Microsoft Acquire Professional Networking Giant LinkedIn

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 Microsoft on Monday shifted its focus to social networking with a massive $26.2 billion deal for professional social network LinkedIn.

With its biggest-ever acquisition and one of the largest in the tech sector, Microsoft is adding tools to connect with business as it moves further away from its roots as a pure software firm.

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Linkedln Acquire Job Search Startup Bright for $120 million

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Recently LinkedIn has acquired a job-search startup Bright.com for $120 million for matching job hunters with employers. Bright is launched in Feb 2011 and has already posted almost 60 millions job applications for job seekers.

 

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