Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 13, 2016

Windows giant Microsoft on Monday announced it’s purchasing business-oriented social networking service LinkedIn for a cool $26.2 billion. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a message to troops that he’s been learning about LinkedIn for some time “while also reflecting on how networks can truly differentiate cloud services.” LinkedIn has a network of more than 433 million business professionals, meaning Microsoft would be paying an average of about $60 per user. Read More

 

LogDog for iOS lets you monitor the security of your online accounts

By Anthony Bouchard on May 2, 2016

LogDog, a service originally made popular on the Android platform for keeping your various online accounts safe from unauthorized activity, is now launching for iOS.

With LogDog, you can actively monitor your online accounts and keep an eye on where the most recent logins came from, what operating system and web browser was used, and more.

If you’re always worried about your security, or even your privacy, this is an app you’ll want to check out. Read More

 

LinkedIn overhauls iOS app, adds 3D Touch, Spotlight Search support and more

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 2, 2015

LinkedIn, the leading business-oriented social networking service, today released a major update to its iPhone, iPod touch and iPad application in the App Store. Featuring a brand new interface redesigned from the ground up, the app is now streamlined into five core areas: Your Feed, Me, My Network, Messaging and Search.

In addition, owners of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus can press firmly LinkedIn’s Home screen icon for Search, New Message, View Activity and Share features. Read More

 

LinkedIn reboots its Contacts for iPhone app as LinkedIn Connected

By Christian Zibreg on Jul 10, 2014

After retiring CardMunch, its standalone iPhone app for scanning business cards, in favor of Evernote’s business card scanning service last month, LinkedIn today rebranded another standalone iOS app – LinkedIn Contacts. The app shall be known henceforth as LinkedIn Connected.

The app has been reimagined and redesigned for a much cleaner appearance.

Aside from the name change, the free download has all the same features like its predecessor, but more advanced than before and with “much more focus on strengthening your relationships”… Read More

 

Apple hires head software engineer from Atlas Wearables, likely to work on the iWatch

By Joe Rossignol on Jun 26, 2014

Apple is believed to have an interesting pipeline of new products planned for the second half of this year, including new Macs, iPhones and its first wearable device. It has been speculated over the past several months that the company is gearing up to launch the so-called “iWatch” in the fall, a smart watch that will double as a health and fitness tracker for managing your heart rate, calories, blood glucose levels and more… Read More

 

Angela Ahrendts shares advice on starting anew at Apple

By Joe Rossignol on Jun 23, 2014

Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts has had quite the experience since joining the iPhone maker’s leadership team last month. Ahrendts has posted a letter on LinkedIn that details her transition to her new role at Apple, following an eight-year tenure as CEO of the luxury fashion brand Burberry. In her memo, she discusses a few insights that allowed her to adapt to the Silicon Valley culture…  Read More

 

Hunting for a new gig? LinkedIn’s new Job Search app is a one-stop shop for your job-seeking needs

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 19, 2014

If you’re in the market for a new job, there’s no better place to start than LinkedIn, the world’s most popular business-oriented service for professional networking. And when tapping the power of your professional network to seek out new opportunities, your quick responses to inquiries from potential employers become paramount.

LinkedIn has a decent iPhone and iPad client in the App Store, but it’s a little clunky and can be overwhelming and daunting to use. Enter Job Search, a new iPhone app from LinkedIn that makes it easy to find that dream job while sipping your latte… Read More

 

LinkedIn retires CardMunch in favor of Evernote’s biz card scanning

By Christian Zibreg on May 7, 2014

LinkedIn, the world’s top social network for professionals, is retiring its standalone iPhone business card reader app CardMunch it released back in November 2011. As it fell on deaf ears with consumers, CardMunch has been phased out in favor of LinkedIn’s newly announced partnership with the note-taking and productivity giant Evernote… Read More

 

Pulse app updated with redesigned discovery experience, improved search

By Cody Lee on Aug 21, 2013

Good news Pulse users, LinkedIn has updated its popular newsreader app this afternoon with a handful of new features and improvements. The update, which brings the client to version 3.2, brings about a redesigned discovery experience, improved search, and more… Read More

 
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