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Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Engadget Engadget 13/06/2016 Jon Fingas
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You probably didn't expect your week to start this way: Microsoft has acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. The company plans to integrate the career-oriented social network into many of its apps and services, including Office, Skype and Cortana. You'd know all the details of the person you're meeting for a business deal, for example. Microsoft is vowing to maintain LinkedIn's independence, including the role of CEO Jeff Weiner.


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