Platform News: ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter files to go public via direct listing

Online job marketplace ZipRecruiter has filed to go public through a direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said on Friday.

Platform News: Confluent

LinkedIn-backed Confluent confidentially files for US IPO

Confluent Inc, a real-time event streaming platform, has confidentially submitted paperwork for a US initial public offering, joining hundreds of other tech start-ups that are look...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook takes on Clubhouse, unveils upcoming audio products

Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook planned to launch several audio products, including Clubhouse-style live audio rooms and a way for users to find and play podcasts.

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

LinkedIn says some user data scraped and posted for sale

Some LinkedIn data, including publicly viewable member profile, has been scraped and posted for sale, Microsoft Corp’s professional networking site said based on an investiga...

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

LinkedIn says tech issue on platform resolved

LinkedIn, the worlds leading professional networking platform, has said it has fixed a technical glitch, after thousands of users reported difficulties in accessing the platform.

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft earnings rise as COVID-19 boosts cloud and Xbox sales

Microsoft Corp has reported its Azure cloud computing services climbed 50%, the next quarter of acceleration in a business that had begun to slow as the global pandemic benefited t...

Big Data

Folksam leak shares data of one million Swedes with tech giants

Sweden’s largest insurer, Folksam, accidentally leaked private data on about a million of its customers to a handful of the world’s biggest technology companies, it sai...

UK PM Boris Johnson, Conservative

UK PM Johnson asks businesses to follow him on LinkedIn

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opened an account on professional networking site LinkedIn, saying he wished to use it as a means to talk more directly into the business community.

Platform Industry: Microsoft operating system users

Microsoft’s attempt to acquire TikTok endears old company to new generation

Microsoft has emerged as a saviour to young users of TikTok, who praised the technology sector giant for attempting to buy parts of social networking company’s operations, in...

Platform News: viral TikTok video streaming app

Microsoft nears big bet on TikTok after risky LinkedIn deal shows promise

Microsoft Corp’s possible purchase of short-video app TikTok carries a myriad of dangers, thrusting it to the fraught social networking business and geopolitical conflict ami...

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

LinkedIn cuts 960 jobs as COVID-19 impacts corporate hiring

LinkedIn has announced that it would cut about 960 jobs, or approximately 6% of its global workforce, as the COVID-19 pandemic is having a sustained impact on demand for its recrui...

Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

History of hacks on social media platforms

The hack of Twitter that compromised the accounts of prominent including US presidential candidate Joe Biden and former US President Barack Obama was one of the most dramatic of th...

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

LinkedIn sued over allegation it secretly reads Apple users’ clipboard content

Microsoft-owned social network LinkedIn has been sued by an iPhone user for allegedly reading and diverting users’ sensitive content from Apple Inc’s Universal Clipboar...

Platform News: Microsoft-owned professional networking giant LinkedIn

LinkedIn users ditch polite networking for real talk on race and inequity

“This is white supremacy. This is institutionalised racism,” Aaisha Joseph, an executive assistant in New York City, posted on LinkedIn in early June, calling out the B...

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