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Offline Joe

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Microsoft buying LinkedIn
« on: June 13, 2016, 12:49:23 PM »
Microsoft is buying LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2 billion in big data push

WOW! That is a lot of cash.

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Re: Microsoft buying LinkedIn
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2016, 01:22:39 PM »
Wonder if they get Lynda with it too. I would assume so.
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Re: Microsoft buying LinkedIn
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2016, 01:29:33 PM »

I get stoked when I find a $10 in the pocket of my sweatshirt.
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Re: Microsoft buying LinkedIn
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2016, 02:53:24 PM »
Can't see why they'd want it; I must be missing something.

Hope they at least plug all the holes. From what I've read lately, LinkedIn's big data breach is still having repercussions years later.
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