LinkedIn cutting 10 percent, launches apps platform by Brian Blum in Uncategorized 06 Nov 2008 LinkedIn, the popular business social networking service, is cutting 36 of its 370 employees. That’s par for the course these days in Silicon Valley, although as we reported earlier, LinkedIn has a decent war chest: $22.7 million raised last month on top of This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Building Salesfacebooklinkedinmyspace Brian Blum Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.