Xing social network toys with news aggregation

Despite the threat of new copyright laws targeting headlines and story snippets, LinkedIn rival Xing is reportedly testing out a news aggregation email service. If done right, that could help with user retention and growth.

How smart is it for doo to launch on Windows 8 first?

Doo’s free service collects and catalogues all sorts of digital and physical documents, but the small-business crowd that could be a key customer base will have to already be using Windows 8 to take advantage. Does that make sense?

Is LinkedIn Worth $1 Billion?

 The big news tonight is business social network LinkedIn raised $53 million in Series D funding at a valuation of $1 billion.…

The great handsfree debate

Scientific research somehow manages to prove common sense. For instance, research shows that if you give people too many choices, their reaction…