The past year in technology was pretty wild.
Just got a new Macbook, iPad or other Apple gizmo for Christmas? A new e-mail scam is targeting you.
Congratulations, you’ve just made a new network connection on LinkedIn. Now what?
Cisco will approach and integrate its cloud services in more cohesive manner with a new high-level framework called CloudVerse, the company announced today.
As the tech IPO window creaks open, contractor reviewing site Angie’s List has announced a $13 opening share price for a planned initial public offering later this month.
Professional social network LinkedIn launched a new version of its CardMunch application for the iPhone today, which promises to help you make sense of all the people you meet during networking events.
More than a fifth of people who bought Groupon stock on the day of its initial public offering sold their shares the same day.
I remember when my stepdad got out of the Navy for the first time. Finding a new, non-military job ended up being so challenging that he eventually gave up and enlisted again. He didn’t get out of the Navy for good until his retirement more than a decade later.
Business social network LinkedIn posted mixed third quarter results this afternoon, with a $1.6 million loss for the quarter, but it’s still managing to beat Wall Street expectations with strong revenues.
The Internet is different in China, says Derek Ling, founder of Tianji, the country’s largest business social network.
In addition to its new headhunting service Talent Pipeline announced today, LinkedIn also unveiled a new way to keep track of your alumni networks.
LinkedIn, the social network for professionals is launching a new service called Talent Pipeline that focuses on helping job recruiters find and place job seekers, the company announced Tuesday at its Talent Connect customer event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Facebook is finally launching its iPad application and will be doing so at Apple’s October 4th event, rumored to be the release of the iPhone 5.
Continued uncertainty about financial stability in Europe and a government deadlock in the United States struck publicly-traded equities on Thursday, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ index down 3.3 percent and below a technical level of support that might indicate future weakness.
Identified launched a search engine for professionals today, in a move that makes the founders either a) crazy b) smart or c) both. The startup will be competing with giant social network LinkedIn for the attention, and participation, of people busy at work or busy looking for work.
Guest Post Social networking began as a personal communication tool. Friendster, MySpace and Facebook were all about friendships and dating. Today of course, social media has also become another arm of marketing.
Editor's Pick LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman might be one of the most successful entrepreneurs to emerge from the post-dot-com era, and today he shared some of the secrets to his success.
Viadeo, a European business social network, opened its public application programming interface (API) in the United States today. The company is also putting on a developer challenge, to encourage American devs to use Viadeo’s data.
Despite the hype surrounding young, serial entrepreneurs, most company founders are typically above 30 and have only started one company, according to the latest study by professional network LinkedIn.
Here’s our roundup of the week’s top tech business news. First, the most popular stories VentureBeat published in the last seven days:
This morning, LinkedIn launched its gorgeously overhauled mobile app. We’ve already told you all about the new features, but for developers, the most exciting part is what’s going on under the hood.
For many young professionals, it’s hard to imagine why you’d want to use a business social-networking site like LinkedIn on the go. It just doesn’t have the ubiquity of a Facebook or the hipness of an Instagram.
There’s a point in the lives of most startups where a radical shift has to occur in order for them to hit the next level. If done right, it can be transformative – but too many startup owners cling to their original ideas and drag their companies down in the process.
DJ Patil, the former chief product officer of photo-sharing startup Color, announced today that he is joining LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman at venture capital firm Greylock Partners.
As the New York Stock Exchange saw major indices plummeting by five or six percent today, tech stocks dropped even further than many of their non-tech counterparts. The picture is especially clear if you look at the stock price changes since the market slide started August 4.
It’s day two of complete market mayhem. Has the chaos closed the window for companies looking to file for an initial public offering?
Business social-networking site LinkedIn chief executive Jeff Weiner said he expects to include internal enterprise communication tools like those seen in Salesforce.com’s Chatter and Yammer within LinkedIn.
Google+, the new social network from Google, is growing at a gargantuan pace. The social destination has now hit 25 million unique visitors, reaching that milestone faster than Facebook, Twitter or other social networks, according to new comScore data.
LinkedIn on Monday launched a new plugin that makes the process of applying for a job as easy as clicking a button.
As the co-founder of popular business social network LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman knows a thing or two about successfully launching a startup. In this Entrepreneur Thought Leader Lecture given at Stanford University, he details the rules he has historically used when creating a venture: Look for disruptive change, aim high, build a network around your company, plan for good and bad luck and maintain flexible persistence. Most importantly, he says, remember these rules are just rules of thumb by which you navigate – they’re not carved in stone.
Real estate listings site Zillow opened on the NASDAQ stock exchange this morning with a whopping $60 share price after its IPO was priced last night at $20 per share. But the $60 per share price fell quickly after the first trade and shares are currently trading around a more reasonable $34.
As Google+ grows at an incredible rate, it’s going to start crowding other social networks.
Guest Post Recent tech IPOs have been anything but predictable.
An analyst with investment bank JP Morgan, which helped underwrite business social network LinkedIn’s initial public offering, downgraded the stock today and set a price target of $85.
Despite many reports to the contrary, about 33.6 percent of Google+’s total user base is female, according to new research by unofficial Google+ statistician and founder of Ancestry.com Paul Allen.