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EU gives conditional OK to Microsoft's LinkedIn buy

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 07 December 16

Software giant commits to giving LinkedIn rivals continued access to Office; must give Windows PC makers the option not to pre-install LinkedIn.

The European Commission has approved Microsoft's $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, albeit subject to conditions. Following an investigation, the Commission concluded that the deal does not have the potential to damage competition in the customer relationship management (CRM) and online advertising markets, but could allow Microsoft to harm rival professional social networks…

The European Commission has approved Microsoft's $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, albeit subject to conditions. Following an investigation, the Commission concluded that the deal does not have the potential to damage competition in the customer relationship management (CRM) and online advertising markets, but could allow Microsoft to harm rival professional social networks…

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