Summly Founder Nick D’Aloisio Leaves Yahoo

 The founder of Yahoo-acquired Summly, Nick D’Aloisio, has left the company to focus on his philosophy and computer science schoolwork at Oxford, we’ve confirmed with ...

Yahoo Launches New Mobile Mail App And Eliminates Passwords

 Yahoo on Thursday launched a new mobile mail app that allows you to integrate multiple accounts and rid yourself of passwords. Although the app for the first time supports ...

LinkedIn Debuts Referrals, Relaunches Recruiter With People-Matching Algorithms

 LinkedIn — the platform used by some 380 million professionals for networking, job hunting, learning things and more — today took the wraps off two new products aimed at ...

‘The Inbox Is Out And Messaging Is In’: LinkedIn Previews Project Voyager, Its New Mobile App

 LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with over 380 million members, is working hard to bring its brand and its platform into the 21st century to make it more relevant ...

LinkedIn And Uber’s China Rival Didi Kuaidi Ink Deal To Partner On Apps, R&D And Recruitment

 LinkedIn took a step today to build up its presence in China, and China’s Uber rival Didi Kuaidi took a step to make more inroads into the U.S. tech industry: the two companies ...

Reid Hoffman to Teach “Blitzscaling” at Stanford This Fall

 You might wonder how, exactly, 13-year-old LinkedIn became a $ 25 billion company. It wasn’t the first social network. The company admits that, even today, people find it ...

You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn

 Imagine if the founder of a very successful consumer technology company knocked on your door and offered to get you in on the ground floor of their new enterprise. Almost any ...

LinkedIn Open-Sources FeatureFu, A Toolkit For Building Machine Learning Models

 LinkedIn today announced that it is open-sourcing an internal tool called FeatureFu. The FeatureFu toolkit is meant to make it easier for developers to build their machine learning ...

Security Financings Continue Their Heat Wave With A New $75M Round For Netskope

 Netskope, which sells a technology service protecting businesses’ cloud-based software, has joined the ranks of the massively funded (and potentially overfunded?) security ...

LinkedIn Messaging Gets Long Overdue Revamp, Adding GIFs, Emojis And Stickers

 If you’re anything like me or most people I know, you almost certainly have a profile on LinkedIn but you probably never (ever ever) use its messaging service. Well, LinkedIn ...

Email Is The Last, And Ultimate, Social Graph

 One of the magical innovations of the Web 2.0 era was when the bigger social platforms opened their doors to third-party app developers. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter widely ...

SlideShare Rebrands As “LinkedIn SlideShare,” Adds A Pinterest-Like Clipboard Section

 Over three years after its acquisition by LinkedIn, SlideShare this morning is getting deeper integration with the professional social network, a rebranding (now it’s ...