Tag archive for ‘LinkedIn’
News Brief On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Facebook threatens LinkedIn with job opening features

  Today TechCrunch spotted a Jobs tab on its Page, and now Facebook confirms it’s experimenting with a slew of recruiting features. A Facebook spokesperson tells me, “Based on behavior we’ve seen More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in $26.2 Billion Deal

  Microsoft and LinkedIn have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s More...

LinkedIn Loses $10 Billion In Value, Founder Hoffman’s Fortune Down $1 Billion

  Professional network LinkedIn have wiped away $10 billion of the company’s market value in one day. cofounder Reid Hoffman is now worth about $1 billion less than yesterday. Thursday, the Mountain More...

News Brief On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman says the secret of Silicon Valley success is not the startup. It’s the scale-up.

    Over the past 20 or 30 years, he explains, the rest of the world has realized the value of the Silicon Valley-style startup. “We’ve beaten the drum very well—and a lot of people have More...

News Brief On Friday, July 31st, 2015

Why Investors Dumped LinkedIn Shares After It Beat Estimates

  At first glance, LinkedIn’s second quarter results, released Thursday after the close of markets, looked stellar. After lowering its forecasts earlier in the year, reorganizing its sales unit More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

WATCH: Reid Hoffman has a plan to actually make you more social

LinkedIn co-founder and investor at Greylock Partners tells Fortune about ‘communities, ’ a network of tech experts and entrepreneurs whose goal is to help each other build up their companies.  More...

Kurt Tucholsky On Friday, May 1st, 2015

LinkedIn Losing its Luster?

World’s leading business networking service LinkedIn lost a quarter of its value after company reported poor revenue forecast. LinkedIn announced the current quarter’s sales to go down $45 million than the More...

S.M. Lightening On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Literary Success: Reid Hoffman Spent $500, 000 Buying 20, 000 Copies of Own Book

“The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age” by Linkedin CEO Reid Hoffman, with help from Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, is number 7, 132 on Amazon’s bestseller list. But, according More...

Niva Goldberg On Friday, April 10th, 2015

LinkedIn to acquire online training site Lynda.com for $1.5 billion

  LinkedIn acquires the online training site Lynda.com, for $1.5 billion, 52 percent in cash and 48 percent in stock,  would be the Linkdin network’s largest acquisition to date. Lynda.com offers More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Facebook So Far: Rise in Mobile, Decline in Users, More Spending

Life seems to be a bowl of cherries for Facebook, which reported strong numbers recently, and a dramatic increase in mobile. A few years ago, Facebook was playing catch-up in mobile, and now the vast More...

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