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Old 06-13-2016, 04:21 PM   #1
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LXer: Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion


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Microsoft is buying social-networking site LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction for $26.2 billion, company officials announced June 13.The move fits in with Microsoft's increasing push to focus on business customers.Founded in 2002, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn had approximately 400 million users in 2015. The company provides a social network alternative for finding professional and work connections, sharing resumes and potentially finding new posts.

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Glad I never made a LinkedIn account now.
 
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Glad I never made a LinkedIn account now.
Ditto, likewise, and same here!

Well, I was already glad of that, now I have a new and more easily stated reason for it!

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