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Linkedin grows with Pulse Newsreader takeover

LinkedIn today announced that it has acquired Pulse, the popular news reading and mobile content distribution company.

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Pulse is a well-known platform for content gathering from the Internet. This platform has more than 30 million users across 190 countries, accessible through iOS and Android-based newsreader applications. Approximately 40 percent of its users are outside of the U.S. For its part, LinkedIn recently topped 200 million users.
The Pulse acquisition will bring in new talent, technology, and products, which will add to the company’s growing portfolio. Moreover, it will also enhance LinkedIn’s ability to deliver its services.

pulse linkedinIn a blog post announcing the news, LinkedIn senior vice president Deep Nishar writes that

We believe LinkedIn can be the definitive professional publishing platform — where all professionals come to consume content and where publishers come to share their content.

We want to be the definitive professional publishing platform where all professionals can Publish, Discover, Share.
Publish updates, comments, presentations.
Discover Influencers, Groups, news, Company Pages.
Share, like and comment.”

The transaction, LinkedIn says, is valued at approximately $90 million in a combination of about 90 percent stock and 10 percent cash. The acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of 2013.

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