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Business

Salesforce wants regulators to investigate Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition

Just months after Microsoft Corporation’s $26 billion LinkedIn takeover, Salesforce is insisting that U.S. and EU regulators investigate the acquisition, claiming it poses a threat to competition and data privacy.
Social Media

LinkedIn undergoes big redesign in bid to become your new favorite social network

LinkedIn is overhauling its flagship social network, with the addition of new features such as messaging bots, and trending news, in an effort to boost engagement. The company also debuted a new online learning platform.
Social Media

LinkedIn strips down its social network to target mobile users in India

LinkedIn is targeting its second-biggest market with a stripped-back version of its mobile website. LinkedIn Lite is exclusive to India, and can load four times faster regardless of the device or network used to access it.
Social Media

LinkedIn embraces video with Q & A clips from its top influencers

LinkedIn is introducing videos to its social network with the help of its Influencers. Industry leaders will discuss business trends in the short clips that will appear in users' feeds, allowing for interaction through comments.
Mobile

Looking for a new boyfriend or boss? You can now use Bumble for both

Bumble, the female-forward app that shook up the online dating scene when it first appeared in app stores in 2014, is now expanding its reach even further and taking on LinkedIn as it introduces BumbleBizz.
Business

SEC filing from LinkedIn acquisition reveals five suitors

Documents filed with the SEC on Friday unveiled that there were at least five total corporations interested in buying up the business-oriented social network. Aside from Microsoft, the other four remain unnamed.
Social Media

Tech firms rule LinkedIn’s list of the most appealing companies for job seekers

LinkedIn has published its first-ever ranking of the companies that its 433 million users want to work for the most. Tech firms dominate the U.S. segment of the results, occupying every single position on the top ten.
Social Media

Microsoft just bought LinkedIn for a cool $26.2 billion

In an announcement this morning, Microsoft revealed that it had acquired LinkedIn for "$196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash."
Web

That password reset email you got from Netflix is probably the real deal

Netflix is reaching out to users who may still be using the same credentials stolen in recent hacks on LinkedIn and Myspace to gain access to their streaming account. If you get an email from Netflix asking you to change your password, it's…
Social Media

New details of huge Tumblr data breach reveal possible connection to LinkedIn hackers

New details of the massive data breach suffered by Tumblr in 2013 reveal a possible connection between a spate of social media hacking incidents that occurred around the same time, including the theft of over 160 million LinkedIn passwords.
Social Media

LinkedIn provides update on data breach and security tips for members

LinkedIn has provided an update on its data breach and the preventive security measures it has taken since the leak came to light. The social network has also offered a number of password protection tips for its members.
Computing

Report: Hacker puts data from 167 million LinkedIn accounts up for sale

In 2012, LinkedIn suffered a major data breach that saw 6.5 million hashed passwords leaked online -- and now there's evidence that it was just the beginning of a bigger scandal.