How Key Are Emerging Markets to LinkedIn and Microsoft?
Microsoft Corp. is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn Corp. for $26.2 billion, one of the largest technology-industry deals on record, as the maker of Windows software attempts to put itself at the center of people’s business lives. The deal is a way for Microsoft, which largely missed out on the consumer Web boom dominated by the likes of Google and Facebook Inc., to sprint ahead in social tools -– in this case, for professionals. Kleinwort Benson Bank CIO Mouhammed Choukeir discusses with Bloomberg's Anna Edwards in London and Manus Cranny in Dubai on "Countdown."
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