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Microsoft Confirms Rumored Plans to Acquire Yammer

On June 15th, MMW reported that Microsoft was reportedly close to a deal that would enable the tech giant to acquire Yammer, operator of a social network for businesses. On Tuesday, Microsoft and Yammer proved the rumor mill correct by announcing their definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Yammer. Microsoft will pay $1.2 billion [...]
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It’s Official: Microsoft Confirms It Has Acquired Yammer For $1.2 Billion In Cash

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

Microsoft just announced it has indeed acquired Yammer, the four-year-old enterprise social networking company, for $1.2 billion in cash. The announcement confirms weeks of very credibly sourced rumors that have been floating around... Read Post

Q: Why Does Microsoft Need Yammer? A: To Save Sharepoint

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

Microsoft is reportedly set to acquire the Yammer business social network for an estimated $1 billion. The deal would give a much-needed social network injection to its Sharepoint business collaboration platform. Yammer - with an es... Read Post

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 26, 2012

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (2 years ago)

After weeks of rumors, Microsoft confirmed that it purchased Yammer for $1.2 billion dollars. That’s billion with a “B.” Yammer is a social networking site for business users, that currently has about five million users over 200,000... Read Post


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