Good news for professional Android users: LinkedIn has finally released an Android app. Unfortunately, it's still in "public" beta at this point, and to get the app you have to join the Android group on LinkedIn (in other words, it's not on the Market yet). At this stage, it packs all the basic features:

  • View updates from your professional network
  • Search for people to discover things you have in common and establish new connections
  • Respond to invitations sent from people in your professional life
  • Keep in touch with your own connections on LinkedIn

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Given that it's not available in the Market, it's hard to say what kind of bugs and issues people are having. Based on the screenshots provided though, the app looks pretty well polished.

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[Source: LinkedIn via TechCrunch]