• Microsoft shuts down LinkedIn in China

    2 days ago - By Tech Radar

    Microsoft has revealed its plans to shutter its localized version of LinkedIn in China later this year though the company isn't giving up entirely on helping Chinese professionals find jobs online. First launched in February of 2014, the localized version of LinkedIn for the Chinese market was created with the aim of furthering the business networking site's mission to connect the world's professionals to make them more productive and successful. At that time, Microsoft was well aware that it would have to adhere to the requirements of the Chinese government on internet platforms when...
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  • Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn. in China

    Microsoft is shutting down LinkedIn. in China

    2 days ago - By Beta News

    Microsoft launched a Chinese version of LinkedIn in 2014, having weighed up the pros and cons of operating under the scrutiny - and restrictions - of the Chinese government. Today, the software giant announces it is pulling the plug on LinkedIn there, citing a lack of success with the social aspects of the site, and the difficulties it faced with complying with the government's many demands. Microsoft isn't pulling out of China's blossoming business market entirely though - rather it's changing its focus. Microsoft's Mohak Shroff, Senior Vice President of Engineering at LinkedIn, explains...
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