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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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HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

Time to play God

Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

MacGyver returns, but with a difference

Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
Tunnel renaissance: Why cities are hiding roads down in the ground

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'Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of': An affectionate look at five middle-aged men

Boys to men

The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
Crufts 2015: Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?

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Manchester City 1 Barcelona 2 player ratings: Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man?

Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

Monaco: the making of Wenger

Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
'Birdman' and 'Bullets Over Broadway': Homage or plagiarism?

Homage or plagiarism?

'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

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A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

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