Is Microsoft’s Deal For LinkedIn Valuable?

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The news that Microsoft is to purchase LinkedIn for an outstanding $29 million is certainly top news. However, is it going to be something that will work for either company? We could point out all the times where acquisitions and takeovers have not worked. Consider News Corp and their purchase of MySpace for just how badly purchases of large organisations can go. Yet there are differences with Microsoft’s deal for LinkedIn. The professional social networking site has not done so well when...
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