VC's should steer away from the "unicorn" start-ups roaming the world nowadays and go after dragons, one expert said Thursday.» Read More
LinkedIn has acquired the email start-up company Rapportive, the CEO announces in a blog post.
If you have a company, or an idea for a company, that can make an impact on people using social media, Reid Hoffman wants to talk to you. Hoffman, a partner at Greylock Partners and the executive chairman of LinkedIn, told CNBC Friday he sees a lot of opportunity for "great businesses" that create social networks that "can change people's lives."
The Fast Money crew discuss the social media space and whether its on the brink of bursting.
Discussing the future of social media, with Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn executive chairman/co-founder and Greylock Partners partner, who says opportunities are still out there for entrepreneurs with good business ideas.
Whitney Tilson, who shorted housing before the subprime crisis, reveals which companies he thinks are overvalued and ripe for a pullback.
Mark Mahaney, analyst at Citigroup, has a "neutral" rating on LinkedIn and $90 price target.
As a result of the financial crisis, Wall Street has taken a beating on reputation, on pay and on layoffs. At the same time, with a series of hot initial public offerings culminating in Facebook’s planned issue, Silicon Valley has developed a new allure.
Stocks came off their lows but still logged a weekly decline, with the S&P and Nasdaq snapping a 5-week winning streak, following stalled debt talks in Greece, some disappointing economic reports and after S&P downgraded a handful of Italian banks.
As LinkedIn’s post-IPO lockup ends next month, CEO Jeff Weiner eased concerns about a majority of those shareholders.
LinkedIn reports its revenue more than doubled in the fourth quarter. Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, discusses earnings.
Won't Get Fooled Again: I was 15 when the iconic Who album came out in 1971, and bought it. So, apparently, did some of the euro zone ministers. The ministers are no longer being fooled.
Stock index futures accelerated their losses Friday after euro zone finance ministers withheld further aid for Greece and demanded more cuts in return for a second bailout.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers:
LinkedIn hits the 150-million-users mark, with more small business owners using it to source leads and customers.
LinkedIn’s fourth quarter results flew past Wall Street estimates as companies paid LinkedIn more for recruiting services, sending the stock higher after-hours.
The Internet-networking company delivered fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that topped expectations. Its shares rose after-hours.
Stocks squeezed out a small gain for the third-straight session Thursday, but the day's gains were limited as enthusiasm over reports over a Greek deal faded and investors were unmoved following some better-than-expected economic news.
As online companies such as Akamai and Groupon made news in the past few days, renowned Internet analyst Mark Mahaney looked behind the headlines.
Sirius, Linkedin and Activision will report earnings. So are the stocks hot or not? CNBC's Julia Boorstin & John Carney weigh in.
Mark Mahaney, analyst at Citi, explains why he gave a "neutral" rating on Groupon. He also shares his view on Yahoo! and LinkedIn.