LinkedIn is launching a beta of its revamp user interface, adding new features and exposing APIs for integrating with other applications and services. The new home page design includes the usual network updates and modules for people and job search and answers.
Between the Lines
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A week after suffering a massive heart attack Marc Orchant passed away today. Marc was part of our ZDNet blogger team for a few years and well known and respected in the tech blogger community.
It's with great sadness that I tell you that Marc Orchant, part of the ZDNet family, passed away following a massive heart attack a week ago.He died way too young and our thoughts are with his family.
For weekend entertainment and attention, Robert Scoble used the word "sexy" in a headline, referencing a LiveSide.Net interview with Bill Gates where he said that the press (naming the Wall Street Journal) doesn't appreciate that Microsoft's enterprise/business software is underappreciated and at the heart of the company's vast riches.
Facebook is surveying its users on their profile pages in an effort to gauge the damage from the Beacon fiasco.I couldn't resist the survey since I wanted to see how Facebook backed into the big Beacon question (it was near the end).
I was waiting at an airport for a very long flight the other day when I came across the Search Results League Table.This was the one declaring that, for example, Jessica Alba was the 10th most popular search inquiry on Yahoo.
Coca-Cola is going virtual with an Internet island shaped like a Coke bottle were I presume Coke fans from the analog world can express their passion for the brand.In a New York Times story on the virtual island, called CC Metro, Carol Kruse, vice president for global interactive marketing for Coca-Cola, said, “It’s really bringing the offline world, where you’re drinking our products, and the online worlds together.
Mozilla's Chinese subsidiary has inked a search box deal with Baidu, the leading search engine in China (not to mention a white-hot stock).With the arrangement, recapped on Techmeme, Mozilla gets a little diversification.
Apple has $15.4 billion in cash lying around and folks are wondering what it should do with it.
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