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LinkedIn stock plunges 25%, following Twitter and Yelp down the drain
/ May 1, 2015 12:32 pm
LinkedIn stock plunges 25%, following Twitter and Yelp down the drain

Mashable reports "LinkedIn stock fell more than 25% in after hours trading on Thursday, effectively shaving off about $8 billion in market value, after the company reported March quarter earnings that were almost exactly in line with analyst estimates, but disappointed on projections for earnings and revenue for the upcoming quarter.". Read More

Deep-Learning Company MetaMind Hires Twitter, Salesforce Veteran Ruslan Belkin
/ April 20, 2015 11:22 am
Deep-Learning Company MetaMind Hires Twitter, Salesforce Veteran Ruslan Belkin

TechCrunch reports "MetaMind has named Ruslan Belkin, formerly of Salesforce, Twitter and LinkedIn, as its new vice president of engineering.". Read More

LinkedIn bought Lynda.com for almost 3x more than all its previous acquisitions combined
/ April 10, 2015 11:18 am
LinkedIn bought Lynda.com for almost 3x more than all its previous acquisitions combined

VentureBeat reports "LinkedIn made its biggest ever acquisition yesterday, snapping up online education company Lynda.com in a deal worth a cool $1.5 billion.". Read More

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LinkedIn To Buy Online Education Site Lynda.com For $1.5 Billion
/ April 9, 2015 11:18 am
LinkedIn To Buy Online Education Site Lynda.com For $1.5 Billion

TechCrunch reports "Professional network LinkedIn is getting into the professional skills education market in a big way: The social company purchased Lynda.com, the online learning company founded in 1995 by technical skill instructional book author Lynda Weinman and co-founder Bruce Heavin." . Read More

LinkedIn Buys Refresh.io To Add Predictive Insights To Its Products
/ April 2, 2015 11:29 am
LinkedIn Buys Refresh.io To Add Predictive Insights To Its Products

TechCrunch reports "LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with nearly 350 million users, has been making a push into the area of anticipatory computing, where its platform effectively predict what information you need to know, when you need it.". Read More

Inside LinkedIn’s ‘underpants gnome’ publishing strategy
/ March 20, 2015 10:51 am
Inside LinkedIn’s ‘underpants gnome’ publishing strategy

Digiday reports "For years, social media platforms operated under the conceit that if they could simply accumulate enough users, a business model would eventually present itself. Now, publishers have adopted the same philosophy, posting their media (particularly their videos) directly to platforms such as Facebook and Twitter in the hopes that amassing an audience there will one day result in a revenue stream." . Read More

LinkedIn Buys Careerify To Build Out Its Big Data Recruitment Business
/ March 16, 2015 11:30 am
LinkedIn Buys Careerify To Build Out Its Big Data Recruitment Business

TechCrunch reports "LinkedIn has made another acquisition to build out its big data recruitment business. It’s acquiredCareerify, a startup based out of Toronto, Canada, that focuses on software for businesses to hire people.". Read More

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