LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

 LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates ...

Comparably launches Glassdoor competitor for salary data

 With $ 6.5 million in funding from Crosslink Capital, Upfront Ventures, 500 Startups and others, Comparably is launching a platform for employment and salary information. The ...

LinkedIn And The Golden Age Of American Education

 A new book declaring the end of the golden age of economic growth has set the wonky world of economics aflame. Robert Gordon’s The Rise and Fall of American Growth juxtaposes ...

11 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

 This week the Apple vs. FBI battle raged on, we went to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, Facebook changed up the Like button, and more. Here are the top stories of the week. ...

LinkedIn’s First TV Ad Says 3M Members Are Qualified To Become An Astronaut

 Okay, be honest. How many of you dreamed of becoming an astronaut when you were a kid? I certainly did — and in my heart of hearts, I still kind of regret that it didn’t ...

LinkedIn Problems Run Deeper Than Valuation

 The issues facing LinkedIn, however, go beyond the company itself. The problem stems from each of the company’s revenue streams, which ultimately diminish the business value ...

LinkedIn Tumbles 30% On Earnings Guidance

 LinkedIn reported fourth quarter earnings after the bell Thursday. While the company beat analyst estimates on both income and revenue, the stock quickly tumbled 27 percent in ...

Building A Framework For Sustainability

 Platforms are what make the technology world go ’round. Great platforms create value for technologists everywhere — be it a technology-specific platform like what ...

LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings With Big Data Analytics

 LinkedIn, a social network focused around the working world with nearly 400 million members, is well known for how it uses algorithms to suggest potential business connections ...

SocialFlow Raises $7.5 Million To Help Media Companies With Social

 New York-based SocialFlow has raised $ 7.5 million in Series C funding, the company tells TechCrunch. The startup, which helps media organizations including The Wall Street Journal ...

LinkedIn Launches Revamped Mobile Apps, But Noise Remains A Big Problem

 LinkedIn, the professional social network that we love to hate, is hoping to entice you into using it more on your phone after it introduced revamped versions of its iOS and Android ...

LinkedIn Earnings Beat Expectations With $780M In Revenue, Stock Jumps 9%

 LinkedIn handily beat analyst expectations today with revenue of $ 780 million and earnings of 78 cents per share. Analysts were expecting earnings of 45 cents per share on about ...