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Evernote Hello For iPhone Gets Passcode Lock, Flash Control & More

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Evernote Hello, the iPhone app that makes it easy to remember the people you meet, has been updated with a number of new features. The app now has a passcode lock option, making it more secure, and a number of improvements have been made to business card scanning, including the ability to control your camera’s flash.

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iOS Newsreader App Pulse To Be Sold To LinkedIn For Over $50 Million

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Pulse has been one of our favorite newsreader apps for the iPad since it was released in 2010, but it’s looking for a new home.

According to a new report, LinkedIn wants to buy the maker of the iOS app Pulse, and they’re not afraid to spend big.

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Everyone Who Works At LinkedIn Just Got A Free iPad Mini

Would you rather be given a Microsoft Surface from Oprah or an iPad mini from LinkedIn?

Would you rather be given a Microsoft Surface from Oprah or an iPad mini from LinkedIn?

It’s a good day to be an employee at LinkedIn. The professional networking site just reported a great quarter with earnings that crushed Wall Street’s expectations.

Revenue growth is good, but so is free stuff. To reward his hard working people, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has decided to give every one of his 3,500 employees a free iPad mini.

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Multi-Service Contacts Aggregator, Brewster, Updates With Ability To Add iPhone Contacts

New year, new contacts app?

New year, new contacts app?

iOS contact aggregation app, Brewster, updated today and added a feature that might make you wonder why it wasn’t there in the first place: the contacts on your iPhone itself. While Brewster already pulled contact info from your Facebook friends, Twitter followers, LinkedIn profile, Gmail account, and Foursquare contacts, this is the first time its connected directly to the native iPhone contacts you carry around with you every day.

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Verizon Catches Dev Paying Chinese Workers To Do His Job So He Can Browse The Web

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Verizon Wireless has helped a critical infrastructure company based in the United States catch one of its developers paying Chinese workers to do his job so that he could browse the Internet all day. “Bob” outsourced all of his work to China and paid the workers just a fraction of his six-figure salary so that he could spend his time on sites like Reddit, Facebook, LinkedIn, and eBay.

Verizon has revealed the fascinating story in a new case study.

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Cobook Does Contacts Right, And For Free [Review]

Cobook Does Contacts Right, And For Free [Review]

A new look for contacts

We liked Cobook first time round, when it appeared on OS X as a clever little contacts database hidden inside a tiny Menu Bar icon. Now it’s on iPhone, and just as clever as before.

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Steve Ballmer Labels Android ‘Wild’ And ‘Uncontrolled’, Apple Too Expensive

Steve Ballmer Labels Android ‘Wild’ And ‘Uncontrolled’, Apple Too Expensive

Too expensive and too uncontrolled?

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was at the Churchill Club in Santa Clara this week to be interviewed by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman. One of the most interesting subjects he talked about was Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform, and how it compares to its two main rivals, Apple’s iOS, and Google’s Android.

As you might expect, he didn’t have many good things to say about his competitors. In fact, he called Android “wild” and “uncontrolled,” before saying the iPhone is too expensive and too controlled. Windows Phone, he feels, sits in a sweet spot between the two.

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Facebook Recruits Apple’s Former iWeb, Numbers Design Engineer

Facebook Recruits Apple’s Former iWeb, Numbers Design Engineer

One user interface designer has swapped Cupertino for Menlo Park.

We often hear stories about Apple luring talented individuals away from rival companies over to its Cupertino campus. But sometimes it works the other way around. Facebook has installed a new Product Design Manager, Chris Weeldreyer, who previously worked as an Apple user interface design engineer.

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Massive LinkedIn Security Breach Leads To 6.5 Million Stolen Passwords

Massive LinkedIn Security Breach Leads To 6.5 Million Stolen Passwords

Massive data breach exposes 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords

Professional social network giant LinkedIn has acknowledged that it is looking into a massive data breach. As a result of the breach as many as 6.5 million user accounts may have been compromised. Account data including login information and passwords have been leaked and posted to a Russian hacker site. Although LinkedIn hasn’t confirmed the breach or detailed which accounts might have been impacted, the fact that the company is acknowledging the potential threat and investigating it is a big cause for concern.

At this time, it’s better to err on the side of caution.

If you use LinkedIn, you should consider that your account data has been compromised and change your password immediately.

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This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Klout, Norton Identity Safe, Dark Sky & More [Roundup]

This Week’s Must-Have iOS Apps: Klout, Norton Identity Safe, Dark Sky & More [Roundup]

Klout finally makes it way to the iPhone, Norton provides us with a great way to store our passwords, and LinkedIn finally gets iPad support.

If you visited the site yesterday, you’ll already be aware that Cult of Mac’s weekly must-have apps and games roundups are now back. This is where we choose our pick of the best new releases and updates to hit the App Store in the past week.

This week’s feature includes the official Klout app, which has finally made its way to iOS; a great service for storing and syncing your passwords from security specialists Norton; a beautiful weather app, and more.

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