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Microsoft to Buy LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion | Vas2nets Technologies

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Microsoft announced last Monday (13/06/2016), that it would acquire the popular professional networking site LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion.

LinkedIn will remain its own “distinct brand, culture, and independence” according to a press release and Jeff Weiner will remain the as the CEO.

Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO, mentioned that “The LinkedIn team has grown a fantastic business centered on connecting the world’s professionals, together we can accelerate the growth of LinkedIn, as well as Microsoft Office 365 and Dynamics as we seek to empower every person and organization on the planet.”

While the LinkedIn CEO, Jeff Weiner said “Just as we have changed the way the world connects to opportunity, this relationship with Microsoft, and the combination of their cloud and LinkedIn’s network, now gives us a chance to also change the way the world works.”

LinkedIn was founded in 2002 by Reid Hoffman has over 400 million users and over 7 million active job listings and makes money through premium subscriptions that enable connections between professionals.

 

Culled from Time

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Health tips for the day | mHealth | VAS2Nets Technologies

  1. Sodium, a chemical found in salt, raises blood pressure by promoting the retention of fluid by the body. This increases the workload on the heart.
  2. If your pregnancy is considered high risk because of your age or health conditions, you may require more frequent visits and special care.
  3. Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease.
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Health tips for the day | mHealth | VAS2Nets Technologies

  1. Symptoms of hypertensive crisis can include anxiety nosebleeds, severe headache, and shortness of breath.
  2. Newborns with low birth weight are five times more likely to die than those whose mothers received prenatal care.
  3. Studies have linked obesity to be the leading preventable cause of cancer. Therefore a healthy weight is advised by cutting down on sugars.
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