Here's how to tap into LinkedIn's "Who's Viewed Your Profile" section to convert strangers into full-blown connections. LinkedIn. It's a powerful platform that connects you with millions of professionals across the globe. Blah, blah, blah. Sure, that's amazing and all—but, it's not even close to my favorite part about this networking tool. Read Full Story
Deutsche Bank’s Karl Keirstead today reiterates a Buy rating on shares of Microsoft (MSFT), after mulling over the bull and the bear arguments for its proposed $26billion acquisition of LinkedIn (LNKD). He remains “modestly positive”...Show More Summary
In case you hadn't noticed, there's a whole lot happening over on LinkedIn right now. From a new, freelance marketplace to the ongoing, furious debate about whether or not the world's largest professional network is becoming too much...Show More Summary
Jeff Weiner explains what the deal with Microsoft means for both companies and why his "compassionate" management style works
Finally, some good news for capital-hungry startups. In the wake of Microsoft's $26.2 billion purchase of LinkedIn, there's likely to be a wave of tech M&A deals coming. There's also some bad news: There's likely to be a wave of tech M&A deals coming. It's not just that acquired companies typically lose their hard-earned independence. Show More Summary
LinkedIn's professional focus makes it unlike other social platforms like Twitter or Facebook, and thus, the content you share on LinkedIn also requires different consideration.
Microsoft's plans to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion could be an issue in China. The business-based social network censors content in that country, and that could be a problem if Microsoft decides to make some changes. ...
Jeff Weiner joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the networking site's plans for the future
LinkedIn has found rare success in China for a Western tech firm thanks to its willingness to censor content, while its new owner Microsoft has faced challenges there.
Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion was big news, but The New York Times has theorized a non-public reason for the sale: LinkedIn’s compensation problems. It seems that LinkedIn gave a huge percentage of its compensation in stock. While many people enjoy this-if the company you work for does well, you can have a […]
Last month a data breach from 2012 saw over 100 million LinkedIn usernames and passwords accessed and released onto the internet. Now Pandora is cautioning that users of the music service with the same user name should change their password. More »
For some, Facebook is an ideal platform to blur the lines between professional networking, personal branding, and social media marketing. She's got 225,000 Facebook likes, knows her way around a selfie stick, and posts updates that get reshared hundreds of times. And she isn't a Kardashian. She's Meg Whitman, the 59-year-old CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Read Full Story
New Mexico is totally cool with putting a bunch of restrictions on judges using social media. [New Mexico Appellate Law Blog] In the merger between LinkedIn and Microsoft, Wilson Sonsini (LinkedIn's counsel) left their fingerprints all over the agreement. Show More Summary
‘Let’s get an X-ray and see what’s going on’. In a LinkedIn post entitled Lead deposition in an A-TEC CMM4(6) rimfire suppressor: Part 1, Diagnostic Radiographer Brandon Bertolli uses a medical X-ray machine to chronicle the effects of shooting.22LR rimfire ammunition in a suppressor without any cleaning intervals. Show More Summary
LinkedIn has published its list of the top 40 companies that are the best in the US at attracting and keeping top talent. And guess what? The top seven are in tech.
Is it possible to have too many followers? Top Super Connectors enlighten us on their struggle.
The new era of the tech super-merger is upon us. In fall 2015, Dell bought EMC for $67 billion — the biggest pure-technology merger of all time, and the second-biggest tech deal ever. In June, Microsoft shelled out a whopping $26 billion...Show More Summary
He really will need a job, but I'm more interested in why he picked that social network.
In it’s first ever successful attempt, LinkedIn published “Top Attractors”, a compilation of those employers who attract the best talent and manage to retain “the fun” in serious high paying job profiles. For a brand like Goldman Sachs,...Show More Summary
When you’re on the job market, you can call on your LinkedIn connections — school affiliations, friends, friends of friends, former employers or coworkers — for assistance. Useful information is at your fingertips. Pity the poor jobShow More Summary