Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

“Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion deal on Monday to acquire professional social platform LinkedIn for $196 per share. Shares of LinkedIn surged 48 percent after the announcement, while Microsoft’s stock was down 4 percent. Trading in Microsoft had been halted briefly for news pending before the announcement of the all-cash deal. Jeff Weiner will stay … Continue reading Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Bing Adds Facebook Recommendations to Search

Microsoft will begin adding Facebook data to its Bing search results on Tuesday, including the ubiquitous “like,” in another bid to differentiate from arch-rival Google. Original Link: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/adage/homepage/~3/4qugQrKxr9E/article.php via my6sense