Tales From a North Korean Computer: Facebook, LinkedIn and Sanctions Busting

Hiding behind fake social-media profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.


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Russian accused of hacking LinkedIn extradited to US

A Russian man accused of hacking three Silicon Valley firms has been extradited to the US after being arrested in the Czech Republic.
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LinkedIn is a getting a Facebook-like feature

LinkedIn is a getting a Facebook-like featureLinkedIn has announced Trending Storylines, a new section for web and mobile that shows news and content it thinks you’ll find relevant and interesting. In some ways, it’s more useful than Facebook’s newsfeed.

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Work Smarter with LinkedIn

Work Smarter with LinkedIn

If you think LinkedIn is just for job hunting, you’re missing out on the many ways you can take advantage of this social network to build the professional relationships you need to advance in your career. LinkedIn can help you initiate, strengthen, and use the very real human connections that make you effective on the job-and help you get ahead. This short, practical book shows you how. In Work Smarter with LinkedIn, social media expert Alexandra Samuel demonstrates the most effective ways to actively build and use your network, sharing tips and tricks on: Deciding which connection invitations to accept Searching for potential connections when you need to establish a new contact Using business travel to make the most of face time with colleagues and contacts Capturing all the connections you’ve made at a conference When not to use LinkedInThe book also includes a 30-minute quick guide to starting-or perfecting-your LinkedIn profile. Interested in learning more about how social media can help you get ahead of your daily work-and get ahead in your career? Look for more in this series of short, digital books from Harvard Business Review Press and social media expert Alexandra Samuel. Other installments provide the best tips and tricks for using tools like Evernote, Twitter, HootSuite, and Gmail to get organized and improve your performance on the job.

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The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist For Small and Medium Businesses

The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist For Small and Medium Businesses

With over 175,000,000 users, LinkedIn is the social business network: the web’s best place to leverage your entire network of partners, suppliers, employees, vendors, and competitors. By establishing a strong LinkedIn presence, you can deepen your links with your current network – and tap into their networks, too, discovering talent, partnerships, and potential vendors you’ll never find any other way. The Ultimate LinkedIn Checklist for Small and Medium Businesses will help you do all that, and more. The only LinkedIn tutorial specifically for small-to-midsized businesses, it walks you through every step of building a LinkedIn presence that builds your bottom line. Lauren Dugan shows how to: Set up a Profile and Company Page that demonstrates all the value you offer Make your Profile search-friendly Leverage Careers and Products tabs to the fullest Develop a practical content strategy to keep your page active Use LinkedIn Ads to drive even more business And much more Every section of this eBook begins with an easy-to-use checklist bringing together every action you need to take. Just skim the checklist, read the drill-down information that follows, and then return to the checklist to implement what you’ve just read. This eBook concludes with a complete Master Checklist: print it out and use it as your step-by-step guide, as you transform LinkedIn from “opportunity” to “profit center”!

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