LinkedIn hits iOS mail

The business social network has been making some great strides towards filling out their reach. This is a big one.

LinkedIn’s made mobile a major focus over the last year, and today the company is announcing a number of new mobile initiatives. At an event in San Francisco, CEO Jeff Weiner and the rest of his mobile team unveiled a brand-new, completely redesigned tablet app for the iPad and a major update to Pulse, the news reader app that LinkedIn purchased back in April. Additionally, the company launched a “new new product”: LinkedIn Intro. It’s a way to integrate LinkedIn’s information right into the Apple Mail app — it pulls almost the entire LinkedIn profile for anyone who contacts you right into the Mail app. It works with Gmail, Google Apps, AOL mail, Yahoo mail, and iCloud.

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