Microsoft spent over $9 billion on acquisitions last fiscal year In the last year, Microsoft has been splashing the cash on acquisitions, with 82% of it being spent on GitHub, the rest on 19 other acquisitions. In total, $9 billion was spent on acquisitions. LinkedIn debuts Events tool to help people organize and promote physical networking events Planning and announcing meetups on LinkedIn is now easier thanks to a new Events tool which aims to promote in person networking...

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