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Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in its largest deal

Microsoft Corp will buy LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in its biggest-ever deal, a bold stroke by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in his efforts to make the venerable software company a major force in next-generation computing. Continue reading Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in its largest deal

Microsoft will deliver low-cost broadband to 500,000 rural Indian villages

A major partnership with Google putting free Wi-Fi in 400 train stations wasn’t the only major network news coming from India today. The Indian government also announced on Monday that it will pair with Microsoft to bring low-cost broadband connectivity to half a million villages throughout the subcontinent. That should help at least some of the estimated 4 million people that go without internet connectivity every year.

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