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Salesforce wants the EU to stop Microsoft from finalising the LinkedIn deal
Sep30

Salesforce wants the EU to stop Microsoft from finalising the LinkedIn deal

Salesforce is right about now trying to convince the European Union to block the deal that would see Microsoft formally takeover LinkedIn, reports various sources. Recall that Salesforce competed neck to neck with Microsoft, before the former lost out to the software giant. Microsoft eventually won the bid, which cost them a whopping $26.2 billion—representing the company’s biggest purchase. Salesforce Chief Legal Officer Burke...

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LinkedIn aims to help individuals and businesses achieve more with “LinkedIn Learning”
Sep23

LinkedIn aims to help individuals and businesses achieve more with “LinkedIn Learning”

Ahead of Microsoft’s takeover of LinkedIn in a matter of weeks, the professional social media network has launched an online platform to help individuals and businesses achieve their potentials. Called LinkedIn Learning, a data-driven learning, the service is in line with LinkedIn’s goal of you discover and develop the skills you need. LinkedIn Learning is a service that combines content from Lynda.com with LinkedIn’s professional...

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Best 5 social media scheduling and management tools
Sep05

Best 5 social media scheduling and management tools

Did you know that you can achieve more by scheduling your posts to be published at the right time on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media websites? Timing is everything when it comes to getting it right on the social media. A Twitter post published 7am in New York may not achieve similar success rate as the same post published same time in London. According to Coschedule, 50% of the US population is in the Eastern Time Zone,...

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LinkedIn launches new feature that lets Influencers post 30-second videos into your feed
Aug03

LinkedIn launches new feature that lets Influencers post 30-second videos into your feed

Everyone wants a piece of the action—the video fever is catching up fast with every social network you can think of. Better late than never, LinkedIn has thrown its hat into the ring by launching a standalone video app. It is a standalone iOS app that enables you to use a 30-second video clips to respond to curated topics started by LinkedIn’s editorial team. The company, which was recently acquired by Microsoft, has invited more than...

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Microsoft paid in excess of $5 billion for LinkedIn due to bidding war with Google, Salesforce
Jul02

Microsoft paid in excess of $5 billion for LinkedIn due to bidding war with Google, Salesforce

Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn last month was greeted with mixed reactions from different quarters. Some observers were of the view that the company may have paid in excess, while others felt nothing was wrong with the stated price, which was announced as $26.2 billion. However, WSJ reports that the Redmond-based tech giant may have paid in excess of $5 billion to acquire LinkedIn due to a bidding war with Salesforce, Facebook...

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Biggest Password Hack puts 117 million LinkedIn passwords online for sale
May18

Biggest Password Hack puts 117 million LinkedIn passwords online for sale

This piece of news might interest you if you have a LinkedIn account. A hacker is reportedly trying to sell a database dump that contains account records for 167 million users. Worried? Of course, you should–it could mean private data of a third of LinkedIn users, which could include yours is at stake. Per the BBC, the hacker made the announcement on a black market website called TheRealDeal. The hacker reportedly wants 5...

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