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LinkedIn mobile app stops collecting private calendar notes

LinkedIn mobile app stops collecting private calendar notes

Professional networking site LinkedIn is making headlines today for a reported security breach that may involve the leak of 6.5 million passwords. However, that's not the only security issue plaguing LinkedIn today, as security researchers recently reported that the service's mobile app has been collecting private calendar notes from iPhone and iPad users without their knowledge. LinkedIn has confirmed the researcher findings and has updated its app today to limit the information collected.

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6.5m LinkedIn passwords reportedly leak: Hackers crowdsourcing encryption crack

6.5m LinkedIn passwords reportedly leak: Hackers crowdsourcing encryption crack

Password information for 6.5m members of business social network LinkedIn have been leaked, it's been alleged, with Russian hackers supposedly crowd-sourcing help in breaking the encryption. Although the SHA1 unsalted password hashes revealed do not come with the matching usernames at present, Dagens IT and Per Thorsheim report, it's possible the hackers are holding off on revealing those so that they can make private use of any unofficial access.

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85by85 is LinkedIn meets Chatroulette

85by85 is LinkedIn meets Chatroulette

There's a new online startup that sounds like a great idea when you first hear it, then immediately afterward you have to think it's a crazy idea, and then finally you'll probably settle somewhere around "well that sounds interesting but probably not for me." Regardless of your thoughts, though, it is certainly a unique and novel idea. 85by85 wants to be like online speed dating, for business purposes.

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LinkedIn CEO says Google+ can’t “coexist” with Facebook and Twitter

LinkedIn CEO says Google+ can’t “coexist” with Facebook and Twitter

Google+ makes demands on free time users simply don't have, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has claimed, going on to suggest that the new Google service will struggle as it doesn't fit into the established triumvirate of popular social networks. Speaking at an event this week, Weiner was asked whether Google+ could coexist with Facebook, Twitter and his own LinkedIn, Business Insider reports; the CEO's own perspective is relatively negative, claiming that "nobody has any free time."

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Facebook testing out profile tags feature

Facebook testing out profile tags feature

Facebook is in the process of testing out a new feature on some user accounts that allows you to tag your profile with things you are into. Facebook says that Profile Tags are creative tools that allow the owner of the profile and friends to tag things that describe the person who owns the account. The profile owner must approve any tags that friends add before they are shown to others.

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Apple hires auto industry experts hinting at EV plans

Apple hires auto industry experts hinting at EV plans

Apple is always quite about its plans for any new market. Of all the electronics firms out there, Apple tends to do the best at keeping secrets and by all indications, it's keeping a big secret right now. Reports indicate that Apple has spent time and money putting together a team of automotive industry veterans. The hiring of these veterans suggests that Apple may be getting serious about an electric vehicle project.

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