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Microsoft unveils its new LinkedIn app for Windows 10

Microsoft has today unveiled its brand new LinkedIn app built from the ground up for Windows 10 users. The new app is rolling out now in the Windows Store!


LinkedIn app for Windows phones to be retired in August, but a Windows 10 app is on the way

Microsoft has now confirmed that the LinkedIn app for Windows phones will be retired at the end of August, but a Windows 10 app is in the works.


LinkedIn mobile app receives mildly disappointing update — if you can even get it

The LinkedIn app for Windows phone has received an update, but it’s a pretty mixed bag, to say the least.


LinkedIn now sports 500 million members

LinkedIn announced today that it is the latest social network to cross a pretty significant milestone: 500 million members.


LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman joins Microsoft's board of directors

Microsoft has announced that Reid Hoffman, co-founder of professional social network LinkedIn, has joined its board of directors.


Microsoft names Kevin Scott as new Chief Technology Officer

Microsoft has today announced that Kevin Scott has been appointed a newly created role under the title "Chief Technology Officer", joining the Senior Leadership Team at Microsoft and reporting directly to CEO Satya Nadella.


[Update] LinkedIn for Windows phones won't be retired after all

LinkedIn has sent out a second email to clarify that their app won't be retired for Windows phones.


Microsoft's $26.2 billion LinkedIn deal is now final

Just as expected, Microsoft has now closed its $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn.


Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition gets approval from EU regulators

Microsoft has gained approval from EU regulators for its $26.2 billion LinkedIn acquisition, clearing a big hurdle for finalizing the deal.


Microsoft's President: We have no intentions on cutting off LinkedIn data from Salesforce

In a chat with Microsoft President Brad Smith, he stated that the company has no intentions on blocking data from LinkedIn to rival Salesforce after Microsoft acquires the business-themed social networking service.


Salesforce is reportedly trying to stop Microsoft's plans to acquire LinkedIn

A new report claims that Salesforce, who lost to Microsoft in a bidding war to acquire LinkedIn, may be trying to stop the deal before it officially closes later this year.


Salesforce claims it would have paid even more for LinkedIn than Microsoft

A new regulatory filing from LinkedIn stated that it's Transactions Committee discussed an email from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on July 7. His email claimed that the company would have paid even more for the business-themed social network than the offer that was accepted from Microsoft in June.


Microsoft reportedly paid much more for LinkedIn due to bidding from Salesforce

A new report claims Microsoft's price to acquire LinkedIn was 22% more than planned, due to several bids from Salesforce.


Microsoft's plans to buy LinkedIn could face headwinds in China

Microsoft's plans to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion could be an issue in China. The business-based social network censors content in that country, and that could be a problem if Microsoft decides to make some changes.


Bill Gates: Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition deal is a 'great transaction'

In a new interview, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates labeled the company's recent plans to acquire LinkedIn as a "great transaction".


LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman could join Microsoft's board of directors

A new report says that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman could become the newest member of the board of directors at Microsoft. He could join sometime after Microsoft's deal to acquire LinkedIn is completed.


Satya Nadella sends email to LinkedIn employees on this week's acquisition news

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has now sent an email to LinkedIn employees, commenting on the company's decision to acquire the business-themed social network.


LinkedIn CEO: Microsoft's acquisition 'is the best thing for our company'

Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, has released his own email he sent to company employees earlier today on the news that Microsoft was acquiring the business-themed social network. Weiner said the move ''is the best thing for our company'.


Satya Nadella: Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition will help 'reinvent productivity and business processes'

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent out an email to all of the company's employees today on the news that it will be acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. He stated that the deal "is key to our bold ambition to reinvent productivity and business processes."


Microsoft enters into agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has announced the company has entered into talks with LinkedIn to acquire the work-focused social networking platform.


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