With this browser extension, you can interact via social media with your Gmail contacts right from your inbox.
Amid rumors of an impending acquisition, the two-year-old startup confirms that it's been bought by the social-networking giant.
LinkedIn has supposedly acquired the startup Rapportive, which combines social networking with e-mail.
LinkedIn revamps its iPad and Pulse apps, and adds LinkedIn profile information, contact information, and photos to Apple's Mail app on iOS.
Chrome extension Vibe shows promise as a way to gather quick background information about an e-mail contact, including his or her company and location information, and social media profiles.
Appropriately titled Old Compose, this extension brings back the compose window you've come to know and love.
Yammer and Salesforce, beware. Chief Executive Jeff Weiner said the professional network is cooking up private, collaborative tools for a corporate clientele.
Free tools Xobni, Rapportive, and WhoSent.it make your incoming e-mail a lot more useful.