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  • The new services will arrive just as LinkedIn itself gains a new boss— Microsoft— which is paying $26 billion to acquire the Silicon Valley company later this year. LinkedIn said the new features, which it showed off to reporters Thursday, were in the works before the Microsoft takeover was announced in June. But LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said his company hopes to...

  • But last week, as Yahoo Inc prepared to sell its core internet business, he was sporting a Yahoo T-shirt and, in an interview, reveled in memories of the company's heyday, along with the deep impact its alumni had- and still have- in shaping Silicon Valley. Rosensweig- now CEO of the online education company Chegg Inc- is one of scores of executives around Silicon Valley...

  • LinkedIn

    Microsoft has never bought a company the size of LinkedIn, but its struggle to integrate previous mega-purchases suggests challenges are ahead.

  • June 13- Microsoft Corp will buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal, a bold stroke by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his efforts to make the venerable software company a major force in next-generation computing. The $196- per-share price tag represented a premium of almost 50 percent over LinkedIn's stock market value as of Friday, but was...

  • June 13- Microsoft Corp will buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal, a bold stroke by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his efforts to make the venerable software company a major force in next-generation computing. The $196- per-share price tag represented a premium of almost 50 percent over LinkedIn's stock market value as of Friday, but was...

  • Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Linkedin Executive Chairman and co-founder Reid Hoffman.

    Microsoft's deal to buy LinkedIn will finally allow the social platform to compete with other tech titans, says LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.

  • June 13- Microsoft Corp will buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal, marking CEO Satya Nadella's first big effort to breathe new life into the software giant's business-productivity tools. By connecting core software like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint with LinkedIn's network of 433 million professionals, the deal marks a turn for...

  • "The professionals of the world can benefit in terms of getting their work done," said Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella, who has been trying to reinvigorate the once-lumbering company since taking over in February 2014, in a phone call. "The future of productivity is around people, identity and data and the relationships between the them," said Matt...

  • June 13- Microsoft Corp agreed to buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal, combining the software giant's fast-growing cloud services business with an online network of 433 million professionals. LinkedIn's shares soared 48 percent to $194.00 in early New York Stock Exchange trading and Microsoft's shares were down 4 percent.

  • Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B

    The software giant will acquire the professional networking site in an all-cash deal.

  • June 13- Microsoft Corp agreed to buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal, combining the software giant's fast-growing cloud services business with the world's largest online network for professionals. "Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn," Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, said in a statement. Jeff Weiner will remain...

  • June 13- Microsoft Corp agreed to buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in cash, the companies said in a statement on Monday. "Today is a re-founding moment for LinkedIn," Reid Hoffman, chairman of LinkedIn's board, said in a statement. Jeff Weiner will remain chief executive of LinkedIn, reporting to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

  • Jeff Weiner, CEO, LinkedIn

    This was key in LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner seeing a brighter future for the social media giant.

  • The Linkedin app logo is displayed on an Apple iPad.

    Just what kind of impact is the company's mobile growth having?

  • Nov 1- Professional social network LinkedIn Corp topped Wall Street's third-quarter profit and revenue targets, as advertising rates increased and sales from its hiring services nearly doubled.

  • Linkedin CEO Jeff Weiner (C) walks to the trading post after the ringing of the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange May 19, 2011 during the initial public offering of the company.

    When I interviewed Jeff Weiner last summer on my show, it was the first time he was on CNBC. It obviously wasn’t about the massive IPO that’s all the buzz today. It was the first Friday in June, so I asked him on to get his insight about hiring ahead of the jobs report that month.

  • Cashing in on LinkedIn

    Despite the popularity for LinkedIn right now, is it possible to make money on the company? Finding valuation in the social media company, with David Menlow, IPOfinancial.com; John Aiken, ITG Investment Research; CNBC's Julia Boorstin & Bob Pisani.