Oculus didn’t just launch their Rift VR headset back in March—they also launched a software interface and an online store. The software functions similarly to Steam or GOG, working as a store, a social network, a game library and launching pad. It desperately needs an upgrade. Read more...
Stanford University researchers are testing software that is meant to help autistic children with social cues. The Google Glass software reads the emotions on people's faces, then tells the user what those emotions are. Early research is yielding positive results. Read more... More about Real Time, Autism, Google Glass, Google, and Tech
Did you get the memo? A whopping 94% of recruiters used social media to find talent in 2015, and 89% of companies are planning to follow suit. Knowing these stats, software recruiting company Betterteam crafted this Office Space-inspired infographic to show the massive impact social media has on the hiring world. Some of [...]
A few major companies and chief executives are starting to mobilize against Donald Trump, but one CEO remains notably mum. Marc Benioff, the outspoken “social activist” leader of software company Salesforce, has so far said next to nothing...Show More Summary
Categories: Innovation, M&A, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Sourcing, Technology Tags: L1, Technology The timing was really quite extraordinary. I sat down to write this article about our recent webinar — all about social media and...Show More Summary
Following Microsoft’s (MSFT) announcement Monday it will spend $26.3 billion to buy social networker and enterprise software maker LinkedIn (LNKD), credit rating shop Fitch Ratings today announced it placed Microsoft’s bonds, rated “AA+,”...Show More Summary
Customer support needs to be fast and proactive in today's socially connected world. But how has technology evolved to help manage this? The post The Evolution of Customer Service and Help Desk Software appeared first on AllBusiness.com The post The Evolution of Customer Service and Help Desk Software appeared first on AllBusiness.com.
Microsoft, the software giant, made a major announcement today. The US headquartered company has bought out LinkedIn, a social network aimed at
CLSA’s Ed Maguire this evening throws his hat in the ring assessing Microsoft’s (MSFT) $26 billion acquisition of social networker and enterprise software maker LinkedIn (LNKD) announced this morning, arguing that the value of the deal is in the data Microsoft is getting its hands on, more than anything, data that can be used to […]
Before Microsoft (MSFT) this morning announced it would purchase social networking and enterprise software vendor LinkedIn (LNKD), Goldman Sachs’s Jessica Binder and colleagues published a research note noting that there had been a 28% decline in U.S. M&A activity this year, in terms of aggregate deal values, citing several “near-term risks” to deal making. The drop in the […]
To keep pace with surging demand for online video, publishers, agencies, and brands will need to build and embrace the social video stack Software may be eating the world, but video is feasting on the attention of today’s consumers. Snapchat recently announced it generates 10 billion video views per day, growing by two billion in as […]
Yet more exciting news from the world of high tech: Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, a deal in which one of the world's biggest social networks will join a software and computing giant as it tries to broaden its reachShow More Summary
Microsoft and LinkedIn have engaged in talks that would see the software giant acquiring the business-oriented social network by end of year.
The US software firm to acquire professional social networking site, which has some 433 million members worldwide.
Following Microsoft’s (MSFT) announcement this morning it will spend $26 billion to acquire social networker and enterprise software vendor LinkedIn (LNKD), most of the responses have been positive from the Street, from analysts of both...Show More Summary
The software giant is buying the social network for $26.2 billion.
Microsoft, the software giant, made a major announcement today. The US headquartered company has bought out LinkedIn, a social network aimed
This is big – World’s largest software maker Microsoft has acquired Linkedin, the World’s leading professional social network. In an official announcement made today, Microsoft said that they have entered into a definitive agreementShow More Summary
Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, a deal in which one of the world's biggest social networks will join a software and computing giant as it tries to broaden its reach in online services. Under the agreement the two companies announced Monday, LinkedIn will continue to operate independently, and LinkedIn chief executive Jeff Weiner will […]
Shares of social networking and enterprise software proprietor LinkedIn (LNKD) are up $2.06, or 1.5%, at $135.91, after RBC Capital’s Mark Mahaney this morning raised his rating on the stock to Outperform from Market Perform, with aShow More Summary