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  • Nadella discusses rural digital programme with IT Minister Feb 21, 2017 01:14 PM IST

    Nadella discusses rural digital programme with IT Minister

    "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.

  • Microsoft profit edges up as it absorbs LinkedIn Jan 27, 2017 07:52 AM IST

    Microsoft profit edges up as it absorbs LinkedIn

    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.

  • Why Microsoft beat Salesforce to acquire LinkedIn Nov 16, 2016 10:47 AM IST

    Why Microsoft beat Salesforce to acquire LinkedIn

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was a class act throughout the negotiations, but at the end of the day it came down to dollars and cents, said Weiner.Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was a class act throughout the negotiations, but at the end of the day it came down to dollars and cents, said Weiner.

  • 43% parents would like to do their child's job: LinkedIn Nov 04, 2016 07:42 PM IST

    43% parents would like to do their child's job: LinkedIn

    Over two out of five Indian parents would like to do their children's job, but only 26 per cent think they would perform well at it, a LinkedIn global study today said.

  • LinkedIn inks MoU with govt to create more jobs for students Nov 02, 2016 04:16 PM IST

    LinkedIn inks MoU with govt to create more jobs for students

    As part of the MoU, LinkedIn's 'Placements' product will be adopted by all Indian colleges affiliated with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the company said in a release issued here.

  • Vertical networks catching up, give generic ones a tough fight Oct 02, 2016 07:27 PM IST

    Vertical networks catching up, give generic ones a tough fight

    Vertical networks with a focus on single profession are posing a challenge to generic ones, including LinkedIn, as highly-skilled professionals along with recruiters are flocking to these networks, experts say.

  • Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen's advice to Indian IT cos Sep 14, 2016 09:37 PM IST

    Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen's advice to Indian IT cos

    Indian IT companies need to pivot to the cloud technology to stay ahead of the curve -- that's the advice to the likes of Wipro and Infosys from Adobe's Shantanu Narayen.

  • LinkedIn CEO meets HRD minister Prakash Javadekar Sep 14, 2016 09:34 AM IST

    LinkedIn CEO meets HRD minister Prakash Javadekar

    Emerging from the meeting Javadekar said it was fruitful discussion adding that the ministry is open to good ideas.

  • Excited about stimulating entrepreneurship in India: LinkedIn Sep 13, 2016 01:45 PM IST

    Excited about stimulating entrepreneurship in India: LinkedIn

    Jeff Weiner, Chief Executive of the social network for professionals, who met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said that he is most excited about stimulating and reinforcing entrepreneurship, creating economic opportunities and ensuring people have skills for the jobs that are present and will be created.

  • Why a Big Bazaar will never be able to beat a Flipkart Sep 07, 2016 12:50 PM IST

    Why a Big Bazaar will never be able to beat a Flipkart

    Despite having billions under their kitty, big corporates in India or elsewhere struggle against startup. Here are 10 reasons why.

  • STARTUP CORNER: Cab-hailing cos cast a wider safety net on ride-sharing Sep 01, 2016 03:50 PM IST

    STARTUP CORNER: Cab-hailing cos cast a wider safety net on ride-sharing

    In the country‘s fledgling but growing taxi market, cab aggregators and carpooling companies are increasingly putting in place checks to ensure safety of their customers.

  • India helps LinkedIn cross 100 mn user milestone in APAC Aug 10, 2016 06:56 PM IST

    India helps LinkedIn cross 100 mn user milestone in APAC

    The US-based firm counts India has its second largest userbase after the home market with 37 million members.

  • Jaitley for freehand to ministers, bureaucrats on social media Aug 06, 2016 05:36 PM IST

    Jaitley for freehand to ministers, bureaucrats on social media

    The draft rules bar officers from making "criticism of government" on television, social media or any other communication application by any means, including a "caricature".

  • Over 50% job seekers see cos website before applying: LinkedIn Jun 29, 2016 07:20 PM IST

    Over 50% job seekers see cos website before applying: LinkedIn

    Job seekers seek detailed information about their prospective employers as more than half of the country's professionals look at the company's website before applying for a job, says a survey

  • Flipkart top company to retain people, says a survey. Really? Jun 21, 2016 04:22 PM IST

    Flipkart top company to retain people, says a survey. Really?

    E-commerce platform Flipkart, which has been reeling under high level exits and markdowns, tops LinkedIn's "Top Attractors" list. But the company has seen a series of top level exits over the last two years.

  • Indian professionals prefer flexible work hours over high pay Jun 20, 2016 08:24 PM IST

    Indian professionals prefer flexible work hours over high pay

    Nearly 50 per cent professionals in the country are ready to forgo a top position with high salary for flexible working arrangements, says a LinkedIn survey.

  • Recruiters bank on social media for perfect talent: Report Jun 15, 2016 03:52 PM IST

    Recruiters bank on social media for perfect talent: Report

    Looking for the right fit, HR managers are increasingly turning to social media, which is proving to be a potent tool for recruiters as well as job seekers, says a report

  • MS-LinkedIn deal: Find out how Indian states, UTs are no match Jun 14, 2016 05:46 PM IST

    MS-LinkedIn deal: Find out how Indian states, UTs are no match

    Out of the total 29 states and 7 UTs, as many as 19 have gross state domestic product less than the Microsoft-LinkedIn deal size.

  • Microsoft fights history with biggest-ever software acquisition Jun 14, 2016 08:03 AM IST

    Microsoft fights history with biggest-ever software acquisition

    "Big deals don't work," said Roger McNamee, a career tech investor, who co-founded private equity firms Silver Lake and Elevation Partners, in an interview Monday on CNBC. "It's going to be hard to get the value out of this that I think they plan to get."

  • LinkedIn deal to expand Microsoft's addressable market: Nadella Jun 13, 2016 10:03 PM IST

    LinkedIn deal to expand Microsoft's addressable market: Nadella

    Speaking to CNBC, Microsoft chief Satya Nadella said that deal will bring together the world‘s leading professionals with leading professional network.

  • Hackers Deface Zuckerberg's Social Media Accounts Jun 06, 2016 10:05 PM IST

    Hackers Deface Zuckerberg's Social Media Accounts

    Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter accounts appeared to have been briefly compromised by hackers and in some cases were also defaced

  • Social Worth: New metric to assess creditworthiness takes shape Jun 02, 2016 12:02 PM IST

    Social Worth: New metric to assess creditworthiness takes shape

    EarlySalary.com, an NBFC, offers unsecured loans of up to Rs 1 lakh to salaried professionals, especially first-time applicants who find it hard to find lenders willing to disburse quick loans or even issue a credit card.

  • India has given insights into localisation: LinkedIn May 31, 2016 10:13 PM IST

    India has given insights into localisation: LinkedIn

    Reiterating LinkedIn's commitment to India, the company has moved to a new 250,000 sq feet office in Bengaluru that can house 800 staffers.

  • Uber vs Ola: How fight for Indian taxi market ended up in court Apr 29, 2016 12:23 PM IST

    Uber vs Ola: How fight for Indian taxi market ended up in court

    A seven-member internal team was set up to investigate the drivers' complaints in November, and its findings are the basis of a lawsuit filed by Uber accusing Ola of a campaign to disrupt its business and poach its drivers, said the source.

  • Google goes on hiring spree in China to stage comeback Jan 07, 2016 01:06 PM IST

    Google goes on hiring spree in China to stage comeback

    The buzz that Google Inc may move back to the Chinese mainland became louder this week after the Internet giant's numerous job postings appeared on social media.

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