Month in Numbers: June 2016

Welcome to another edition of Month In Numbers. This month we’re discussing buy-outs, social media’s influence on buying decisions and first impressions! Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion Last month, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for an incredible $26.2 billion. What turned into a bidding war involving CRM leader Salesforce, finally came to an end when LinkedIn chose to neg ...Read the full article


  • Bidding from Salesforce pushed Microsoft to raise its offer for LinkedIn

    marketwatch.com - 5 readers - Persistent bidding from Salesforce.com Inc. forced Microsoft Corp. to boost its offer for LinkedIn Corp. 22%, or roughly $5 billion, during the two months of negotiations, according to a regulatory filing by the professional social network and a person with knowledge of the matter.