Microsoft acquires LinkedIn: The Cortana Connection

APACNetworks Asia — If you think of LinkedIn as a social network or an online recruitment service, then you may well be scratching your head about why Microsoft would spend more on it than it has on any other acquisition. But consider that Microsoft has a graph that covers how you’re connected to people by email, documents, messages, meetings and address books, while LinkedIn has a graph that covers jobs, skills, colleagues, and professional connections.

http://www.networksasia.net/article/microsoft-acquires-linkedin-cortana-connection.1466497491

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