Microsoft’s Push To Capitalize On LinkedIn’s Economic Graph

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn Chairman and cofounder Reid Hoffman. Photo credit: LinkedIn

It’s commonplace to look at a company’s acquisition news and be puzzled by how the move fits in with the buyer’s vision. One need only looks at LinkedIn’s acquisition by Microsoft in 2016 as an example. In its largest deal to date, the Redmond, Wash.-based technology company spent more than $26 billion to acquire a… Continue reading Microsoft’s Push To Capitalize On LinkedIn’s Economic Graph

It’s All About Timing

Recent events have motivated me to write this blog post. Often times I find myself thinking about topics to write about and then soon enough, a new event happens whether it be a marketing campaign, news, technology development, etc that just reinforces my topic. This post is no exception to that rule. It’s all about… Continue reading It’s All About Timing

A New Search Engine Is (Apparently) Born

So if you haven’t heard, the latest news coming from the technology world is that Microsoft is set to unveil it’s latest attempt at squashing the search engine giants Yahoo and Google. How exactly? By revamping their existing search engine with a totally new method of conducting search queries online. So dubbed “Bing”, it was… Continue reading A New Search Engine Is (Apparently) Born

A major shift in the search engine monopoly appears to be brewing

Apparently as first reported on Robert Scoble’s blog and repeated on Truemors.com (run by Guy Kawasaki), it appears that Microsoft’s new “alternative” strategy in working with Yahoo will wind up greatly decreasing Yahoo’s status as a search engine powerhouse and help elevate Microsoft’s search status to rival that of Google. Surely while software development company… Continue reading A major shift in the search engine monopoly appears to be brewing