Microsoft to purchase LinkedIn expert social network for over $26B

Microsoft and linked in declared today that the two firms would become one after Microsoft buys outstanding shares at $196 in an all-money transaction valued at $26.2 billion, including linked in’s internet funds.

The new firm will give Microsoft a huge societal graph for specialist lifestyle and is curiously declared only hours before Apple’s WWDC.

LinkedIn also possesses the well-liked Pulse Reader for iOS/Internet.


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