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Windows 7: Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

14 Jun 2016   #11
mjf

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Another thing. Wouldn't you love to see the business case for such a massive acquisition ($26billion!!!). There used to be an old management slogan "stick to the knitting". Excessive diversification can cripple a corporation. Also in the US when does the anti trust law start to kick in.


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14 Jun 2016   #12
Lady Fitzgerald

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Another thing. Wouldn't you love to see the business case for such a massive acquisition ($26billion!!!). There used to be an old management slogan "stick to the knitting". Excessive diversification can cripple a corporation. Also in the US when does the anti trust law start to kick in.
If Teddy Roosevelt was still around, this acquisition never would have happened. I still wonder where a company that was hurting so badly for sales and had just blown a wad on the Nokia fiasco came up with the cash for such a massive purchase?
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20 Jun 2016   #13
TechnoMage2016

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Another thing. Wouldn't you love to see the business case for such a massive acquisition ($26billion!!!). There used to be an old management slogan "stick to the knitting". Excessive diversification can cripple a corporation. Also in the US when does the anti trust law start to kick in.
Why am I reminded of when ITT bought Hostess? How do communications and Twinkies match up?
That had to be one of their biggest Booboos!

LinkedIn should be nic-named "Sucked In". I still don't know what I did to become involved with that POS, but I sure wish I could get out!

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20 Jun 2016   #14
mjf

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TechnoMage2016 View Post

LinkedIn should be nic-named "Sucked In". I still don't know what I did to become involved with that POS, but I sure wish I could get out!

It has its advantages and disadvantages. Like any social media you need to be careful what you post.
If you want to get out
https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/63
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27 Jun 2016   #15
TechnoMage2016

Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1, x86
 
 

Thank you MJF!
Today I did close OUT my LinkedIn account. I guess you could say I'm "Linked OUT".

I was undecided till I read "Bob Rankin's" newsletter this morning. That definitely took me off the fence.
My personal security is of extreme importance to me, and I'm just one heartbeat away from putting my Internet Modem and router in a trash masher. And, go back to hand writing my messages and sending them via USPS.

NO, I don't belong to any other public media..... and never will.

Cheers mates!
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