LinkedIn Will Allow Economics Researchers to Mine Its Data

Once, Facebook allowed academic researchers access to its data. We know how that story ends: with the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Now LinkedIn, the professional social networking site owned by Microsoft, says it will open its vast trove of data to academic researchers. But the company, whose chief data officer, Igor Perisic, made the announcement in a blog post Monday, […]

Russia Asks Apple, Google to Remove LinkedIn From App Stores

Russia Asks Apple, Google to Remove LinkedIn From App Stores Accusing LinkedIn of flouting local laws that require Internet firms to store data on citizens within the nations borders, the Russian authorities have asked Apple and Google to remove the professional networking site app from their online stores. Recently, a Russian court blocked the Microsoft-owned […]

LinkedIn Becomes Locked Out in Russia

LinkedIn’s network just got a little smaller following a blocking order by a court that ruled that the social network had violated a law on data storage. Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor ordered ISP’s to block LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) after a Moscow court upheld an earlier ruling that LinkedIn breached Russian privacy laws. Some ISP’s have already […]

How Microsoft can make its expensive LinkedIn deal work

Microsoft has a track record of big buys gone south, and write-downs have topped $13 billion since 2012. Photo: Reuters Seattle: As Microsoft corp. officially swallows LinkedIn corp., it should have one goal: Make this acquisition different. The company has a track record of big buys gone south, and writedowns have topped $13 billion since […]

Microsoft Seeks EU Approval for $26 Billion LinkedIn Acquisition

Microsoft sought EU antitrust approval on Friday for its $26 billion bid for social network LinkedIn, a spokesman said on Friday, kicking off a month-long review by regulators of its largest deal. “We filed today,” company spokesman Robin Koch said. He said the European Commission has set a November 22 deadline to examine the case. The […]

LinkedIn ProFinder Offers New Freelance Marketplace for the Gig Economy

ProFinder is a new professional services marketplace that LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) is piloting across the U.S. It is a “freelancer for hire” site similar to Fiverr, Flexjobs or Upwork, designed to help businesses find local freelance talent. How LinkedIn ProFinder Works To request a service, the business owner or manager goes to the ProFinder website and answers […]

Here’s Why You Should Be Publishing on LinkedIn

Finding success as a producer of content is often a hit-or-miss endeavor. With such a flood of content being produced by so many people on a constant basis, getting your name out there as an effective author can be incredibly challenging. Whether you’re writing for a personal or professional blog, strategically producing content for specific […]

Flipkart, Amazon pinnacle LinkedIn India’s listing of maximum favored Employers

HIGHLIGHTS LinkedIn India compiled a listing of top Attractors for the year The agencies at the list have been chosen based totally on person actions Google, Adobe, HCL, Housing.com, and Ola made it to the top 10 LinkedIn, the expert networking website that currently introduced it changed into being snapped up byMicrosoft for $26.2 billion, […]

examine Satya Nadella’s electronic mail to Microsoft personnel on LinkedIn Buyout

HIGHLIGHTS Nadella in a memo to employees distinctive the reasons for the deal. it is the largest acquisition with the aid of Microsoft considering he have become CEO. LinkedIn will keep its independence, the businesses introduced. at the same time as Monday was set to be a large day for tech news, what with the […]

Microsoft to shop for LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

HIGHLIGHTS The deal is expected to be finished by yr–quit. Jeff Weiner will continue to be as LinkedIn CEO, reporting to Nadella. LinkedIn will maintain its “emblem, way of life, and independence.” Microsoft and LinkedIn on Monday announced that the Redmond giant will buy the social community forspecialists in an all-coins transaction worth $26.2 billion, […]