LinkedIn Pulse

The Pulse app was originally developed back in 2010 as a platform for millions to remain up-to-date with news. Today, part of LinkedIn, the team behind Pulse has released a redesigned app for Android. LinkedIn Pulse takes what is delivered on the main LinkedIn portal, as well as the email digest and streams content directly to your mobile device.

Think of LinkedIn Pulse as your personal reader to keep track of what's happening in your professional world. The beauty of LinkedIn Pulse is how the app doesn't require you to spend hours configuring topics you wish to follow. Simply login with your LinkedIn account and the app will instantly provide you with news based on the industry you work in, who you are connected to and what you follow on the professional service.

The new cards-based UI offers an easy way to skim through content quickly with the ability to immediately dismiss a story you're not interested in. Following authors is also possible, further refining what content is provided in future sessions. Pulse will even alert you as to when your connections are mentioned in the news. The aim is to provide personal, targeted news stories with little setup and effort required by the user.

the new Pulse apps are readily available. If you're still rocking the old apps, be sure to download and install the new one. The old Pulse apps will continue working until the end of 2015.

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