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Microsoft and LinkedIn – Tech Giants Get Connected

You have probably heard the big news by now that Microsoft has announced its agreement to acquire LinkedIn (for $26.2 billion - its largest acquisition ever). Motivation would […]

Guided Buying and Machine Learning – What Does Microsoft’s Tay Experiment Tell Us?

Microsoft launched an Artificial Intelligence, machine-learning Twitter-bot persona last week, “Tay”, supposedly an “18-24” young woman. Tay started well, but within 24 hours, “she” was […]

Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft, but the profits keep on flowing

We’ve written every now and again about monopolies (most recently for our subscription site, Spend Matters PRO), and how procurement often unwittingly conspire with – […]