LinkedIn hits 200 million members

While it's seen as more business and career-focused than other social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter, that hasn't stopped LinkedIn from hitting a major milestone this week – 200 million global

Published on: January 9th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

TribeHR adds new Facebook, LinkedIn features to its platform

TribeHR has added new Facebook and LinkedIn features to its social HR platform.The Waterloo, Ont.-based startup makes a social media platform that canbe used for various HR functions, including recruiting, applicationintake, employee engagement,

Published on: September 11th, 2012 Christine Wong

Big increase in data breaches during 2012

We’ve heard a lot of anecdotal cases of password leaks and other data breaches from some high-profile services this year, but now software vendor SecurityCoverage is showing some research that indicates data breaches

Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson’s plan to hook up Canada’s early stage tech players

When Muneer Nawab says he started out in tech young, he really means it. “My father was a computer science professor. He taught me to programbasically since I could read,” says Ottawa-born Nawab,

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Christine Wong

Using Charles Dickens to crack your LinkedIn password

Kevin Young, a computer security expert who studies passwords, is nearly at a loss for words. Literally.Young and his colleagues are working to decode some 2.6 million scrambled LinkedIn passwords, part of a

Published on: June 8th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

Web app checks for compromised LinkedIn passwords

A New York-based Web developer and his colleagues have built a Web-based application for people to see if their LinkedIn password hash is among 6.5 million released on a Russian hacker forum.The password

Published on: June 7th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

6.5 million LinkedIn passwords hacked

LinkedIn users have been advised to change their passwords immediately after an unconfirmed report claimed that millions of 'unsalted' hashed passwords have turned up on a Russian hacker Web site.According to the Norwegian

Published on: June 7th, 2012 John E. Dunn

Startup news round-up: May 23, 2012

Here's the startup news making headlines today on other Web sites and blogs.Last chance for Hyperdrive The new Waterloo, Ont.-based tech firm accelerator based in the Communitech Hub has issued another notice that

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

5 awesome but little-known LinkedIn features

If you're job hunting or looking to expand your professional network, many people turn to LinkedIn and its portfolio of features and tools to browse job listings, connect with colleagues, ask questions, join

Published on: May 1st, 2012 Kristin Burnham

LinkedIn launches iPad app

The professional social networking site LinkedIn today launched an application especially tailored for iPad users.LinkedIn said the app's core functionalities include features to sync users' calendar, view and edit profile information, and access

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Forget Facebook, face-to-face networking still best for business: survey

Businesses today might have more social networking tools than ever to help find new customers, but they still prefer face-to-face networking, a new survey shows.Seventy-seven per cent of Canadian business managers said the

Published on: March 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

12 ways to make your online profile work for you

Like it or not, your digital identity is what defines you to potential employers and recruiters seeking you out online. And if you're interested in pushing your career forward, experts suggest that you

Published on: March 2nd, 2012 Christina DesMarais

Hookflash video conferencing unveiled

Calgary-based Hookflash aims to foster a social way of communicating for the business community.The public received their first glimpse of the Hookflash video conferencing software Wednesday, at a preview session held at Innovate

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Martin Studzinski

Preparing for a major offensive

By Francis Moran When we introduced NanoScale Corporation a month ago, we talked about how the company is faced with the challenge of expanding into a conservative market wary of new products or technologies

Published on: February 12th, 2012 Francis Moran