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June 13, 2016, 11:50 AM

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Microsoft:
Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B, Jeff Weiner to remain CEO, reporting to Satya Nadella  —  Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) on Monday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share …
Satya Nadella / Microsoft:
Satya Nadella email to employees on acquisition of LinkedIn  —  I'm excited to share that today Microsoft announced a deal to acquire LinkedIn.  You can see how Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, and I envision the opportunity ahead in this public presentation.
Jeff Weiner / LinkedIn Pulse:
In email to staff, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner assures employees the company will be a “fully independent entity within Microsoft”  —  This is the email I sent to LinkedIn's global workforce today.  I thought it might be interesting to others, too, so I've decided to publish it publicly.
Recode:
With LinkedIn buy, Microsoft is buying the company organization chart for the whole world  —  CEO Satya Nadella says the acquisition will be “key to our bold ambition to reinvent productivity and business processes.”  —  Microsoft missed the mobile wave.  Now Satya Nadella says he's …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Image of Xbox One S leaks online: 40% smaller, 2TB HDD, 4K video playback, HDR support  —  In less than 24 hours, Microsoft will host its E3 press conference.  The software maker is expected to launch a smaller, slimmer version of the Xbox One, and a fresh leak on the NeoGAF forums today is providing our first look at the new console.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
What to expect at WWDC 2016: Siri SDK, Siri on the Mac, next versions of iOS and MacOS previewed, Apple Music revamp, refinements to tvOS and watchOS  —  WWDC is almost here — and this year, Apple has more to talk about than ever.  That's because WWDC is Apple's software show …

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