Identified is LinkedIn for the cool kids

While LinkedIn has become the gold standard of resume and career-building sites, the service is too boring and bland for today’s young professionals. So says the co-founder of Identified, a social career site aimed directly at the fresh college graduates and twenty-somethings who’d secretly rather play Call of Duty than build a professional profile. Tuesday, Identified  announced a $21 million funding round.

BYOD: The downside is beginning to show

The bring-your-own-device trend has taken off, based largely on the popularity of iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. If there was ever a clear example of the consumerization of business technology, this is it, as witnessed by the sheer news coverage of the trend.