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LinkedIn ties up with four Indian startups to launch ‘Placements’

Monday, September 12, 2016 | More »

Jeff Weiner, the helmsman of the largest social media network for professionals, seems like a man of few words. But the initiative that the LinkedIn CEO announced, in his choosy words, on Monday seeks to establish a better connect with millions of college students in the country. At the 200,000 squa...


Here’s what tech leaders are saying about Yahoo’s sale to Verizon

Yahoo! Inc.’s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. marks the end of an era for the Internet pioneer. The $4.83 billion price tag for a company which was once valued at $128 billion during the dotcom boom has become the talk of the town. Since the deal’s announcement leaders from the tech ...

26 July, 2016 | More »

(From left) LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 bn

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world’s biggest software maker with the largest global online network of professionals. This is the biggest acquisition by Microsoft ever and is nearly three times as large as the deal to acquire S...

13 June, 2016 | More »


LinkedIn revenue soars as membership growth rate rises

LinkedIn Corp reported revenue jumped 59 per cent to $363.7 million in the second quarter after membership grew at a faster pace for the first time since late 2011. The site now boasts 238 million users, a 37 per cent increase from a year ago and a 9 per cent increase from the first quarter. [&helli...

2 August, 2013 | More »

India Among Fastest Growing Countries In LinkedIn, Says Weiner

LinkedIn has reached 100M users worldwide, according to a post by its CEO, Jeff Weiner. LinkedIn is growing at the rate of about one million new users a week, Weiner added. This growth is not just from United States. In fact, in keeping with Facebook’s user demographics, a huge chunk of its growth...

22 March, 2011 | More »