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Mike Butcher / TechCrunch UK:
LinkedIn launches German site to take the fight to Xing   —  LinkedIn is launching a dedicated site for Germany where local - and floated - business network Xing predominates.  LinkedIn had significant growth with sites for Spain and France last year - 200,000 users in two months and France hit 700,000.
Feb 4, 2009, 5:20 AMIn context
Jason Goldberg / socialmedian:
socialmedian Inc. Purchased by XING   —  I am thrilled to announce that socialmedian is being acquired by XING of Hamburg, Germany.  —  This is great news for socialmedian's members as XING is committed to growing and developing socialmedian both as a standalone service as well launching …
Dec 19, 2008, 12:45 PMIn context
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
European Business Social Network XING Acquires socialmedian (Update: For $7.5 Million)   —  Hamburg, Germany based XING, a global professional social network that's strong in Europe, has acquired New York based socialmedian for approximately $7.5 million in total, a mix of $4 million in cash …
Dec 19, 2008, 4:45 AMIn context
Serkan Toto / TechCrunch:
Xing's CEO Lars Hinrichs Steps Down, Denies LinkedIn Is Getting Any “Real Traction” In Europe   —  Germany-based business networking service Xing today announced its CEO Lars Hinrichs will step down and be replaced by Ebay Germany head Stefan Gross-Selbeck effective January 15, 2009.
Nov 24, 2008, 2:00 PMIn context
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Google's OpenSocial: What it means   —  Google's open social networking platform play is the buzz of the blogosphere tonight.  (see Techmeme).  Indeed, it is called OpenSocial in that the set of APIs allows developers to create applications that work on any social network that joins Google's open party.
Oct 31, 2007, 3:00 PMIn context
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat:
Xing integrates with ZoomInfo, in move to overtake LinkedIn   —  (Updated with initial LinkedIn response)  —  Xing, the Hamburg, Germany social networking site for business contacts, has just signed a deal that makes its network larger than it U.S. competitor LinkedIn.
Jun 14, 2007, 1:25 PMIn context
Dan Farber / Between the Lines:
Social networking cha cha and the land grab   —  The social Web has finally arrived.  The question is where is it going.  What Facebook, MySpace, Linked In, Xing YouTube, Xanga, Bebo, etc. and their fossilized antecedents from the late 20th century germinated has reached adolescence.
Mar 5, 2007, 1:35 PMIn context
Pete Cashmore / The Social Networking Blog:
The Xing Thing   —  Xing, a business social network that's best described as the European LinkedIn, raised 35.7 million Euros in its IPO in Frankfurt late last week.  For those who like the figures, the three year old German company has a market cap of 157M Euros and 6M Euros in revenues this past year.
Dec 12, 2006, 5:15 AMIn context
CarstenCumbrowski / Search Engine Journal:
Europe's Xing.com - The LinkedIn.com Killer?!   —  It was not too long ago when the European Business-Networking Service OpenBC.com announced their planned name change to Xing.com.  —  OpenBC.com is no longer and all links to OpenBC.com, including the links to profile pages, are being redirected to Xing.com.
Nov 19, 2006, 7:50 PMIn context

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