What’s the absolute worst part of the Internet? Reasonable folks may disagree. One could argue pop-up ads, another might posit the endless stream of baby photos on your Facebook feed. But most would agree that keeping track of an endless string passwords ranks somewhere at the top. Nobody, of course, can remember a unique password for the dozens of sites we each sign into...
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DISABLED and vulnerable children are targeted by sexual predators as they're less likely to report abuse, the Victorian parliamentary inquiry heard.
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Professional social networking service LinkedIn won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking damages on behalf of premium users who had their log-in passwords exposed as a result of a security breach of the company's servers last year. The data breach came to light at the beginning of June 2012, after hackers posted 6.5 million password hashes corresponding to LinkedIn accounts...
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Morning Business Memo… LinkedIn (LNKD) and Facebook (FB) will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn’t be more different. LinkedIn promotes its service as a stepping-stone to a more enriching career. LinkedIn’s...
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Business networking site LinkedIn was down on Wednesday morning, with the company telling its users to "sit tight" as its team needed to "clean things up." As of 10:25 a.m., we do not know the cause of the outage, but LinkedIn formally acknowledged the service disruption over Twitter earlier this morning. Our site is currently experiencing some issues. Our team is continuing...
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LinkedIn stands out as one of the best Internet business models because it is constantly in process of building a defensible and valuable platform for its members and its sponsors. LinkedIn's announced acquisition of Pulse on Thursday further demonstrates LinkedIn’s strategy to become the most essential, must-have tool for its members and recruiters alike. As such, for...
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Some of Britain's most vulnerable disabled people could be forced out of their homes and into institutionalised care because of cuts to carers' allowances, Government papers show.
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Now that LinkedIn is a decade old and has 225 million members, its fastest-growing demographic –30 million and counting-is students and those who are three years or less out of college. Though LinkedIn’s user agreement says that members agree they are at least 18 years old, I am going to make a recommendation and a prediction: High school students should start LinkedIn...
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Your LinkedIn Headline is arguably the most important piece of real estate within your Profile.Yet, most users remain confused about its true function, and what to use (in place of LinkedIn's default, which is the current job...
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The drop in LinkedIn was an overreaction and there's a big buying opportunity in LinkedIn, Cramer said.
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