social media sites but they are uncomfortable about sharing information about their sex lives or salaries, according to a new survey.

LinkedIn adding a member a minute - CEO

2010-11-18 20:17

Career networking website LinkedIn is adding a member a minute as people seek to keep their professional lives separate from private antics they may share at Facebook.

Dead man clicking

2010-04-16 09:20

No one enjoys the thought of death, but most responsible adults plan for it. But how many of us include the internet in our plans, asks Alistair Fairweather.

Twitter links to LinkedIn

2009-11-11 07:51

Twitter has linked to LinkedIn, letting people share updates and tweets between the hot microblogging service and the career-oriented online social networking website.

 

LinkedIn to cough up $6m over wage violations

2014-08-05 12:46

LinkedIn has agreed to pay nearly $6m in back wages and damages to 359 current and former employees after a US investigation found it had failed to pay them properly.

Social media boost sales

2014-06-03 16:40

The rise of social media brings a new dynamic to the sales environment- expert.

LinkedIn to launch site in Chinese

2014-02-25 13:21

LinkedIn is launching its site in simplified Chinese, as it works to expand in the country with the world's largest Internet population.

Calls for US to reform surveillance laws

2013-12-09 15:18

Leading US-based technology companies have called on Washington to overhaul its surveillance laws following revelations by Edward Snowden.

Twitter shares debut up 92% to hit $50

2013-11-07 18:23

Twitter shares have soared 92% in their first day of trading on the NewYork Stock Exchange as investors snapped up shares in themicro-blogging site, pushing its market value to a heady $25bn.

LinkedIn made easy

2013-08-25 15:07

Networking with intent is indispensable to your career, says Ian Mann.

LinkedIn aims to build on its resume

2013-05-14 10:17

LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their initial public offerings just a few days apart this week.

LinkedIn passes two million in SA

2012-12-11 14:25

Professional networking website LinkedIn has announced it has signed up more than two million South African professionals.

Obama topples Bieber's influence score

2012-08-15 16:53

Until recently, Justin Bieber was more influential than Barack Obama - at least in the world of Klout, the web start-up that claims to measure people's online influence using an algorithm.

Password breach spreads beyond LinkedIn

2012-06-08 14:13

More websites, including Last.fm, have admitted security breaches after LinkedIn said some of its members' passwords were stolen, and experts are warning of various email scams.

Job-hunt via social media

2012-06-03 10:57

The widespread use of social media is becoming a powerful force in many job searches.

App takes business cards digital

2011-11-28 22:37

Traditional paper business cards are still the status quo but a redesigned iPhone app is helping them go digital.

LinkedIn shares almost double in NYSE debut

2011-05-19 17:50

Shares of LinkedIn Corp surged nearly 90% in their public trading debut, a jump reminiscent of the heyday of investors' love affair with Internet stocks in the late 1990s.

Sex and salary my affair

2011-04-18 22:42

Although many American workers have embraced social media, they are uncomfortable about sharing information about their sex lives or salaries, according to a new survey.

LinkedIn blocked in China

2011-02-25 17:36

Career networking site LinkedIn has said its service had been blocked in parts of China, after the launch of an online campaign for Middle East-style rallies.

Boomers like social networking

2010-06-10 22:36

Social networking isn't only for the under 40s. More than 25% of Americans 50 years and older stay connected using networking sites.

US cops catch Facebook fraudster

2010-03-17 08:15

The Feds are on Facebook. And MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter, too.

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