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LinkedIn acquires news reader Pulse, shells out $90 million

LinkedIn acquires Pulse for a reported $90 million

Anthony Garreffa | Apr 11, 2013 at 10:20 pm CDT (0 mins, 30 secs time to read)

LinkedIn have announced that they have acquired the company who make the news reader app Pulse for a reported $90 million. Pulse has over 30 million users, and could give LinkedIn an injection of tools as they continue their mission to move from being a socially-enabled site to resumes and business connections to a complete information destination.

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LinkedIn took to their blog announcing the news, with the company's senior vice president Deep Nishar writing "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."

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