LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is a business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps.wikipedia
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Microsoft

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Since December 2016 it has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft. On June 13, 2016, Microsoft announced that it would acquire LinkedIn for $196 a share, a total value of $26.2 billion and the largest acquisition made by Microsoft to date.
Since the 1990s, it has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and has made a number of corporate acquisitions, their largest being the acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in December 2016, followed by their acquisition of Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in May 2011.

Curriculum vitae

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Founded on December 28, 2002, and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs.
In the 2010s, some applicants provide an electronic text of their CV to employers using email, an online employment website or using a job-oriented social-networking-service website, such as LinkedIn.

Reid Hoffman

Founder Reid Hoffman, previously CEO of LinkedIn, is Chairman of the Board. The company was founded in December 2002 by Reid Hoffman and founding team members from PayPal and Socialnet.com (Allen Blue, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant, Lee Hower, Konstantin Guericke, Stephen Beitzel, David Eves, Ian McNish, Yan Pujante, Chris Saccheri).
Hoffman was the co-founder and executive chairman of LinkedIn, a business-oriented social network used primarily for professional networking.

Jeff Weiner

LinkedIn's CEO is Jeff Weiner, previously a Yahoo! Inc. executive.
He is the chief executive officer (CEO) of LinkedIn, a business-related social networking website.

List of virtual communities with more than 100 million active users

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As of October 2018, LinkedIn had 590 million registered members in 200 countries, of which more than 250 million are active.

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It is funded by Sequoia Capital, Greylock, Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and the European Founders Fund.
The firm's early-stage investments have included Staples, LinkedIn, Kiva Systems, and Shopping.com.

Sunnyvale, California

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LinkedIn is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices in Omaha, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., São Paulo, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Stockholm, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Australia, Canada, India and Dubai.
In the 2010s, Sunnyvale became home to operations from numerous major technology companies, including Apple, LinkedIn (now headquartered in Sunnyvale), Google, Walmart Labs, and 23andMe.

Eric Ly

The company was founded in December 2002 by Reid Hoffman and founding team members from PayPal and Socialnet.com (Allen Blue, Eric Ly, Jean-Luc Vaillant, Lee Hower, Konstantin Guericke, Stephen Beitzel, David Eves, Ian McNish, Yan Pujante, Chris Saccheri).
Ly was co-founder of LinkedIn, a social networking site designed specifically for the business community, where he served as its founding chief technology officer.

Bessemer Venture Partners

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It is funded by Sequoia Capital, Greylock, Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners and the European Founders Fund.
As of 2019, the firm had invested in over 120 IPOs, including Shopify, Yelp, LinkedIn, Skype, LifeLock, Twilio, SendGrid, DocuSign, Wix.com, Box and VeriSign.

LinkedIn Pulse

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LinkedIn Pulse is a built-in news aggregation app in LinkedIn, originally developed for Android, iOS and HTML5 browsers, originally released in 2010.

List of mergers and acquisitions by Microsoft

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On June 13, 2016, Microsoft announced that it would acquire LinkedIn for $196 a share, a total value of $26.2 billion and the largest acquisition made by Microsoft to date.
Microsoft has made ten acquisitions worth over one billion dollars: Skype (2011), aQuantive (2007), Fast Search & Transfer (2008), Navision (2002), Visio Corporation (2000), Yammer (2012), Nokia's mobile and devices division (2013), Mojang (2014), LinkedIn (2016) and GitHub (2018).

222 Second Street

In April 2014, LinkedIn announced that it had leased 222 Second Street, a 26-story building under construction in San Francisco's SoMa district, to accommodate up to 2,500 of its employees, with the lease covering 10 years.
It is under lease by social networking company LinkedIn (headquartered in nearby Sunnyvale).

Economy of Dublin

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LinkedIn is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices in Omaha, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., São Paulo, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Stockholm, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Australia, Canada, India and Dubai.
Among these are Amazon, Ebay, Dell, Facebook, Zynga, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Indeed, Twitter, Google, EMC, Microsoft, Oracle, PayPal, SAP, Symantec, and Yahoo!.

LinkedIn Learning

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Learning Solutions, through which users can learn various skills related to their job function or personal learning goals, on the Lynda.com or LinkedIn Learning platforms
It is a subsidiary of LinkedIn.

Business relations

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LinkedIn allows members (both workers and employers) to create profiles and "connections" to each other in an online social network which may represent real-world professional relationships.
Many connections can be constructed through organizations such as “ LinkedIn” where one can form new relations that can be beneficial in the longterm and contacts are usually made between individuals from different businesses.

Economy of Omaha, Nebraska

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LinkedIn is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with offices in Omaha, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., São Paulo, London, Dublin, Amsterdam, Milan, Paris, Munich, Madrid, Stockholm, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Australia, Canada, India and Dubai.
Those include First Data, PayPal, and LinkedIn.

Digg

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In July 2012, LinkedIn acquired 15 key Digg patents for $4 million including a "click a button to vote up a story" patent.
After a controversial 2010 redesign and the departure of co-founders Jay Adelson and Kevin Rose, in July 2012 Digg was sold in three parts: the Digg brand, website and technology were sold to Betaworks for an estimated $500,000; 15 staff were transferred to The Washington Posts "SocialCode" for a reported $12 million; and a suite of patents was sold to LinkedIn for about $4 million.

2012 LinkedIn hack

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This action is known as the 2012 LinkedIn hack.
The social networking website LinkedIn was hacked on June 5, 2012, and passwords for nearly 6.5 million user accounts were stolen by Russian cybercriminals.

XING

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It is significantly ahead of its competitors Viadeo (50 million as of 2013) and XING (11 million as of 2016).
XING competes with the American platform LinkedIn and the European Viadeo for social networking among businesses.

Connectifier

The company was acquired by LinkedIn in February 2016 and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary.

Viadeo

It is significantly ahead of its competitors Viadeo (50 million as of 2013) and XING (11 million as of 2016).
At the time, unyk had 16 million members around the world, and this made Viadeo second only to its main competitor LinkedIn in terms of total membership.

Business card

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In January 2011, LinkedIn acquired CardMunch, a mobile app maker that scans business cards and converts into contacts.
Now they may include social media addresses such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

LinkedIn Top Companies

LinkedIn Top Companies is a series of lists published by LinkedIn, identifying companies in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India and the United Kingdom that are attracting the most intense interest from job candidates.
LinkedIn Top Companies is a series of lists published by LinkedIn, identifying companies in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India and the United Kingdom that are attracting the most intense interest from job candidates.

South of Market, San Francisco

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In April 2014, LinkedIn announced that it had leased 222 Second Street, a 26-story building under construction in San Francisco's SoMa district, to accommodate up to 2,500 of its employees, with the lease covering 10 years.
Many major software and technology companies have headquarters and offices here, including Ustream, Planet Labs, Foursquare, Cloudflare, Wikia, Wired, GitHub, Pinterest, CBS Interactive, LinkedIn, Trulia, Dropbox, IGN, Salesforce.com, BitTorrent Inc., Yelp, Zynga, Airbnb, Uber, Advent Software, and Pac-12 Networks.

Voldemort (distributed data store)

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Notable among these projects is Project Voldemort, a distributed key-value structured storage system with low-latency similar in purpose to Amazon.com's Dynamo and Google's Bigtable.
Voldemort is a distributed data store that was designed as a key-value store used by LinkedIn for highly-scalability storage.