SAN FRANCISCO - It used to be that a potential employer would call your references to see whether you'd be a good fit.
SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. is taking another step toward turning Outlook, its desktop e-mail program, into a hub for information from popular social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace.
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. is jumping on the Twitter bandwagon in its latest attempt to get people to use its Internet search engine more frequently.
If it works for social bees, it should work for professionals? This is what runs the hundful of social networking for professionals like LinkedIn, and Xing.