LinkedIn launches new way to search

altNearly a month after unveiling a new developer platform, business social-networking site LinkedIn has taken the wraps off a new search platform.

 

In a summary of the new key features, Esteban Kozak, senior product manager at LinkedIn, said the new platform is \"redefining the way professionals go about finding talent, business partners, customers, or a former colleague\".

HP: Datacentres running out of room

altEuropean datacentres are running out of capacity, with the majority operating at 82 per cent of their full capability, according to a survey commissioned by HP.

Peter Cochrane\'s Blog: Presentation SNAFUs

altWritten on KLM1508 flying from Amsterdam to Norwich, and dispatched to silicon.com from London via a free wi-fi service

 

Several times over the past decades I have contemplated writing a book detailing all the things that can go wrong when making presentations but as time moved on I realised it would be a never-ending story.

As gangs feud, we\'re all in the line of fire

altMuch of what is deplorable about the fatal shooting at Westfield Southcenter mall over the weekend is summed up in the words of one woman. She rushed to Harborview Medical Center after two 16-year-olds were struck down by bullets Saturday in a gangland dispute that had shoppers scurrying.

The woman, her voice low and woolly, was close to one of the teens.

Missing laptop puts Starbucks workers\' data at risk

altStarbucks Corp. confirmed Monday that a laptop containing private information on 97,000 employees was stolen Oct. 29.

 

The information included names, addresses and Social Security numbers, according to an undated memo addressed to affected employees.

4 young men with lives in conflicting worlds

altFour young men, all friends and onetime schoolmates, all shot during one brutal weekend.

 

The four also shared a neighborhood and intersecting criminal histories, and police suspect that they claim allegiance to a South End gang, 74 Hoovers.

Gang link seen in shootings

altPolice suspect that at least five victims in the weekend\'s shootings -- two at Southcenter, one at a First Hill nightclub and two on Rainier Avenue South -- had ties to the same street gang in South Seattle.

 

Bergeson reflects on tenure

altIn her final \"state of education\" speech Friday morning, outgoing state school chief Terry Bergeson reflected on her 12 years in office, defended the WASL one more time and urged school board members around the state to fight for better education funding.

 

Her last \"state of education speech\" comes after 45 years working in the field; she will leave office in January.

UW, WSU presidents forgo raises

altUniversity of Washington President Mark Emmert won\'t get a pay raise this year, and Washington State University President Elson Floyd will take a pay cut -- largely because of the state\'s unprecedented funding deficit.

 

Floyd told the WSU Board of Regents on Friday that he would lead by example and take a $100,000 cut, trimming his compensation package to $625,000.

Cheerleaders\' parents sue in nude photos incident

altParents of two Bothell High School cheerleaders have sued the Northshore School District, alleging school officials erred when they suspended the girls from the team this year after nude photos of them circulated throughout the student body via text message.

 

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