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Microsoft
Ovum: Microsoft isn’t the only vendor threatened by the imminent arrival of Facebook at Work
"The $26.2bn price tag suggests that LinkedIn had other major suitors, but Microsoft clearly felt it was a price worth paying."
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Microsoft
Why the acquisition of LinkedIn annoys LinkedIn users
Your data is for sale. It's something we've all known for a while now but $26.2 billion later the conversation has been reignited.
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Microsoft
Microsoft targets mother of all professional people master data with LinkedIn buy
So you saw the announcement: Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for over $26bn. Our team were contemplating the meaning of the deal.
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Microsoft
Microsoft's LinkedIn purchase: The far-reaching industry implications
Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn will have far-reaching implications to Microsoft's own business, competitors, partners and customers.
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Microsoft
Microsoft's LinkedIn purchase speaks volumes about communications
Microsoft’s offer to acquire LinkedIn for $26bn highlights the continued importance & challenges of communication platforms in the digital age.
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Data analytics
Why did Microsoft purchase LinkedIn? A treasure trove of information
Microsoft's recent purchase of LinkedIn shows that in a world of smart of machines, content is king and the new code base.
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Microsoft
LinkedIn buy out: What are the experts saying?
Microsoft's colossal purchase of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion has been the talk of the tech world this morning, so what are the experts saying?
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Microsoft
Microsoft buys LinkedIn for a cool $26.2 billion
Microsoft will acquire business social networking website LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction totalling $26.2 billion.
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Malware
117 million LinkedIn members compromised by 2012 data breach
"Worryingly, this trove of information is not thought to have been obtained from a recent data breach."
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Data Centre Operators
LinkedIn opens SG$80 million Singapore data center
LinkedIn has opened its SG$80 million Singapore data center - its first outside of the United States, aiming to bolster speeds for APAC members.
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Phishing
LinkedIn Alert: Scammers use security update to phish for credentials
In the message, the website’s source has been modified so if the recipient uses this web page to sign in to their LinkedIn account, their credentials will be sent directly to the attacker.
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Facebook
Facebook still ruling the social media kingdom
Facebook remains the most popular social media platform, while other contenders have enjoyed an increase in usership.
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Microsoft
Soon you'll actually be allowed to Facebook at work
Facebook at Work will be entirely separate from personal accounts, with no information from a user's social profile appearing on his or her professional page, and vice versa.
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Facebook
Canterbury software start up bags $700k Japanese investment
"There is just so much going on in social media now that having a tool that can harness all of a company’s online activity, pulling it all into one website, is very valuable."
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Facebook
How to use social media to land a job...
Looking up someone's website and memorising the About Us page isn't going to cut it.
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Apps
300 million Not Out as LinkedIn seeks magic 'mobile moment'
After recruiting more than 23 million members since December 31, 2013, LinkedIn admits... "We know mobile is critical."
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Facebook
A lesson in social Networking 101
Let's take a look at some of the most basic social networking tenets.
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Cybersecurity
LinkedIn takes legal action following user email address exposure
It has been revealed that the email addresses of LinkedIn users can easily be exposed via a web browser add-on tool.
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Cybersecurity
Sell Hack hits back following LinkedIn legal action
The company at the centre of LinkedIn's fury has today issued a response in the wake of news that the business networking website is seeking legal advice regarding the exposure of user email addresses.
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Gartner
Gartner: Four steps to drive social media behaviour...
Although people process hundreds of pieces of content daily, we encounter thousands. Most of what we come across gets ignored because, quite frankly, it’s boring.
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LinkedIn
Introducing LinkedIn Premium…
I’ve only been on LinkedIn for a short while, but I thought I’d check out what the deal was with LinkedIn Premium.
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LinkedIn
Growing NZ ICT industry helps smash LinkedIn 50-million member APAC milestone
LinkedIn has crossed 50 million members in the Asia Pacific region, with New Zealand among nine countries in the region that have over one million members.
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Cybersecurity
5 ways to protect your LinkedIn account...
In honour of Data Privacy Day, an effort to empower and educate people to protect their privacy and control their digital footprint, LinkedIn has shared a few additional steps you can take to protect your account on LinkedIn.
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ICT
LinkedIn: "Don't give up, meet your New Year career resolutions..."
We’re halfway through January, and there are already 948 million search results for the term "New Years Resolutions for 2014."