LinkedIn Corp., owner of the world’s most popular professional-networking website, was sued by customers who claim the company appropriated their identities for marketing purposes by hacking into their external e-mail accounts and downloading contacts’ addresses.
LinkedIn Corp. will use acquisitions to make its professional networking tools more accessible on mobile phones and add features that make the site more relevant to members, Chief Executive Officer Jeff Weiner said.
LinkedIn Corp., the biggest professional-networking website, rose the most in almost six months after forecasting sales that topped estimates as it adds users and makes more money from recruitment services.
U.S. stocks rallied, sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index to the highest level since May, after a report showed payrolls climbed more than forecast even as the jobless rate unexpectedly rose to a five-month high.
Sheryl Sandberg, fresh off a media tour to promote her book on women in the workplace, is building the foundation for a life in the public eye that supersedes her day-to-day duties as operating chief at Facebook Inc.
LinkedIn Corp., the biggest professional-networking website, closed at the highest price since its market debut, after reporting first-quarter sales and profit that beat analysts’ estimates amid a jump in membership.