As Salesforce bites its nails and tries to convince regulators to do some intervening in Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition, Microsoft is pulling its boxing gloves on. In an emailed statement, Microsoft’s chief legal officer Brad Smith made...Show More Summary
Salesforce lost its bid to buy LinkedIn when LinkedIn decided to sell itself to Microsoft for$26.2 billion. But Salesforce still hasn't given up on getting what it wants: access to LinkedIn's treasure trove of data. Salesforce has been...Show More Summary
Two years ago, Salesforce was Microsoft's big buddy, and possibly even a Redmond takeover target. Now it's trying to derail Microsoft's LinkedIn deal with anti-competition claims. What happened?
In numbers that pale in comparison to those reported by Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn announced Thursday that it received 145 government requests for information in the first half of 2016, up slightly from 139 in the second half of 2015.
Salesforce.com said it would press regulators in the U.S. and Europe to block Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, citing antitrust issues.
Salesforce believes Microsoft's proposed acquisition of LinkedIn is anti competitive and will work with regulators to make the case, Salesforce's chief legal officer confirms to ZDNet.
A new report claims that Salesforce, who lost to Microsoft in a bidding war to acquire LinkedIn, may be trying to stop the deal before it officially closes later this year. ...
Back in June, Microsoft announced their biggest acquisition to date. Microsoft said that it will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion. The final acquisition price was a result of a bidding war between Salesforce and Microsoft. LinkedIn’s regulatory filing revealed that Salesforce would have bid much higher […]
EU competition chief Margarethe Vestager on Thursday said that the relevance of user data to major corporate mergers will come under closer scrutiny as her teams get set to consider Microsoft's mega buyout of LinkedIn.
This LinkedIn feature has seen a 240 percent spike in usage, making it even easier to engage your ideal prospects on the network.
Snapchat, the new-ish social network which allows users to super-impose cartoon dog faces on to their own, has just committed suicide. This is an adjusted version of the original post that was first published on LinkedIn. Last weekend...Show More Summary
LinkedIn can be a great marketing tool if you do it right, as tech columnist Jeff Bennion explains.
Want to be a CEO some day? Well, your chances of becoming top gun are apparently significantly higher if your name is Peter or Deborah. Data from LinkedIn shows a correlation between first names and career choices, and proves that your name may actually influence your success later in life. Show More Summary
LinkedIn offers a huge opportunity to connect with a massive professional population - but how you reach out to people is just as important as why.
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LinkedIn can be powerful marketing and networking tool
Way back before Reid Hoffman became the wealthy co-founder of LinkedIn, a venture investor extraordinaire and author of many books, he studied philosophy at Oxford. He was about to go on for his PhD when he had an aha moment. "I started thinking about what it would take to write a PhD. Show More Summary
As they ramp up to launch two paid streaming music services, Pandora has announced that Nick Bartle will join Chief Marketing Officer. He joins Pandora from LinkedIn, where he served as VP of Member Marketing and Communications. Prior to that, Bartle was Senior Director of Marketing Communications for Apple. “I'm...
VC firm Canvas Ventures hopes its new $300 million fund will help it bet on opportunities such as the fragmentation of LinkedIn while remaining a "boutique heavy hitter" in startup investing.
LinkedIn's cofounder isn't moderating tonight's debate--but he'd have some tough questions for Trump if he were.