Weiner also shared a video of his team members performing "Sweet Caroline".
Here are the biggest developments from the world of tech from the week ending February 29.
The company is currently working on ways to implement Stories on LinkedIn.
Weiner said the timing felt right personally and professionally, with a ready successor. He said he sees his new role as similar to how LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman helped him.
The British royal family is looking for a "head of digital engagement" to manage the Queen's presence on social media and help her connect with 6.9 million followers
It is not as if only Chinese espionage systems are active on the Microsoft-owned platform with close to 650 million users
The fake listing showed up on LinkedIn's "Jobs" page and looked legitimate, Mashable reported.
Gupta had joined the company in 2013 to lead LinkedIn's Marketing Solutions (LMS) business in India, and then moved to Singapore in 2016 to build LMS' Online Sales Organisation (OSO) for Asia Pacific and China, it said in a statement.
These reactions are more focused towards maintaining sophistication considering LinkedIn’s user base is filled with professionals.
The feature is currently in beta and only available on an invite-only basis
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William Evanina, the US counter-intelligence chief, told Reuters in an interview that intelligence and law enforcement officials have told LinkedIn, owned by Microsoft Corp., about China's "super aggressive" efforts on the site.
The survey revealed that 78% of Indians desire a shorter commute time while 26% are even willing to take a pay cut for the same
The members have more than doubled in last five years, growing from 225 million members at its 10th anniversary in 2013
The survey was conducted among 753 employees and 501 executives at the director-level or above at large companies with more than 1,000 employees.
"Ninety-one per cent of Indian professionals are interested in hearing about job opportunities. This trend continues from last year wherein 90 per cent Indian professionals expressed that they are interested in hearing about new jobs," LinkedIn's report - 'Inside the Mind of Today’s Candidates' has revealed.
Microsoft's $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn which was completed in December was the biggest-ever deal for a social media company.
The improvements to Dynamics 365, as Microsoft's sales software is called, are a challenge to market leader Salesforce.com and represent the first major product initiative to spring from Microsoft's $26 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, the business-focused social network.
The Dollar Shave Club, popular online seller of affordable razors and men’s grooming products in North America, is planning to make its India debut soon. The startup, which was acquired by Unilever for a USD 1 billion last year, is scouting for a country head for its India operations.
According to a report by LinkedIn, India, which has historically lagged in hiring women into leadership positions, has gained significant momentum with the largest percentage increase being hired into leadership roles (25 percent).
"Being a part of a team and learning from each other has been an integral part of my development. I face multiple situations in organisations that I am involved with where my on-field learnings often benefit these organisations," said Tendulkar.
Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in his keynote speech at the company's Future Decoded summit in Mumbai, unveiled the apps explaining how they can revolutionise the way candidate verification processes at big companies and SMEs.
In a freewheeling exclusive interview with CNBC-TV18‘s Shereen Bhan, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked about a number of issues, including cloud and artificial intelligence technologies and outlined his views on US President Donald Trump‘s controversial immigration policies and how he sees Microsoft‘s future.
"Microsoft is doing good work in India. In particular, we have appreciated their initiative for digital inclusion in village, the Harisal pilot project in Maharashtra where they brought in technology and connectivity for digital health and digital education...," Prasad said after the 30-minute meeting.
The US tech giant yesterday said profits rose 3.6 percent in the second fiscal quarter to USD 5.2 billion, while revenues edged up one percent to USD 24 billion.