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LinkedIn CEO on Microsoft’s acquisition

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LinkedIn CEO: Microsoft’s acquisition ‘is the best thing for our company’

Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, has released his own email he sent to company employees earlier today on the news that Microsoft was acquiring the business-themed social network for $26.2 billion. Weiner said the move ”is the best thing for our company’.

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In the email, which Weiner posted on his public LinkedIn page, he talked about how Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella first discussed the idea of ...

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Microsoft to turn your smartphone into a desktop computer

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Microsoft to turn your smartphone into a desktop computer

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by Antonio Villas-Boas

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MicrosoftThe Lumia 950, a display, and keyboard are all connected to Display Dock to make a full-size computer.

At its big New York City event on Tuesday, Microsoft made the benefits of USB-C abundantly clear.

USB-C is a new standard that will eventually replace microUSB for charging and connecting our smartphones and computers to other devices.

Microsoft’s two ...

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The popular video game will become a live-action series for Microsoft’s new console Xbox One.

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 Steven Spielberg - H 2013

 

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In addition to unveiling its new Xbox One entertainment console, Microsoft also used its presentation to announce the transfer of popular video game Halo into a television series.

For Spielberg, the news comes amid a busy development season with ABC this month granting series orders to lottery drama Lucky 7.

TNT also announced at its upfront presentation that it is developing two scripted dramas from Spielberg’s Amblin Television in Portal House with Fringe‘s Jeff Pinkner and a reimagining of Peter Gunn.

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