Hashtag Trending – Alphabet puts $375M into Oscar; Alex Jones booted from Twitter; U.S. approves app as birth control

Google puts $375 million into health insurance startup Oscar, Alex Jones gets the boot from Twitter, and an app that tracks women’s fertility cycles gains the approval from the U.S. Food and Drug

Published on: August 16th, 2018 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Spring and LG announce 5G phone; Turkey looks to ban iPhones; Welfare recipients tracked in California

Sprint and LG announce a new 5G phone, Turkey looks to boycott iPhones, and California officials track welfare recipients with license plate readers. Up first, trending on Twitter - Spring and LG are

Published on: August 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

How will you use LinkedIn’s new voice messaging feature?

Messaging someone on LinkedIn has just become a little more... exciting, one might say, with the recent addition of voice messaging. The networking platform announced the feature in a recent blog post, as

Published on: July 30th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending – 3D printing and asteroids; Uber invests in Lime; FedEx Institute plans blockchain project

A California-based company plans to use 3D printing to create asteroid spacecrafts, Uber slides into the scooter business, and the FedEx Institute of Technology wants to create a blockchain platform for cancer medicine

Published on: July 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

LinkedIn’s 5 pillars for building digital trust

"Building digital trust is crucial in driving success for companies," says Diana Luu, and as LinkedIn Canada's head of marketing solutions, she would know - over the years, her company has helped "thousands"

Published on: April 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Huawei’s woes; Chrome update mutes autoplay ads; LinkedIn’s top companies to work for

Huawei’s plans for U.S. expansion hit another road bump, Chrome’s next update will put a stop to autoplay video ads with sound, and a LinkedIn list of top companies to work for is

Published on: March 23rd, 2018 Brian Jackson

How Shopify, Hootsuite and others topped LinkedIn’s first Canadian Top Companies list

LinkedIn has released the first Canadian edition of its Top Companies list, and while tech and tech-adjacent firms are unsurprisingly dominant, the reasons cited are decidedly old-fashioned. "The companies at the top are

Published on: March 21st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

How Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, and others marked International Women’s Day 2018

Salesforce.com Inc. used this year's International Women's Day to remind employees and collaborators that in 1987, only 20 per cent of employees working in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields were female

Published on: March 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Software and IT is Ontario’s most globally connected industry, LinkedIn says

A new study from LinkedIn says Ontario’s software and IT sectors are the most globally connected industries in the province. Almost 35 per cent of connections in the software and IT services sector

Published on: March 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop

LinkedIn ‘Resumé Assistant’ rolling out on Microsoft Word

Microsoft is taking advantage of its $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn. The tech giant has announced that it is now integrating LinkedIn capabilities in Microsoft Word for a new service called Resumé Assistant.

Published on: November 14th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Salary matters – and tech knows it, LinkedIn finds

Despite considerable rhetoric suggesting otherwise, salary remains the number one motivator when it comes to choosing a new job, LinkedIn says - and now the professional social network has the numbers to prove

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

LinkedIn launches native advertising network

LinkedIn is expanding its sponsored content offering. The professional social network announced today that it would be augmenting its Sponsored Content services, already widely used by B2B marketers to reach its valuable audience

Published on: September 7th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

High-volume hiring just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new LinkedIn tool

LinkedIn has unveiled a new tool that would make hiring many people at once easier. The social media platform has launched Pipeline Builder, which “identifies, engages, and generates interest" from professionals on its

Published on: August 16th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

LinkedIn unveils new Tinder-like service to connect professionals with mentors

If you think Tinder (and related apps) is the scourge of the earth, you may not like that LinkedIn is taking a page from its book. The professional social network is launching a

Published on: August 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs