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Facebook launches Flash in third attempt to quash Snapchat

Friday, November 11, 2016 | More »

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Social media giant Facebook Inc. has been relentlessly trying to takeover Instagram’s market share. It has either been launching competitive products or simply buying them out. In its third attempt, Facebook has launched Flash, the new standalone app has Instagram’s short-lived photo and video m...

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Hiring portal iimjobs.com raises $2 mn in Series A funding

Job portal iimjobs.com, run by Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, has secured $2 million (Rs 13 crore) in its Series A round of funding led by early-stage investment firm India Quotient. Tracxn Labs and Calcutta Angels also participated in this round, founder Tarun Matta said. “This round gives us the ab...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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Facebook adds jobs feature to take on LinkedIn

The world’s largest social networking website Facebook now wants to be a job openings platform too. The California-based company has added a jobs tab on its page, in a move that could potentially challenge the position of professional networking site LinkedIn. “Based on behavior we have seen on ...

8 November, 2016 | More »

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Truecaller appoints LinkedIn’s Tejinder Gill as India head

Caller identification app Truecaller has hired Tejinder Gill, former national sales manager of LinkedIn, as its vice president of sales and head of India operations. Gill will build monetisation strategies and run the India operations, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. He replaces Kari Kri...

8 November, 2016 | More »

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

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...

12 September, 2016 | More »

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LinkedIn’s Virginia Sharma on India game plan, how it helps startups and more

India is the second-largest market for professional networking site LinkedIn Corp. And the company, which was recently acquired by Microsoft Corp for $26.2 billion, has big plans to grow its business in the country. In an interview with TechCircle, Virginia Sharma, director at LinkedIn Marketing Sol...

8 August, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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“Mobile advertising needs to get more creative & less intrusive”

Advertising spends on mobile phones are expected to touch $100 billion globally in 2016 and account for 51% of the total digital ad market but a majority of this is likely to go to large multinational players such as Google and Facebook. Even as that is a matter of concern for local ad-tech startups...

30 June, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart best place to work in India, finds Linkedln survey

This could probably be music to Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal’s ears. The online retailer, which was recently in a controversy after deferring the joining date of campus recruits from IIM-Ahmedabad, has topped a list of India’s best employers. The list by professional networking platform Linkedln ra...

20 June, 2016 | More »

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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 »

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