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Windows 7: Microsoft moves Yammer under Office 365; Co-founder David Sacks is out

24 Jul 2014   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Microsoft moves Yammer under Office 365; Co-founder David Sacks is out

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Microsoft is fine-tuning further its Office businesses and is moving Yammer under Office 365.

Ever since Microsoft bought enterprise social-networking vendor Yammer two years ago for $1.2 billion, the Redmondians have allowed Yammer to continue to operate fairly independently.

But Microsoft management may be tightening its grasp a bit on the San Francisco-based Yammer business.

On July 24, Yammer Co-founder David Sacks announced on Twitter that he was leaving Microsoft and Yammer.
Read more at: Microsoft moves Yammer under Office 365; Co-founder David Sacks is out | ZDNet


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24 Jul 2014   #2
King Arthur

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

First time hearing about a "Yammer", who/what are they?
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24 Jul 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

The best I can tell yammer is a business to business chat room.
That is just a guess
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24 Jul 2014   #4
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Founder of Yammer gets the hammer
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24 Jul 2014   #5
Iforgot

Win7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Founder of Yammer gets the hammer
and "Sacks" is the word?
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25 Jul 2014   #6
jimbo45

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers
 
 

Hi there

Yammer !!!! WOTISIT !! Never heard of it. I've been in a few different businesses and can say they certainly don't use it.

Cheers
jimbo
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25 Jul 2014   #7
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Another loser business Ballsmore bought?
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25 Jul 2014   #8
Arelem

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

My company uses Yammer as an employee social networking site. Like a corporate only Facebook.
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25 Jul 2014   #9
aritra2116

Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
 
 

Wat is yammer? MS bought some hammer and tried to break Windows 8 with it?
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25 Jul 2014   #10
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by aritra2116 View Post
Wat is yammer? MS bought some hammer and tried to break Windows 8 with it?
No, M$ didn't need the hammer.
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