Business-software company Yammer agreed to sell itself to Microsoft (MSFT) for $1.2B, sources...


Business-software company Yammer agreed to sell itself to Microsoft (MSFT) for $1.2B, sources say, though it's unclear when the deal will be completed and announced. Buying Yammer, often called "Facebook for the workplace," suggests Microsoft may be trying to plug some holes in its Office software. (previously)

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  • romilar
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    Does anyone know what Yammer brings to the table that MSFT dosen't already have?
    15 Jun 2012, 07:20 AM Reply Like
  • Ed's perspective
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    inspiration
    15 Jun 2012, 07:38 AM Reply Like
  • Stone Fox Capital
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    Might just make $JIVE a huge buy as $MSFT slowly kills Yammer. Though must admit I'm not sure how much the services overlap and compete except for what the media reports.
    15 Jun 2012, 12:39 PM Reply Like
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