Tag: LinkedIn

LinkedIn begins testing events tool in New York and San Francisco

LinkedIn is getting into the event business. The professional networking site announced today that it’s starting to test a new events tool with a select group of users in San Francisco and New York City. LinkedIn plans to roll out the feature globally in the next few months. The feature […]

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AI innovator? Get up on stage at Transform 2018

What does your company have in common with industry giants like Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Walmart? You’re blowing up the old and ushering in the new with AI-powered technologies that are changing the game in tangible ways. And this year you have the opportunity to get on stage with them at Transform 2018, VentureBeat’s flagship […]

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Michael Cohen Breaks Up With Trump and Makes It Social-Media Official

Photo: Yana Paskova (Getty Images) The love affair between President Trump and his longtime lawyer and personal fixer Michael Cohen is over and it’s social-media official now that dirtbag Cohen has scrubbed all mention of his longtime lover client. According to HuffPost, Cohen—the man who once boasted that he would take a bullet for the […]

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LinkedIn adds Microsoft-powered translations and QR codes to connect more of its users faster

LinkedIn — the social network with more than 560 million members who connect around work-related topics and job-seeking — continues to add more features, integrating technology from its new owner Microsoft, both to improve engagement on LinkedIn as well as to create deeper data ties between the two businesses. Today, the company announced two more: […]

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LinkedIn now lets you translate posts in your feed into more than 60 languages

LinkedIn will finally allow you to translate other users’ posts into your own language, the company announced today. LinkedIn will display a “See Translation” option using various signals such as your own default language setting and your current country, and then if it detects a language other than that from a post in your feed, […]

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Security, privacy experts weigh in on the ICE doxxing

In what appears to be the latest salvo in a new, wired form of protest, developer Sam Lavigne posted code that scrapes LinkedIn to find Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee accounts. His code, which basically a Python-based tool that scans LinkedIn for keywords, is gone from Github and Gitlab and Medium took down his original […]

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AI is helping recruiters find the best talent, faster (VB Live)

Hiring is a seller’s market right now — but AI-powered solutions can give you the advantage. Join execs from LinkedIn, Trivago, and Adecco to learn how how AI is revolutionizing their ability to resource high-quality talent, and how your company can do the same, in this VB Live event. Register here for free. Unemployment is […]

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Reid Hoffman to talk ‘blitzscaling’ at Disrupt SF 2018

When it comes to scaling startups, few people are as accomplished or consistently successful as Reid Hoffman . While the rest of us consider scaling a startup to market domination a daunting task, Hoffman has continued to make it look easy. In September, Hoffman will join us at TC Disrupt SF to share his strategies […]

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The largest buys of tech’s Big Five: a look at M&A deals

In startup land, the mandate is to get bought, go public or die trying. And, as far as getting bought goes, one of tech’s Big Five could be a desirable acquirer. They have a lot of weight to throw around. Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft account for a titanic amount of market value — close to […]

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LinkedIn now shows your commute times for prospective jobs

LinkedIn plays a number of roles in the business realm, from professional networking platform to glorified CV database. But it’s also used by countless people who are proactively seeking new employment opportunities. With that in mind, LinkedIn is today rolling out a new feature that tells prospective candidates what their commute time for a specific […]

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Evernote is spinning out its Chinese business and it plans to take it public

Here’s a unique approach to Western companies doing business in China. Today, Evernote — the U.S. note-making service — span out its China-based unit into an independent entity with “full autonomy” over its business and services. Evernote introduced its Yinxiang Biji China-based service in 2012, but now it is transitioning to a minority shareholder with […]

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