Tag Archives: LinkedIn

LinkedIn India User Base Doubles in 4 Years to Cross 50 Million

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn on Tuesday said its India member base has doubled in the past four years to cross 50 million in the country. India is LinkedIn’s fastest-growing and largest market outside the US. Globally, the professional networking platform has over 562 million members. “Our members-first, localised approach has helped us cross the 50 million mark in India. We are at the beginning ... Read More »

The highest-paying jobs in finance, according to LinkedIn

SFROLOV/ShutterstockThese finance jobs all have median base salaries of at least $100,000. • Finance jobs have a reputation for coming with massive salaries. • But not all roles are created equal in the finance industry. • LinkedIn looked through its salary data to figure out which finance jobs earn the most money. Finance jobs are a great way to rake in the big bucks. ... Read More »

LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn is rolling out updates to its Premium subscription plans in a move to boost the value proposition and direct outcomes delivered through LinkedIn data on businesses, careers and education. The changes are designed to make better use of both existing data and the new datasets LinkedIn is gathering on salary, company details and the courses its users are completing ... Read More »

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for short-term integration with LinkedIn (in ... Read More »

Salesforce tries to block Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition

Microsoft made a splash earlier this year when it announced the largest acquisition in its history, signing an agreement to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. But now, Salesforce is trying to convince the European Union to block the deal. Salesforce Chief Legal Officer Burke Norton will argue to the EU’s competition authority that Microsoft’s control of LinkedIn’s dataset following an ... Read More »

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn consumer data

A hacker is attempting to promote a database dump containing account facts for 167 million LinkedInusers. The statement was posted on a dark market internet site referred to as TheRealDeal by using aconsumer who desires five bitcoins, or round $2,2 hundred, for the records set that supposedly carriesconsumer IDs, e mail addresses and SHA1 password hashes for 167,370,940 customers. in ... Read More »

Cramer: What the LinkedIn disaster means to you

While the market on Monday was a total bloodbath, Jim Cramer doesn’t want investors to forget that Friday was terrible, too. Friday’s carnage all stemmed from the horrific forecasts of high growth technology stocks LinkedIn and Tableau Software, which caused anything related to mobile, social and cloud to go into a tailspin. “The pin action from these two quarters was ... Read More »