Proven.com aims to build the link for employers and skilled workers to connect on jobs.
By Alex Konrad, contributor
FORTUNE -- Proven.com wants to prove there's a job site for skilled tradespeople somewhere between the white collar networking of LinkedIn and the anarchy of Craigslist. A site focusing on the workers' end has been up since last year. The employers' end has been active since May under that site's old name, WorkersNow.com. MOREJul 21, 2011 5:03 PM ET
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"Legacy is a stupid thing! I don't want a legacy. ... I like what I'm doing now to my old job. I worked with a lot of smart people; some things went well, some didn't go so well. But when you see how what we did ended MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Jun 13, 2011 10:27 AM ET
By Daniel Roberts, reporter
Customers love Cognizant's C2 platform so much that they want to buy it. Too bad it isn't for sale.
FORTUNE -- Cognizant Technology Solutions, a tech outsourcing and consulting firm that serves huge companies, has built a corporate version of Facebook that pulls together a bunch of Web 2.0 tools such as Twitter feeds, employee-written blogs, and chat. It's the kind of collaboration tool many businesses say they'd love MOREMay 13, 2011 5:00 AM ET
A curated selection of the weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web. Sign up to get the newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning.Director David Fincher's much-talked about Facebook biopic, The Social Network, failed to win Best Picture or Best Director at this year's Academy Awards, but it did walk away with three statues for Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, and Best Adapted Screenplay. (Also, let's not MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Feb 28, 2011 6:00 AM ET
If you haven't tweeted with him yet, you may soon: Entrepreneur Adam Rifkin has taken connecting to a whole new level. We selected him by scouring LinkedIn to see who was tied to the most top people on Fortune's lists.*
*From 2010 Fortune 500 CEOs, Fortune's 50 Smartest People in Tech, Fortune's 40 Under 40, and Fortune's 50 Most Powerful Women.
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The best MOREJessica Shambora, Writer-Reporter - Feb 9, 2011 5:00 AM ET
A drop in the bucket for the search behemoth.
Google today settled the class action lawsuit it earned when it launched Google Buzz without any privacy controls. Google Buzz is a social networking tool similar to Twitter that allows users to share information with their connections. In order to jumpstart users' social graph, Buzz users were automatically, and publicly, linked to people they often Gmail-ed with. That made for some embarrassing connections.
Google (GOOG) MORESeth Weintraub - Nov 2, 2010 4:39 PM ET
Aaron Sorkin's new film The Social Network may be a work of fiction, but it will become Facebook's creation myth. That's not entirely a bad thing.
I've known Mark Zuckerberg for a long time. We first spoke in the fall of 2005, just after his summer sublet had run out in Palo Alto, when he'd taken a semester off from Harvard and was crashing at a friend's Menlo Park apartment. MOREJessi Hempel, writer - Sep 24, 2010 3:00 AM ET
The social networking site is expanding beyond its web domain by introducing widgets to encourage impromptu meet ups. The media shy CEO explains his strategy to Fortune.
Interview by Alex Kantrowitz, contributor
See those Facebook "Like" buttons all over the web? If Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman has his way, his Meetup Everywhere buttons will be next. The New York-based social networking site, which currently has around 79,000 groups of people with MOREAug 17, 2010 1:45 PM ET
Over the weekend, a rumor from a connected source said that Google would be starting up a social network to take on Facebook.
Kevin Rose, Internet personality and Digg social networking founder, tweeted over the weekend that Google has a 'Facebook killer' called Google Me in the works.
Rose hasn't been terribly accurate and might have other fish to fry (Google Buzz competes with Rose's Digg) but he does have a lot MORESeth Weintraub - Jun 28, 2010 4:26 PM ET
The company still has no outside lobbyists even as it faces mounting privacy probes. Is Facebook's Washington strategy too little, too late?
By Anna Palmer, contributor
A recent political attack ad from Democratic candidate Kamala Harris for California attorney general blamed her opponent Chris Kelly, who also happens to be Facebook's former chief privacy officer, for designing the site's "condemned" privacy policies.
"Chris Kelly released your private information," the ad warned over ominous background MOREJun 9, 2010 12:29 PM ET
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