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People need to be much more aware of the risks they might be running by revealing too much personal information

More than one-third of professionals in UK sign up to LinkedIn network

LinkedIn, the social networking site aimed at professionals, has hit a milestone of four million members in the UK, it revealed yesterday, adding a million in less than eight months.

Facebook and Zynga make peace over game credits

Facebook has buried the hatchet with Zynga, the social gaming group behind FarmVille, with the pair signing a five-year "strategic relationship". The two companies had been at loggerheads over the credits used in Zynga's games which are played on the social networking site.

An oldie's guide to acting young

Shut up about the Sixties, ditch dried flowers – and never ask, 'are you warm enough?' A few of the tips John Walsh learned in a new book that could help him avoid his offspring's scorn

High flier: How Stelios inspires students

Inspiring and experienced speakers are a vital ingredient of an MBA course

Is it time to tear up your CV and try a different approach to finding your dream job?

Want that dream job? Just waltz into the MD's office and ask for one – it's as simple as that, says Chris Pires. Well sort of. Like many people, you might have found yourself sending what feels like thousands of CVs into the abyss. According to Pires, this is your first mistake. His new book, Shred Your CV And Find A Job Fast, is shaking up the recruitment world with its decidedly forthright approach.

The Careers Adviser: Should I move to a job in interim management? I would like to enter politics. How do I go about it?

Q. I've heard about interim management (IM) – is this thriving in the current climate or is it best to stay in my job, even if the future is looking uncertain?

Want privacy on Facebook? Here's how to get some

Over the past week, Facebook has been nudging its users - first gently, then firmly - to review and update their privacy settings.

Facebook investor buys into Zynga

Russian DST leads $180m investment in largest social gaming group in the world

LinkedIn and Twitter link up

LinkedIn and Twitter have linked up. Starting immediately, users of LinkedIn and Twitter can cross-file to each other's services, by checking a box on either Twitter or LinkedIn.

Twittering your way to success

Social media is the perfect new way to get your products across to customers, but you have to know how to use it, says Kate Hilpern

Palm reveals cheaper Pixi handset

Palm, which revitalised its product line with the Pre smart phone launch in June, is hoping to keep momentum going with the release of a lighter, cheaper handset called the Pixi.

Twitter snags former Google exec for COO

Microblogging service Twitter has tapped a former Google executive to be its chief operating officer, the latest move by the fledgling but fast-growing company to build out its management team as it seeks to start making money.

Twitterers take on Ulysses

The decline of Western civilisation in 140 characters or less

Credit crisis diary: Microsoft's gag orders have little effect

Microsoft must be the most paranoid company in the world. So terrified was it of early leaks about its relaunch of Live Search that it forced journalists briefed on its plans to sign a non-disclosure agreement, a legal contract preventing them publishing any information about Bing, the new search engine, before 4.30pm yesterday. And even then, it didn't tell anyone the name. What a shame then that a quick search on Bing's arch rival Google found 471 separate articles about the relaunch before the deadline had passed.

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

Isis hostage crisis

The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power, says Robert Fisk
Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Homeless Veterans appeal: ‘If you’re hard on the world you are hard on yourself’

Maverick artist Grayson Perry backs our campaign
Missing salvage expert who found $50m of sunken treasure before disappearing, tracked down at last

The runaway buccaneers and the ship full of gold

Salvage expert Tommy Thompson found sunken treasure worth millions. Then he vanished... until now
Assisted Dying Bill: I want to be able to decide about my own death - I want to have control of my life

Assisted Dying Bill: 'I want control of my life'

This week the Assisted Dying Bill is debated in the Lords. Virginia Ironside, who has already made plans for her own self-deliverance, argues that it's time we allowed people a humane, compassionate death
Move over, kale - cabbage is the new rising star

Cabbage is king again

Sophie Morris banishes thoughts of soggy school dinners and turns over a new leaf
11 best winter skin treats

Give your moisturiser a helping hand: 11 best winter skin treats

Get an extra boost of nourishment from one of these hard-working products
Frank Warren column: No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans

Frank Warren's Ringside

No cigar, but pots of money: here come the Cubans
Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

The jihadis are being squeezed militarily and economically, but there is no sign of an implosion, says Patrick Cockburn
Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action

Virtual reality: Seeing is believing

Virtual reality thrusts viewers into the frontline of global events - and puts film-goers at the heart of the action
Homeless Veterans appeal: MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’

Homeless Veterans appeal

MP says Coalition ‘not doing enough’ to help
Larry David, Steve Coogan and other comedians share stories of depression in new documentary

Comedians share stories of depression

The director of the new documentary, Kevin Pollak, tells Jessica Barrett how he got them to talk
Has The Archers lost the plot with it's spicy storylines?

Has The Archers lost the plot?

A growing number of listeners are voicing their discontent over the rural soap's spicy storylines; so loudly that even the BBC's director-general seems worried, says Simon Kelner
English Heritage adds 14 post-war office buildings to its protected lists

14 office buildings added to protected lists

Christopher Beanland explores the underrated appeal of these palaces of pen-pushing
Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

Scientists unearthed the cranial fragments from Manot Cave in West Galilee
World War Z author Max Brooks honours WW1's Harlem Hellfighters in new graphic novel

Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

The author talks about race, legacy and his Will Smith film option to Tim Walker