26 Billion Reasons You May Consider Linking Out

by Randy Milanovic
Last month, news broke that Microsoft would be buying the social platform LinkedIn for the low, low price of $26.2 billion USD. The announcement has already made its rounds through the business press, with analysts parsing through the price and wondering about the effects on shareholders. But as regular users of the only social network that’s actually devoted to fostering busi ...Read the full article

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