Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media — TechCrunch

Huge news today in the world of M&A in enterprise and social networking services: Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, for $26 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. LinkedIn is keeping its branding, and will become a part of Microsoft’s productivity and business processes segment. LinkedIn’s CEO…

via Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media — TechCrunch

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