$1.5B Goes to Online Education Company

The last time we caught up with Lynda Weinman, co-founder of Lynda.com , the leading online education site, she was presenting the closing keynote address at our Women 2.0 Conference in 2013 . In addition to giving us her take on the online education industry, she also announced her company had just raised a $103 million in funding from outside investors for the first time. … [Read more...]

CA hires HBO visionary, Microsoft vet for top tech post

Manhattan-based CA Technologies has hired a new chief technology officer who worked at Microsoft for nearly two decades before helping HBO develop its HBO GO streaming video service. CA hired Otto Berkes who most recently served as the chief technology officer at HBO, where CA said he was responsible for developing HBO GO as well as media production, internal business systems and technology operations. … [Read more...]

MWH Signs 1 Million Contract with IFS to Support Growth

IFS , the global enterprise applications company, announced today that MWH , a global company providing technical engineering, construction services and consulting solutions to protect, enhance, store and distribute water, will expand its use of IFS Applications as part of a contract valued at over 1,000,000. The contract is for additional user licenses, which will support MWH's expansion through a number of joint venture projects. … [Read more...]

Can Social Media Use Violate Restrictive Covenants?

In today's highly socially networked world, employees rely on such sites as LinkedIn and Twitter to stay in touch with colleagues and contacts, and to chase down new job leads. Use of social media for career development is pervasive, and when combined with the popularity of noncompete and nonsolicitation clauses , legal problems arise. … [Read more...]

Facebook Green Roof Mirrors Culture

Facebook employees looking for a break from sitting hunched over a computer don't need to venture far from the company's new office space. They just need to walk upstairs -- to the roof. … [Read more...]

Agility & Cost-efficacy: Vintage To Drive Regulatory and Workflow…

Vintage, the capital markets, corporate services and institutional & fund services division of PR Newswire, today announced that the company will be presenting their Capital Markets and Corporate Services solutions 2015 LD Micro Invitational Conference, June 1 - 3. The event is held at the Luxe Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. -- S-1 and secondary offering transactions -- Shareholder communications and investor visibility -- Cost-effective EDGAR and … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Is Top Social Network For CEOs

I consult on content strategy and produce web content for technology companies. In 2014, I went around the USA on an 8-month roadtrip exploring 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, and 3D Design. … [Read more...]

Celgene Corporation to Webcast at Upcoming Investor Conferences in June

Celgene Corporation plans to present at two upcoming investor conferences in June where Celgene management will provide an overview of the Company. The conferences will be webcast live and a link to the webcast will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.celgene.com . … [Read more...]

Survey: Salespeople Use Twitter More Than LinkedIn

Twitter Inc nosed out LinkedIn Corp as the favorite social media site used by salespeople in their work, according to a survey. Twitter obtained a weighted score of 1,301, versus 1,273 for LinkedIn, according to a survey of 524 salespeople performed by Tampa, Florida based KiteDesk and consultant James Keenan. … [Read more...]

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Going public: Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel said he has a plan for an initial public offering . The startup is approaching 100 million daily users and was most recently valued at $15 billion. … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Corp Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of LinkedIn Corp have been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the thirty-eight ratings firms that are presently covering the company, AnalystRatings.NET reports . Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, twenty-six have assigned a buy rating and two have issued a strong buy rating on the company. … [Read more...]

Professional Diversity Network: Finding Its Growth Stride

Remember the dotcom boom, when all you needed was a website with some niche and a track record of growth to be a billion dollar market darling? Those days are long gone, as exemplified by the Professional Diversity Network , a company with over 4 million registered users and under $38 million in market capitalization. It's not wholly unjustified, of course. … [Read more...]

‘What is the procedure to apply for TOEFL?’

"If the greatest and most successful companies in America of modern times, be it Apple or MS, is made by college dropouts, then why are you worried about your back logs. n an online chat with readers on May 26, 2015, overseas education consultant NNS Chandra addressed queries related to pursuing a course in the US. … [Read more...]

Interview With Sharon Van Zeeland – Vice President Of Investor…

The big topics in the industry are drilled but uncompleted wells and refrac'ing. We discuss these topics and more in this interview. … [Read more...]