LinkedIn's IPO Is Another Step in the Social Takeover of the Web

When I first heard of LinkedIn as a tech reporter in the early 2000s, I dismissed it as a Friendster for business. Wrong. Since then, LinkedIn has proved to be a disrupter of the entire recruiting market. And its coming IPO shows just how vital social networking is becoming.

Blockbuster Considers Switching CEO

Blockbuster, (BBICP) the movie-rental chain that filed for bankruptcy last month, may have a new CEO by the end of the year. The company has agreed to hire a headhunter to look for new blood once it emerges from bankruptcy protection, The Wall Street Journal said without naming its sources.