LinkedIn pushes news with Channels

Business news becomes a bigger focus for LinkedIn, the Start button could return to Windows, and a NASA spacecraft will send your name to Mars.

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- LinkedIn is pushing personalized business news to users with Channels on LinkedIn Today . The professional social network has been busy lately with the acquisition of Pulse and adding the ability to put images and video in profiles .

- Windows 8 users could see the Start button again someday, according to a Windows executive .

- Ford's Sync system now works with the Amazon Cloud Player iOS app , so iPhone owners can stream music from their Amazon cloud storage.

- If you can't go to Mars, at least let your name be known on the red planet. The Going to Mars Campaign will put your name -- and maybe even your poem -- on NASA's MAVEN spacecraft heading to Mars.

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