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LinkedIn Leases Skyscraper in SOMA

April 24, 2014 | 6:13 pm

LinkedIn Leases Skyscraper in SOMA

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LinkedIn is just one of many tech companies moving large offices into high-rise buildings in SF.

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Feds Make Deal With Net Firms Over Disclosure of User Info

January 27, 2014 | 2:46 pm

Feds Make Deal With Net Firms Over Disclosure of User Info

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Companies can now report roughly how many demands for user data the NSA and other agencies are making.

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Tech Heavyweights Launch Surveillance Reform Campaign

December 9, 2013 | 10:12 am

Tech Heavyweights Launch Surveillance Reform Campaign

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As Snowden revelations continue, eight major tech firms urge lawmakers to rein in spy agencies.

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Use LinkedIn? Its New Email App Raises Privacy Concerns

October 24, 2013 | 5:28 pm

Use LinkedIn? Its New Email App Raises Privacy Concerns

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Security experts say company’s new ‘Intro’ app could pose threat to individual and corporate privacy.

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Infographic: Compare Perks and Benefits at Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Other Web Cos.

October 17, 2011 | 12:52 pm

Infographic: Compare Perks and Benefits at Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Other Web Cos.

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When I first started at Yahoo! in 1996, every Friday the company would set out free bagels (a perk about which several friends had to eventually tell me to shut the hell up.) Since then, things have gotten progressively cushier for employees at Silicon Valley’s winners, as you’ll see in this infographic from ResumeBear, via […]

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September 26, 2011 | 4:20 pm

Audio: Obama’s Answer to Early Google Employee’s ‘Would you please raise my taxes?’; Watch Entire LinkedIn Appearance

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Here’s one interesting exchange at today’s LinkedIn town hall with President Obama today. A man in the audience says, ” “I don’t have a job but that’s because I’ve been lucky enough to live in Silicon Valley and did quite well, so I’m unemployed by choice…. Will you please raise my taxes? … I would like everyone to have the country invest in things like Pell grants and job-training programs that made it possible for me to get to where I am.”

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Graphic: The New Tech Bubble?

May 31, 2011 | 11:38 am

Graphic: The New Tech Bubble?

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Two weeks ago, LinkedIn went public with a major bang, creating overnight millionaires, ’90s style. Is there bubble trouble on the horizon? This infographic from The Atlantic, called “Recent Over-the-Top Valuations Explored,” illustrates the rapid acceleration in the perceived worth of prominent web companies like Facebook, Twitter and Groupon. Note the revenue-to-valuation ratios. (Click on […]

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May 19, 2011 | 7:21 am

LinkedIn Shares Surge on First Day of Trading; Follow the Stock

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On its first day of trading, LinkedIn quickly surged to around $90, double the price of $45 the company had set. Follow the stock on CBS MarketWatch. The IPO has been widely anticipated because the Mountain View-based company is the first big social networking site to go public, and could be a bellweather for Facebook […]

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