• Today in Tech: What's next for Groupon?

    Digg gets sold; why the death of the TV cable bundle is coming.

    U.S. pursuing a middleman in web piracy [THE NEW YORK TIMES]

    The case is the government's most far-reaching effort so far to crack down on foreigners suspected of breaking American laws. It is unusual because it goes after a middleman, who the authorities say made a fair amount of money by pointing people to pirated content. Mr. O'Dwyer's backers MORE

    - Jul 13, 2012 11:35 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: Criminals mining LinkedIn breach to scam users

    Samsung grooms a new CEO; Foursquare launches a new app.

    Criminals exploit LinkedIn breach for phishing attacks [THE NEW YORK TIMES]

    Shortly after the breach surfaced, LinkedIn users began receiving e-mails from what, at first glance, looked like LinkedIn. The e-mails asked users to confirm their e-mail address by clicking on an embedded link. But the link took users to scam sites, such as an illegal online pharmaceutical site that sells Viagra MORE

    - Jun 7, 2012 12:42 PM ET
  • Why LinkedIn fiddles as Facebook burns

    The professional social network was seen as sexless compared to Facebook. Now it just seems safe.

    By Kevin Kelleher, contributor

    FORTUNE -- Amid the anger this week of Facebook investors, the embarrassment of the company's underwriters and the schadenfreude of its detractors, a question has been bugging me: If so many investors are skeptical of Facebook's (FB) overvalued IPO, then why are they still so positive on LinkedIn (LNKD)?

    Like Facebook, LinkedIn MORE

    May 24, 2012 10:28 AM ET
  • Is Amazon getting into original TV?

    Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube are pouring resources into original content. Now, Amazon may be, too.

    FORTUNE -- Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube are all betting big on original content. Now, Amazon may be doing the very same.

    At least that is what appeared to be the case for a fleeting few hours March 6 on LinkedIn. Joe Lewis, a new executive with the tech giant based in Los Angeles, briefly listed his title as MORE

    - Mar 6, 2012 7:49 PM ET
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  • Today in Tech: Google replacing Motorola Mobility CEO

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    "We are working as hard as ever this year to deliver an incredible year and some products that will blow your mind." -- CEO Tim Cook at Apple's annual shareholder meeting

    * Apple (AAPL) has acquired the app search and discovery engine Chomp. The Chomp team and technology will MORE

    - Feb 24, 2012 3:30 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: Would you buy Google's home entertainment system?

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    * Google (GOOG) is developing a home entertainment system that will wirelessly stream music. The move is notable as Google will design and market the hardware itself. (The Wall Street Journal)

    * Steve Jobs' 191-page FBI file was released yesterday. Among the random tidbits: the Apple co-founder and former CEO maintained a MORE

    - Feb 10, 2012 7:48 AM ET
  • Today in Tech: The Yahoo board exodus

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    * Four board members are leaving Yahoo, including chairman Roy Bostock and HP exec Vyomesh Joshi. As All Things D reports, the Internet company will add three new board members, though their identities are not yet known. (All Things D)

    * Amazon upped the content available in its Prime Instant Video MORE

    - Feb 8, 2012 10:13 AM ET
  • Video: How to fit in at Apple

    An ex-employee asks Inside Apple's author "What creates the perfect Kool-Aid drinker?"

    On the first stop on his publicity tour -- at the headquarters of LinkedIn -- Adam Lashinsky met a former Apple (AAPL) employee who had read Lashinky's book and was in a position to comment on how accurately it portrays life Inside Apple.

    We've posted the meat of their exchange in the YouTube clip below.  Lashinsky's interrogator -- who worked MORE

    - Jan 29, 2012 8:06 AM ET
  • The real way to build a social network

    If there is a guru of networking, it is Reid Hoffman. Here he explains how to do it right -- and wrong -- in an excerpt from his new book with Ben Casnocha, The Start-Up of You.

    FORTUNE -- Forget Dale Carnegie. He understood how important connections were, but missed out on the authenticity part -- which, say Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha, authors of The Start-Up of You, is the key to building MORE

    Jan 24, 2012 5:00 AM ET
  • Why Zynga may not be as bad off as it seems

    Yes, the social gaming company's stock is off to an ignominious start.  But a closer look  shows things are more complex than they first appear.

    By Kevin Kelleher, contributor

    FORTUNE -- Several months ago, things were looking very good indeed for Zynga. The casual-gaming company stood apart from other web IPOs of 2011 thanks to its "bountiful" profits. Investors were "excited" by an offering that could value the company at $20 billion.

    Now that MORE

    Dec 20, 2011 11:42 AM ET
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