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
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
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
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
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
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
By Cody Lee on Jul 1, 2013
LinkedIn has updated its native iOS app this afternoon, bringing it to version 6.1. This is the first substantial update the social network has posted for its mobile client since it was completely overhauled back in April.
Today’s release includes a number of improvements, but perhaps the biggest change is the new search feature. Users can now use the app to find and discover people, jobs, companies and groups. More after the fold… Read More
By Cody Lee on Jun 18, 2013
Move over Twitter and Facebook, it looks like Apple is planning to add a third social network to the system-wide share sheet in iOS 7. According to code-based references found inside the first beta, the company is testing deep LinkedIn integration.
Similar to the setup with the two aforementioned networks, the code points to a single-sign-on system for LinkedIn accounts. This would allow users to easily post content, such as Web URLs, to LinkedIn from native and third party applications… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on May 1, 2013
Well, this is certainly noteworthy. According to the third annual report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) titled “Who Has Your Back?”, gadget giant Apple along with carriers AT&T and Verizon, Google’s rival Yahoo and the forgotten social network MySpace all are very likely to give in to Uncle Sam’s data demands.
Specifically, Apple and Yahoo scored one out of six possible stars, with Verizon and Yahoo rather ingloriously earning zero stars each. These companies’ weak safeguard implementation does little to circumvent data demands and protect your private information from the government’s prying eyes.
Whereas Apple and Yahoo only fight for users’ privacy rights in Congress, companies like Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and Dropbox go to great lengths to ensure privacy of your data, earning four out of six stars each… Read More
By Cody Lee on Mar 12, 2013
When word started spreading around yesterday that Pulse was about to be acquired by a “major platform” company, I would have guessed it was either Yahoo or Microsoft. The popular news reader app seems like it would be a great fit for either firm.
But according to the latest reports, the buyer is actually the social networking site for business professionals LinkedIn. The company has allegedly already sealed a deal with Alphonso Labs, the maker of Pulse, worth between $50-$100 million… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Feb 13, 2013
It’s not just Fortune 500s, contractors, financial institutions, retailers, President Obama, governments, education, military, airliners or enterprise: startups big and small alike are finding it increasingly difficult to resits the allure of tablet computing. The latest example: LinkedIn, a social networking web site for people in professional occupations, gave Apple’s iPad mini to every one of its 3,500 employees… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 6, 2012
Today’s a bad, bad day for LinkedIn and a field day for privacy advocates around the world as someone has just managed to leak over 6.5 million hashed and encrypted LinkedIn passwords on a Russian hacker forum.
What are you waiting for, change your LinkedIn password now!
On top of that, the LinkedIn for iOS app, which was recently updated with iPad support, has an opt-in feature that lets you synchronize your iOS calendar to view upcoming events inside the app.
But similar to the unauthorized Path address book access, this feature sends your meeting notes to LinkedIn’s servers without you ever knowing it… Read More