LinkedIn shares close 46% up post Microsoft deal, other big tech companies drag on Wall Street

LinkedIn shares jumped 46.6 per cent on Monday after Microsoft announced it would buy online networking company the for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal as Wall Street stumbled for a third straight session.

India set to be top focus area as Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 bn

The acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft is likely to further increase India’s importance as a location for both talent and market as the two companies....

LinkedIn buy biggest acquisition since I became CEO: Satya Nadella

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella today said new opportunities for monetisation will be created once integration with LinkedIn, its largest acquisition till date, is completed.

Microsoft-LinkedIn deal: CEO Jeff Weiner tells employees it’s the best thing for LinkedIn. Read his email

Microsoft is going to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion and it's best thing for LinkedIn, says its CEO Jeff Weiner. In a letter to LinkedIn's employees, Weiner goes on to explain why he thinks the deal is good for the profession

Microsoft’s $26.2 billion LinkedIn bet: What Satya Nadella, Jeff Weiner & Reid Hoffman had to say

In a big announcement for the tech world, Microsoft on Monday announced that it will acquire professional network LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction, for $196 per share. Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to

Microsoft set to swallow LinkedIn for $26.2 bn; check out the top acquisitions by the IT behemoth

Microsoft Corp. has revealed that it is buying professional networking service site LinkedIn for about $26.2 billion, which has more than 430 million members...

LinkedIn shares up 63% & Microsoft shares down 4.3% in pre-market

After the news of Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 bn came in, the shares of LinkedIn surged 63%. Meanwhile, Microsoft shares plunged 4.3%.

LinkedIn users might see changes after deal is closed, says Microsoft’s Satya Nadella

Microsoft on Monday agreed to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash. The offer of $196 per share represents a premium of 49.5% to LinkedIn's Friday closing price.

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion: 5 facts about the deal

Microsoft is all set to acquire LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion, in an all-cash transaction. This is one of the biggest deals in the tech world.

Microsoft-LinkedIn deal: MS to acquire world’s leading professional network for $26.2 billion

Microsoft-LinkedIn deal is an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, inclusive of LinkedIn’s net cash.

LinkedIn notifies data breach, alerts 400 million members to stay safe

In an email sent out to all its members, LinkedIn admitted that the massive data breach in 2012 may result in millions of passwords being leaked to the internet.

‘Indian professionals confident of discussing achievements’

About 55 per cent Indian professionals in India are very confident of talking about their career achievements both online and in person compared to their global peers, a report says.

LinkedIn set to lose $8 billion in market value after weak forecast

LinkedIn Corp will need to improve its profile to reconnect with investors after the social network for professionals shocked the market with a full-year revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations.

LinkedIn names Akshay Kothari as India Country Manager

Professional networking platform LinkedIn today appointed Akshay Kothari as Country Manager for India, with immediate effect.

LinkedIn profit beats as hiring services, ads revenue jumps

LinkedIn Corp's quarterly revenue and profit handily beat analysts' estimates as the world's biggest professional networking website operator earned more from its recruitment services business and from advertisements and paid


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