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Change Your LinkedIn Password Right Now!

6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords have leaked, reports Norwegian IT site Dagens IT (found via The Next Web). The passwords were shared via a Russian hacker site, and security researcher Per Thorsheim confirms that the leak is legit. LinkedIn hasn’t offered any statement on the incident at the time of...

Pay It Forward | Leader’s Edge Magazine

An anonymous benefactor helped Bill Berkley get his start. As he built a Fortune 500 business and a personal fortune, he’s always kept that unknown sponsor in mind. When he was in his late teens, an anonymous person gave William R. Berkley a break—a chance to make something of his...

Berkley Creates Technology Underwriting Unit

The technology space will get a new market when Berkley Technology Underwriters begins writing new business early next year. Matthew Mueller has been appointed president of the new unit, which will operate out of Minneapolis, Minn., and have regional offices nationwide. The company will provide coverage in all states. W.R....

W. R. Berkley Corporation Forms Berkley Technology Underwriters, LLC and Announces Executive Appointment

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE: WRB) today announced the formation of Berkley Technology Underwriters, LLC. Berkley Technology Underwriters will offer coverages worldwide to the technology marketplace, including property, casualty and professional liability on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. Berkley Technology Underwriters will write business on behalf...

Seattle class action: LivingSocial expiration dates

Two Seattle residents launched a class action against the popular gift certificate seller LivingSocial.com, claiming the online discounter violates consumer protection laws by printing expiration dates on its certificates and bilks consumers out of leftover funds. In a lawsuit filed earlier this week in U.S. District Court at Seattle, the...