WHY MICROSOFT WANTED LINKEDIN.

Microsoft’s announcement, on Monday, that it would purchase LinkedIn—its biggest acquisition ever, at more than $26b—brought to mind an earlier takeover attempt, almost a decade ago. Back in the mid-aughts, Microsoft’s C.E.O. at the time, Steve Ballmer, flew to Palo Alto to try to convince Mark Zuckerberg, the young C.E.O. of Facebook, to let Microsoft … Continue reading WHY MICROSOFT WANTED LINKEDIN.

FACEBOOK’S MARK ZUCKERBERG IS FIGHTING BACK AGAINST BRAZIL.

Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg called on Brazilians to fight against what he calls injustice to the people. He urged citizens and social media users to stand up against the government and ensure that his company's messaging service (WhatsApp) never gets blocked again in the country. An appeals court had on Tuesday overturned the … Continue reading FACEBOOK’S MARK ZUCKERBERG IS FIGHTING BACK AGAINST BRAZIL.