phones
If the Samsung Galaxy S5 Doesn't Tempt You, Maybe its Included Freebies Will

With the Samsung Galaxy S5 ready to hit stores, Samsung's making one final push to gain your custom. It has just revealed the premium "content gifts" it's offering alongside the handset, and they're not to be sniffed at. Read More >>

security
This Browser Extension Lets You See Any LinkedIn User's Email Address

Looks like someone finally found a use for the LinkedIn profile you've been sitting on for the past five years. Thanks to a new browser extension, you can now reveal the email address of any one of LinkedIn's roughly 260 million users—whether you're connected to them or not. Read More >>

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Your Hacked LinkedIn Password is Now Art

Last year, LinkedIn suffered the embarrassment of having millions of its users' passwords stolen. So someone went and turned it into art. Of course they did. Read More >>

privacy
Google, Microsoft and More Launch Campaign to Reform NSA Spying

Eight of the largest companies in tech have joined forces to battle the NSA's spying, demanding sweeping reforms of the US Government's surveillance policies. Read More >>

security
Report: LinkedIn's New Mobile App Is a Hacker's Heaven

Intro, LinkedIn's new mobile app, is great for networking, but as it turns out, it's even better for hacking. According to security experts, the app is incredibly insecure. Read More >>

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LinkedIn Lowers Its Age Limit Because 13-Year-Olds Need a Social Network For Their Paper Rounds

This is a little, well, absurd. LinkedIn has dropped the age gate for access to its social network for business contacts to just 13. Obviously kids need yet another place to hang out and share job stories, get headhunted, and manage their CVs -- Facebook's just not cutting it anymore. Read More >>

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80,000 Suckers Fired Off Tweets Celebrating LinkedIn Spam

Last week, on February 11th, Alexandra Watson (aka @happinesscoach) received a very exciting email in her inbox and promptly tweeted the news out to her 66,000 followers: Hurray, I am so super-duper popular on LinkedIn. My life now has meaning. Read More >>

privacy
Try These Criminal Tricks to Stalk Yourself: It's Seriously Creepy

A new report out today from security company ALLOW shows all the tricks that identity thieves use to stalk their victims. None of it's particularly sophisticated, but holy hell is it creepy. Read More >>

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Bigpenis, and 6.5 Million Other Sad, Stupid Leaked LinkedIn Passwords

LinkedIn weakly admits still denies it was hacked, despite the fact that you can download a 270 MB list of all its hacked passwords. Was yours part of the list? That depends—was your password cockmaster? Find out below. Read More >>

privacy
LinkedIn's iOS App Leaks Personal Data in Plain Text While Its Passwords Get Hacked

The Next Web is reporting that LinkedIn's iOS app collects personal data from its calendar — without explicit consent — and sends it back to the company's servers in plain text. If that wasn't enough to ruin LinkedIn's day, 6.5 million passwords have also been hacked. Read More >>

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Believe It Or Not, LinkedIn Would Have Been Even More Annoying In the '80s

Constantly being bombarded with emails urging you to join your friends' and co-workers' professional networks on LinkedIn is incredibly annoying these days. But the folks at Squirrel-Monkey show us that it could have been a lot worse had LinkedIn existed in the '80s. Read More >>

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10 LinkedIn Charts That Show How Apple's Hiring Practices Set It Apart

We pulled a bunch of detailed information about Apple's employees from LinkedIn - which is all available on the site. It turns out Apple employs way more general and administrative people than research and development engineers, according to the LinkedIn data. Read More >>

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Dutch Airline's New Seating System Is My High School Canteen All Over Again

If high school taught me anything, where you sit—and who you sit next to—in the cafeteria is absolutely imperative to your social status and future happiness. And that lesson is now being retaught by a Danish airline—they'll let you chose your seatmate based on their social media profile. Read More >>

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