Microsoft will buy LinkedIn
The biggest-ever deal, Microsoft will buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, a brave short from Satya Nadella – Microsoft CEO, in his efforts to make the venerable software company a major force in next-generation computing. Microsoft will buy LinkedIn will be a great deal.
LinkedIn’s network of 433 million professionals will be connecting widely used software like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. This combination probably help Microsoft for marketing and recruiting services to its core business products and to add a suite of sales.
Microsoft CEO Nadella said to team of analysts, that “LinkedIn and Microsoft share the mission” of helping people work more efficiently. No doubt, “Connecting the world’s professionals” could be the better mission.
LinkedIn was established in 2002 and now one of Silicon Valley’s most-visible investors and entrepreneurs.